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Northside Hospital

Robert Sanchez, MD, FACC


The Heart Institute

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

About Robert Sanchez

Dr. Sanchez joined the Heart and Vascular Institute of Florida in 2002 after being in practice in Pinellas County since 1991. Dr. Sanchez received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY in 1981 graduating with High Honors. He obtained his MD degree from New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY in 1985. He completed his Internship and Residency training in Internal Medicine as well as his Fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY.

Dr. Sanchez is a non-invasive cardiologist whose practice includes general adult cardiology, congestive heart failure and non-invasive cardiovascular imaging. Dr. Sanchez’s area of clinical expertise is in preventive cardiology with an emphasis on the management of complex lipid and cardiometabolic disorders. He is a frequent lecturer on cardiovascular disease prevention in the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Sanchez has participated in several industry-funded clinical trials as principal or sub-investigator.

Dr. Sanchez is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a member of the American Heart Association, National Lipid Association, Southeastern Lipid Association and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.


Medical School
New York University School of Medicine

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed by Dr. Sanchez: Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) Cardiac Echocardiography (ECG) Cardiac Imaging Cardioversion Cardioversion, Elective Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent Echocardiogram Emergency Cardioversion Exercise Stress Test Peripheral Artery Catheterization Thrombolysis Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors Ultrasound, Cardiac Ultrasound, Carotid Conditions Dr. Sanchez Treats: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart Angina Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome Aortic Aneurysm Aortic Dissection Aortic Valve Disease Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation) Atrial Fibrillation Autonomic Disorders Cardiomegaly Cardiomyopathy Carotid Artery Disease Carotid Artery Stenosis Coarctation of the Aorta Congenital Heart Disease Congestive Heart Failure Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) Hyperlipidemia Hypertension Hypertensive Heart Disease Hypotension Mitral Valve Disease Mitral Valve Regurgitation Palpitations Pericardial Disease Pericarditis Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Valve Disease Septal Defect Syncope Tachycardia Tricuspid Valve Disease



Office Locations

The Heart Institute
6006 49th Street North
Suite 200
St Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 490-2100
Fax: (727) 544-7389

Accepted Insurance

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact office for details. Aetna Aetna - Choice POS II Aetna HMO AmeriGroup Blue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Cross and Blue Shield - BlueCard PPO Centene CIGNA Cigna - Open Access Cigna HMO Cigna PPO Great West Healthcare PPO Coventry Health Care Coventry Coventry Group Health Plan PPO First Health PPO Humana Humana - Choice Care PPO Medicaid Medicare Medicare (General) MultiPlan MultiPlan - PHCS PPO MultiPlan PPO UnitedHealthCare