Dr. Marcelo Branco, MD

Dr. Marcelo Branco, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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65 y/o
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Dr. Marcelo Branco, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.Read his story

Northwest Florida Heart Group

8333 N Davis Hwy Fl 4

Pensacola, FL 32514
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Branco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Branco "Dr. Branco earned his medical degree from Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. His postgraduate training included a Residency with Marshall University Affiliated Hospitals in Huntington, West Virginia, followed by a Fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Dr. Branco is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Branco "West Florida Cardiology Physicians and staff are committed to setting the standard for cardiovascular disease care in Northwest Florida by providing the highest quality of care possible. We strive to provide the best clinical care combined with communication and patient involvement to achieve the best outcomes for our patients."

5  Specialties

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

4  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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26  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

  • Federal University of Rio De Janeiro / Faculty of Medicine / Center of Health Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Universidade Federal Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Marshall University Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Marshall University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Ky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Branco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Branco's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Branco

4.4

Based on 13 reviews

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I was referred to Dr. Branco in 2010 for higher than normal blood pressure even though I was already taking blood pressure medication. He ordered the necessary test to find the cause and determined that one of the arteries from my kidney was 90% clogged. He ordered a renal stent and that cleared...Read More
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Carolyn in Pensacola, FL – Aug 21, 2018
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I was revered to Dr. Franco for a arrhythmia condition. Dr. Franco performed an ablation. During the procedure I remained awake. I heard Dr. Bronco tell the Technician, "Off!! Off!! Dam it!!! The Nurse grabbed my hand to comfort me. Dr. Bronco told my wife that the procedure went well and I was...Read More
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Gulf Breeze, FL – Jun 26, 2018
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I went into the ER with a cardiac event and had to have one stent inserted. Dr.Branco did the procedure. I missed a good opportunity to die and even failed to get a lot of sympathy from the family. The nurses, etc., were all great, procedure flawless, but I will have to try harder if I have...Read More
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John in Cantonment – Mar 02, 2018
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Very pleasant and takes the time to answer all of your questions and explains things in terms you can understand.
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Pensacola – Mar 01, 2018
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Being I was a new patient I didn't know what to expect. I was well pleased with treatment I got. Dr. Branco had really reviewed my past treatment and I really calmed my any fears that I had. looking forward to being a patient of Dr. Branco.
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William Kaser in Pensacola, FL – May 24, 2017
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