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George Blanco, MD, FACC

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.


Medical Education & Training

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
Specialty Board Certifications: Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases

Procedures and Conditions

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

Accepted Insurance

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





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Office Locations

The Heart Institute
560 Jackson Street N.
Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone: (727) 329-1600
Fax: (727) 329-1694
Hours: M-F 9-5 Appointment Only
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