Dr. Ricardo Martinez, MD

Dr. Ricardo Martinez, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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52 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Ricardo Martinez, MD is a cardiology specialist in Punta Gorda, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute

25097 Olympia Ave Ste 102

Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Martinez 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
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Martinez'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.

Dr. Martinez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Martinez "Dr. Martinez's practice concentrates on consultative interventional cardiology and nuclear diagnostics of the heart and vascular system with an emphasis in coronary and peripheral vascular intervention, including cardiac catheterization, stent deployment, cardiac and peripheral angioplasty, and permanent pacemaker implantation. Dr. Martinez is involved in national and international research trials and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, as well as being certified in Nuclear Cardiology. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Martinez "Your Cardiologists for Life"

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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24  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

  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hartford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Martinez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Martinez's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martinez to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Martinez'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 (6)

Very caring, detail oriented, fine staff
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Clearly explains his recommendations. Works with my other doctors to ensure that I get the best medical care. Is aware of the latest technologies. Excellent diagnostician. I trust him with my life.
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I found out about Dr. Martinez via social media. Being new to the area and needing a heart Dr. I decided to give him a try. This decision saved my life! Dr. Martinez saw me immediately and recommended a heart cath, which verified some very serious,life threatening concerns. His attention to detail...more
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This man knows his stuff I'm thankful I went to him I have PVC's if I listened to another Doc I would be taking beta blocker Dr Martinez was understanding and checked me out He wrote on a piece of paper that I was perfect and he could not fix me I still have it after two years on my fridge and I...more
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Dr. Martinez saved my Husbands life and we will be forever grateful to him! He went beyond the call of duty. Dr. Martinez is the most patient, kind and caring Doctor that we have ever had the pleasure of knowing. He is up to date on new life saving medications. We have referred several of our...more
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