Dr. George Blanco, MD

Dr. George Blanco, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. George Blanco, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in St Petersburg, FL. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Blanco is affiliated with Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute and Bayfront Medical Center.

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Blanco's Experience

Dr. Blanco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Emergency Cardioversion
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • PET Scan
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac

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 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanco to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Blanco's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
in St Petersburg, FL |
Dr Blanco is a very special caring person, who understands one's needs. He has the time to listen to ones concerns and act accordingly. I would recommend Dr Blanco to any heart related patient. So pleased to have him as my heart related Dr. Sincerely Eric Addlestone
in St Petersburg, FL |
Knowledgable, Through and relates to older clients with ease. He address all patient concerns well.
in St Petersburg, FL |
I have been seeing Dr. Blanco since retiring from Pinellas County in 2008. It was not convenient to continue going to Clearwater for regular check-ups when my home Is in St. Pete. and my husband was seeing a different doctor at this office. My pulmonary doctor, Dr. Warren Abel suggested that I see Dr. Blanco as he had gone to school with several of Dr. Abel's associates and he had an excellent reputation and due to his younger age, was familiar with the newest drugs and information.
in St Petersburg, FL |
Dr. Blanco was very easy to talk to and explained everything in detail to which I could understand. He only runs the test that he feels are necessary and pending results he decides if further testing is necessary.
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with Dr. Blanco with us!
in Pinellas Park, FL |
Dr Blanco was assigned to my care 10+ years ago while I was in St. Anthony Hosp after suffering a heart attack. He performed the proceedure on me to make the diagnosis. I needed stents. Done! He has been my doctor since then. He is very caring, concerned, conscientious and always available. He also has incredible credentials. I check backgrounds etc before I choose a doctor. It was my lucky day when he was assigned to my care. You could not choose a finer doctor
in St Petersburg, FL |
I first met Dr.Blanco in the Hospital after my heart attack.I had told the Hospital that I had seen a doctor from The Heart Instatute and so had my parents.I was very pleased with Dr.Blanco's concern with the issues I was dealing with while in the hospital .He right away ordered testing and the problem Was taken care of.He has been Very professional getting me on the right track of what I need to do .He orders test for me calls me if he feels it's needed .Very Caring ,He sees many of our family
Thank you for sharing your experience with our office! Dr. Blanco and staff strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients. We will pass along your kind words.
St Petersburg, FL |
I heartily recommend Dr Blanco!
in St Petersburg, FL |
Dr. Blanco came to see me as soon as I had a heart attack, recommended by my PCP. What a blessing that was. He has been my cardiologist, and has been wonderful. He is friendly and professional. He cares about me and my well being. I will continue to be his patient.
in St Petersburg, FL |
Dr. Blanco is warm and friendly in person. However, trying to get any feedback over the phone or after testing is a nightmare. Once the testing is done, he is done with you. He doesn't call you if your tests are "normal" - so even if you are actually experiencing some kind of heart symptoms, he isn't interested in getting to the bottom of them. As long as he has done the tests and collected the fees, he is satisfied.
We are sorry to hear this and truly value your feedback. Patient experience is important to us at The Heart Institute, so we will make every effort to address any concerns you may have. Your comments have been shared with the physician. If you would like to speak with someone about this experience, please reach out to Jordan, the Practice Manager, at 727-329-1613.
in St Petersburg, FL |
Chosen for me during my hospitalization
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Dr. Blanco accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    Coventry Health Care of Florida PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

Hospitals where Dr. Blanco has admitting privileges

Palms of Pasadena Hospital
1501 Pasadena Ave S
South Pasadena, FL 33707
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Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute
6000 49th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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