Dr. George Blanco, MD

Dr. George Blanco, MD

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43 y/o
(26)

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Dr. George Blanco, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Bayfront Medical Group

601 7th St S # 495

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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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
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 87% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Blanco'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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
  • Ischemia
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
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22  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.

Education

  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blanco's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanco to family and friends
26 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Blanco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I normally have a hard time trusting doctors especially those who seem more concerned about money than my health but I actually came to trust Dr. Blanco rather quickly. He is straight up and will tell you like it is and he truly is interested in his patients well-being and I no now this because he...more
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Thank you for the kind words, Donald! We are so lucky to have such committed Physicians and staff at The Heart Institute and are so thankful for all they do. We will be sure to pass along your comments.

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Dr Blanco’s office was simple to set the appointment. Everything was on time and Dr Blanco took the time to listen, discuss and explain.
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Thank you for the kind words!

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If you want THE BEST in Cardiology, see George E. Blanco, MD, FACC. Dr. Blanco was instrumental in saving my husband Don's life. Don was fatigued but was never told anything was wrong with his heart. When Dr. Blanco saw him, he did not alarm us, but immediately sent him to a heart surgeon. ...more
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Very thorough, never felt rushed. Feel very lucky to have found such a great doctor.
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Thank you for the kind words.

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I was very pleased with my recent visit to the Heart Institute for an appointment with Dr. Blanco. The wait time was brief and Dr. Blanco was very good at explaining my diagnosis and treatment. I would recommend him without reservation.
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