Dr. Hector Fontanet, MD

Dr. Hector Fontanet, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Hector Fontanet, MD is a cardiology specialist in Land O Lakes, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1982 and specializes in cardiology.

2100 Via Bella Blvd Ste 202

Land O Lakes, FL 34639

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Fontanet'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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15  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 Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • VA Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • VA Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fontanet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fontanet's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontanet to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fontanet'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Not only do I see Dr. Fontanet , we took my 92 year old mother to see him too. She loves him and so does our whole family. My heart issue is rather rare and Dr. Fontanet is well educated and I trust him with my life. He has a wonderful bedside manner, you can tell that he actually cares. If you...more
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Thoroughly listened and went through my paperwork. He also teaches the whys something is going on with your heart. I feel very confident in his knowledge and care.
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As a provider myself I go to him. He is the only one I would trust to guard and protect my heart. He is an amazing cardiologist!!!
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He is friendly, kind, understanding and exudes confidence and trust - and he does know his stuff.
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