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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

Phone Number: (727) 490-2100

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.



Languages Spoken

English, Spanish



Cardiac Electrophysiology

Procedures & Conditions

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

Medical Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Central del Caribe
Residency: Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, University of San Juan

Certifications & Memberships

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Diseases

Office Locations and Office Hours

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