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Northside Hospital

Francisco Cardona, MD, FACC

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology

The Heart Institute

6006 49th Street North, Suite 200
St Petersburg, FL 33709

About Francisco Cardona

Dr. Cardona joined Heart & Vascular Institute of Florida in August 2002. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Cinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Cardona graduated medical school from the University Central del Caribe in his homeland of Puerto Rico and the completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology Fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh and University of San Juan, Puerto Rico. He then completed a two-year subspecialty in Cardiac Electrophysiology at University Of Florida, Shands Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida working with Dr. Mario Gonzalez specializing in advanced catheter ablation of difficult cardiac arrhythmias before moving with his wife and two boys to St. Petersburg, Florida.


Medical School
Universidad Central del Caribe

Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh, University of San Juan

Certifications & Memberships

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Diseases



Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

EP studies, catheter ablations, pacemaker/defibrillator insertion and removal


Cardiac Electrophysiology

Office Locations

The Heart Institute
6006 49th Street North
Suite 200
St Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 490-2100

Accepted Insurance

The Heart Institute participates in most Managed Care Contracts, some of which are listed below: Humana AvMed Aetna Health Options HIP Cigna WellCare Medicaid United Health Care