Dr. Carlos A. Leche, MD

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Dr. Carlos A. Leche, MD

Cardiology | Male

Pinnacle Cardiovascular Associates 1450 Oakfield Dr, Brandon, FL 33511 Get Directions

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As a cardiologist I believe in compassionate care and a proactive approach for the prevention, detection and treatment of cardiovascular...   Read More

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  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Leche has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement;2013-05-02T00:00:00
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  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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    Dr. Leche's Review Details
    4.7 based on 15 responses
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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (15)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (15)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Leche's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (13)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (13)
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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

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    • Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cardiac Arrest
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Palpitations
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vein Diseases

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Angioplasty
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Angiography
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Echocardiography
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Nuclear Stress Testing
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Stress Echocardiogram
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thrombolysis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vein Laser Ablation

    Background Check

    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Leche has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (5/2/2013)
      • Amount or Range: $162,500.00
      • Nature of Complaint: HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
      • State: Florida
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      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1995

    • Internship Hospital
      Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center

      Completed in 1997

    • Residency Hospital
      Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

      Completed in 1999

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Temple Univ Hosp

      Completed in 2002

    • Undergraduate School
      Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1991

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Cardiology
    • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Leche's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Leche

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Leche's Care Philosophy

    As a cardiologist I believe in compassionate care and a proactive approach for the prevention, detection and treatment of cardiovascular diseases including problems of the heart and blood vessels including arterial and venous systems.