Dr. Francisco Cardona MD Cardiologist

Dr. Francisco Cardona is a cardiologist in South Pasadena, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and Edward White Hospital. He received his medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Cardona accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and one of 27 at Edward White Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Mercy Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995–1998

University of Florida
Fellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2001–2002

University of Puerto Rico
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1998–2001

Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Effect of right atrial pacing, intravenous amiodarone and beta blockers for suppression of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery: a pilot study.
Cardona F, Seide H, Cox RA, Perez CM 2003 6

V-A block during atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: reentry confined to the AV node.
Gonzalez MD, Contreras L, Cardona F, Klugewicz C, Erga KS 2003 3

Demonstration of a left atrial input to the atrioventricular node in humans.
Gonzalez MD, Contreras LJ, Cardona F, Klugewicz CJ, Conti JB, Curtis AB, Morey TE, Dennis DM 2002 12 3

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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