Dr. Juan Zarate, MD

Dr. Juan Zarate, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Juan Zarate, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Okaloosa Heart and Vascular Center

1032 Mar Walt Dr Unit 110

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Zarate'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. Zarate "I will listen to your concerns and explain the available treatments and help you to understand them and go through them."

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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.


  • Universidad Cayetano Heredia - Lima Peru
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami FL
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami FL
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • StratfordLos Angeles County and University - Southern California Medical Center - Los Angeles CA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zarate has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zarate's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zarate to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zarate's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Zarate took care of my husband during an emergency, he was skilled, reacted quickly and resolved all cardiac issues. My husband had 100% blockage in lad. I thank Dr Zarate and all the staff at the Fort Walton medical center cath lab for their professionalism. He is doing wonderful and we will...more
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Very arrogant and unkind doctor, talked so condescendingly to my dad when my dad tried to ask him any questions. Overheard him talking poorly of my elderly father as soon as we left his office, he thought we had left but my dad stopped to use the restroom. Never took my dad to this doctor again.
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Dr. Juan Zarate is, in my view, an extraordinary talent, not only a gifted and highly skilled medical practitioner, but a genuine advocate for his patients, no two of whom are alike. "This is where we're going next" is a phrase I look forward to hearing from Dr. Zarate; it tells me there's a...more
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