Dr. Francisco Cardona, MD

Dr. Francisco Cardona, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Francisco Cardona, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.

The Heart Institute

6006 49th St N Ste 200

Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cardona performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Cardona's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cardona "We have forged in new frontiers of cardiovascular care and treatment through advances in nuclear medicine, cutting edge technology and research, and the development of preventive and educational services. Coupled with highly trained physicians and medical staff, The Heart & Vascular Institute has established itself as a "Center of Excellence" in the care and treatment of cardiovascular disease."

5  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Physiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 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.


  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Universidad Central Del Caribe
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mercy Hospital Of Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mercy Hospital Of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cardona has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cardona's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cardona to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cardona's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Cardona is a fine doctor and an asset to the Heart and Vascular practice. Not many doctors choose cardiac electrophysiology, but the pacer clinic is one of the best in the area!
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Dr. Cardona and his staff are very efficient and knowledgeable. I always feel like they have my best interest in mind when they treat me as a patient. I would recommend them to family, friends and anyone that asked for my input.
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I have been very pleased with the Heart Institute. Since first seeing them on a recommendation of a neighbor who is a patient. Since seeing Dr. Memon who was able to get me a heart monitor for a month and then Dr. Cardona who was able to interpret the results and come up with my options. One of...more
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Prompt and easily understood.
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I really want to personally take this time to thank Dr. Cardona and his staff, who personally sees to it that I am carefully watched due to my heart attack. I get calls checking on my status and makes sure I am doing well. I go the pace maker clinic there and they monitor my pace maker, and they...more
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