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George Blanco, MD, FACC

Cardiology

The Heart Institute

560 Jackson Street N., Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

About George Blanco

Dr. Blanco is a native of St. Petersburg who was born at St. Anthony's Hospital. He attended St. Petersburg High School where he graduated as the valedictorian in 1993. He received his bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Florida in Gainesville where he was an Anderson scholar.

Dr. Blanco then completed his medical degree at the University of South Florida. He remained at USF for his Internal Medicine residency where he served as the Chief Resident. He also completed his Cardiovascular fellowship at the University of South Florida where he was the Chief Cardiology Fellow.

Dr. Blanco joined the Heart and Vascular Institute in 2007 and moved back to St. Petersburg with his wife, Elizabeth, who is an attorney and his two young children. He is an invasive Cardiologist and performs diagnostic catheterizations. He specializes in non-invasive imaging including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, stress echocardiograpy, exercise stress electrocardiograms, and newer modalities such as PET cardiac imaging and CT angiography.

Dr. Blanco enjoys teaching and serves as the attending physician for the Bayfront medical residents rotating through Cardiology. He also lectures with the St. Petersburg Catholic High School pre-medicine program. Dr. Blanco is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular diseases.

Education

Medical School
University of South Florida College of Medicine

Internship
University of South Florida College of Medicine

Residency
University of South Florida College of Medicine

Fellowship
University of South Florida College of Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases

Gender

Male

Languages Spoken

English

Procedures & Conditions

Non-invasive imaging Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography Nuclear cardiology Stress echocardiograpy Exercise stress electrocardiograms PET cardiac imaging CT angiography

Specialty

Cardiology

Office Locations

The Heart Institute
560 Jackson Street N.
Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone: (727) 329-1600
Fax: (727) 329-1694

Office Hours

M-F 9-5 Appointment Only

Accepted Insurance

•Humana •AvMed •Aetna •Health Options •HIP •Cigna •WellCare •Medicaid •United Health Care

Additional Locations

Northside Office

6006 49th Street N, Suite 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: 727-490-2100

Pasadena Office

1615 Pasadena Avenue S., Suite 300
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Phone: (727) 490-3030