Dr. Margarita R Cancio MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Margarita Cancio is an infectious disease specialist in Tampa, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Florida Hospital and Kindred Hospital Bay Area-Tampa. She received her medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Cancio accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 21 doctors at Florida Hospital and one of 10 at Kindred Hospital Bay Area-Tampa who specialize in Infectious Disease. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of South Florida
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

University of South Florida
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1986 - 1988

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Significant reduction in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ventilator-associated pneumonia associated with the institution of a prevention protocol.
Rumbak, M. J., Cancio, M. R.

Prevention of infection caused by gram-positive bacteria in the bloodstream and lungs.
Rumbak, M., Cancio, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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