Dr. Robert Eckart, DO

Dr. Robert Eckart, DO

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Robert Eckart, DO is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

1950 Arlington St Ste 400

Sarasota, FL 34239

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

2 malpractice claims Found
  • Settlement (12/31/2014)View details
  • Settlement (1/8/2015)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Eckart's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eckart performs Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Eckart performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eckart performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Eckart performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eckart performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Eckart performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary

Dr. Eckart's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abnormal Heart Beat
Aneurysm
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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Bradycardia
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Defibrillator Implantation
Device Implantation and Extraction
Electrophysiological Study
Electrophysiology
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Syncope
Tachycardia
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Eckart, DO is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2006
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Harvard School Of Public Health
2004
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
Tripler Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1998
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1994
Michigan State University
Undergraduate School
2006
2006
2004
2001
1999
1998
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Eckart's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eckart

3.8

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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(6)

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Dr. Eckart wants to make sure the patient understands the disease process so they may better understand options. He spends all the time necessary to educate, and his bedside manner is one of compassion and genuine empathy. He is a straight-shooter. There is a reason my Cardiologist sent me to...Read More
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Poor follow up-and too big of an ego. I have been an RN 43 yrs and have advocated for patients as well as myself and this Dr is above even asking for second opinion even though it was advised by one of his colleagues. Furthermore he thinks nothing of kicking a patient out of The practice if his...Read More
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Dr. Eckart was rude, arrogant, and perhaps was recommending to me questionable surgery. He told me he could 100% cure my AFib with a procedure used to correct Atrial Flutter. When I didn't understand how this would work (since another electrophysiologist some years ago had told me there was a...Read More
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Explains detail information ... very kind hearted.. hence, heart doctor... my family are very pleased to have him do the procedure ... moments like this educates us more .. to be more in tune with our health... Thank you...
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Dr. Eckart is very knowledgeable and has great bedside manors. He has always work with me and returns my calls. He was the only heart specialist I could find who actually diagnosed me correctly. I trust him with my life.
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