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The Department of Cardiovascular Medicine’s academic and clinical offices are located at the USF Health South Building (adjacent to Tampa General Hospital). Our clinical facilities offer outpatient cardiac diagnostics (Echocardiography, Nuclear stress) and consultative services. Specialized clinics for the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias, heart failure, and ischemic heart disease, management of anticoagulation and, lipid disorders, and evaluation and management of cardiac implantable electrical devices (pacemakers, implantable cardiac defibrillators, and resynchronization devices) are located at this center.
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is USF primary teaching hospital with approximately 1000 total beds. TGH has been recognized as one of the top Florida hospitals by US News and World Reports and likewise has been noted to be rated in the top 20 nationwide in heart and heart surgery. Tampa General Hospital contains several unique specialty units, including a heart transplant program, chest pain center, burn center, level-I trauma center, childbirth center, children's medical center and other solid organ transplant programs. Most of USF's 350 doctors care for patients at TGH.
The 577-bed James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital is directly attached to the medical college. This academic, tertiary, award winning medical center (with satellite clinics) ranks in the top five percent of all VA hospitals nationwide. The hospital opened in 1972, and is known for its extensive cardiac services including comprehensive cardiac imaging, percutaneous cardiac peripheral vascular interventional cardiology, electrophysiology,and over 250 open heart operations per year.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is Florida's premier NCI awarded cancer center. USF physicians make up the medical staff at the 162-bed center. The USF Division of
Cardiovascular Disease has an active consultation service and noninvasive laboratory at the Moffitt Cancer Center.
The USF Medical Clinic offers diagnostic and treatment services in 31 different medical specialties, ranging from primary care to sub-specialty care. Other College of Medicine affiliated facilities include the University Psychiatry Center, University Diagnostic Institute and the USF Dialysis Center.
Bay Pines VA Medical Center is a 484-bed hospital located in St. Petersburg. It has a very active inpatient and outpatient cardiac program.
All Children's Hospital is a 216-bed nationally recognized pediatric teaching hospital located in St. Petersburg. Cardiology fellows rotate through the cardiology service for education in congenital heart disease.
- A large number of patients and high-quality facilities provide fellows experience in management of a variety of conditions.
- State-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratories provide experience in the performance of coronary angioplasties, use of intravascular ultrasound, balloon valvuloplasty, peripheral angioplasty and electrophysiologic procedures.
- Active noninvasive laboratories provide reading and performance of echo and Doppler exams, transesophageal studies, tilt table, Holter studies, stress testing with echocardiographic and nuclear imaging.
- The busy coronary care units provide exposure to acute and subacute cardiac care.
- Cardiology consultation services provide a large number of consultation experiences at Tampa General Hospital, JA Haley VA Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center.
- Tampa General Hospital's transplant program provides exposure to post transplant care.