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Welcome to the Tampa Bay Heart Institute!

The Tampa Bay Heart Institute has delivered unsurpassed cardiovascular care since 2004. Serving patients in the Bay area, the institute offers a full range of cardiac diagnostics, interventions, and treatments.

Our Services

The dedicated team at the Tampa Bay Heart Institute brings together both broad expertise and specific specializations. That combination means we can offer patients a wide spectrum of cardiovascular services:

Patients who are diagnosed here can also receive treatment and rehabilitation with us. That approach means patients spend less time explaining their medical history and filling out forms, and more time recovering.

A Growing Network

The Tampa Bay Heart Institute is affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Northside Hospital. Should patients have other health concerns, we have access to the vast network of experts and specialists in the HCA family. And we’re excited to welcome The Heart and Vascular Institute of Florida South (HVIF) to our family. HVIF is now affiliated with Northside Hospital as part of the HCA Pinellas market.

“Together with the Tampa Bay Heart Institute at Northside Hospital, The Heart & Vascular Institute of Florida South aims to advance cardiovascular research, education and clinical excellence in cardiac disease prevention, cardiac diagnosis and treatment, and coronary and vascular intervention,” said Peter Wassmer, MD, cardiologist with HVIF. “We look forward to working with Northside Hospital to further expand the electrophysiology program and provide unparalleled cardiovascular care to our community.”

The new partnership will enhance the Tampa Bay Heart Institute’s ability to deliver cardiovascular care to patients in the area. HVIF is one of the largest providers of cardiovascular care in the region, with three locations throughout St. Petersburg. It has 16 board certified physicians on staff and more than 100 employees.

We’re excited to welcome the HVIF team to the Tampa Bay Heart Institute! If you have questions about cardiovascular care at the Tampa Bay Area Heart Institute, please contact us today. Visit the Tampa Bay Heart Institute online or call 727-521-4411.

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About HCA West Florida

Building a Healthy Community HCA West Florida is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in West and Central Florida communities. Last year we treated 1.23 million patients. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. HCA West Florida affiliated facilities include: ■15 hospitals ■17 ambulatory surgery centers ■numerous diagnostic imaging facilities and occupational health sites ■an integrated regional lab ■and a consolidated service center Touching Lives In 2009, the 15 hospitals in West and Central Florida provided care for approximately 521,193 patients through Emergency Department visits and more than 170,368 hospital admissions. Our more approximately 4,000 physicians and 15,700 employees provide the quality foundation for delivering care to our patients safely, effectively and compassionately. Supporting Our Communities In addition to physical health, we contributed more than $1.5 billion to the fiscal health of our communities in 2009. Key indicators include: Wages, Salaries & Benefits: Approximately $895,388,627 Charity & Uncompensated Care: Approximately $165,292,501 Taxes Paid: Approximately $103,006,531 Capital Reinvestment: Approximately $136,447,376
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