Dr. Robert Eckart, DO

Dr. Robert Eckart, DO

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Robert Eckart, DO is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 12 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  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*

59  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
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27  Procedures

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 12/31/2014
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: SANTA ROSA COUNTY
    State: Florida
  • Settlement : 1/8/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    State: 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

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Eckart's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eckart

3.8

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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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