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For the convenience of our patient community, CHVI  has a new office at 14575 Tamiami Trail, North Port.

Physicians

Best Cardiologists in Port Charlotte, FL

Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute has three locations with a group of physicians that focus on cardiology practice and cardiac medicine. Learn about our founders and team of doctors at our Southwest Florida community.

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Jeffrey Brumfield

Jeffrey Brumfield, MD FACC FHRS


Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Specialties
Cardiac Electrophysiology

Medical Degree
University of Kentucky School of Medicine

Residency
Greenville Hospital System

Fellowship
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Certifications
ABIM Cardiology
ABIM Cardia Electrophysiology

Services
Ablation
AICD Insertion
Pacemaker Insertion
TEE
Tilt Table Testing

Joined CHVI
2016

 


 

Best Cardiologist in Port Charlotte, FL

Terence Connelly, MD FACC

 

Specialties
Consultative Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology

Languages
English

Undergraduate Degree
Wayne State University (Detroit MI)

Medical Degree
Wayne State University (Detroit MI)

Internship
Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee WI)

Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee WI)

Fellowship
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis MN)

Certifications
Fellow of American College of Cardiology
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations
American College of Cardiology

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Practice Interests
Coronary Vascular Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Venous Disease

Services
Coronary Stenting
Peripheral Vascular Stenting
Venous Stenting
Venous Ablation
Pacemaker
Implantable Defibrillator

Recognition and Awards
Castle Connolly Best Interventional Cardiologist in SW Florida 2013-present

Joined CHVI
1998 Founding Member, Board of Directors

 


 

J. Robert Kuhns

J. Robert Kuhns, MD 

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Joined CHVI
2010

 


 

Mario Lopez

Mario Lopez, MD FACC

Specialties
Consultative Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology

Languages
English
Spanish

Medical Degree
Doctor of Medicine – Universidad Central del Este 1981

Internship
Mountainside Hospital 1984

Residency
Mountainside Hospital 1982

Fellowship
Deborah Heart and Lung Center 1982

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Joined CHVI
1998 Founding Member, Board of Directors

 


 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, DO FACC

Specialties
Consultative Cardiology
Invasive Cardiology

Languages
English

Undergraduate Degree
The Florida State University (Tallahassee FL)

Medical Degree
Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Lauderdale FL)

Internship
Sun Coast Hospital (Largo FL)

Residency
University of South Florida (Tampa FL)

Fellowship
University of South Florida (Tampa FL)

Certifications
Fellow of American College of Cardiology
AMIB Internal Medicine
Testamur in IBHRE/NASP Exam

Professional Affiliations
American College of Cardiology

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Practice Interests
Coronary artery disease and prevention
Congestive Heart failure
Device therapy for heart failure
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Venous Disease

Services
Diagnostic cardiac cath
Pacemaker implantation and management
Implantable Defibrillator implantation and management
Peripheral Vascular Stenting
Venous Ablation
Transesophageal echocardiogram

Joined CHVI
2005, Board of Directors

 


 

Ricardo Martinez

Ricardo Martinez, MD FACC

Specialties
Consultative Interventional Cardiology
Nuclear Diagnostics

Languages
English
Spanish

Medical Degree
Howard University 1993

Internship
University of South Florida, College of Medicine 1996

Residency
University of South Florida, College of Medicine 1996

Fellowship
Hartford Hospital 2000

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Joined CHVI
1999, Board of Directors

 


 

Nicolai Mejevoi

Nicolai Mejevoi, PhD MD

Specialties
Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology

Languages
English
Russian

Medical Degree
State Medical And Pharmaceutical University
Nicolae Testemitanu (Chisinau, Moldova)

Internship
Good Samaritan Hospital (Baltimore MD)

Residency
Good Samaritan Hospital (Baltimore MD)

Fellowship
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (Newark NJ)

Certifications
Cardiology Institute of Moldova and Moldova Academy of Science
PhD Medical Science 1995
Internal Medicine 2006
Cardiology 2009
Interventional Cardiology 2010
Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation 2013

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Practice Interests
General Cardiology
Coronary Artery Disease
Complex Intervention, including Chronic Occlusions and High Risk Procedures
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Aortic Aneurism
Structural Heart Disease
Atrial Septal Defect
Patent Foramen Ovale

Services
Cardiology Consultation and Follow-up
Coronary Angiogram and Intervention with focus on Transradial Procedure
Peripheral Angiogram and Endovascular Revascularization
Angioplasty
Stent
Atherectomy
Rotoblation
Atrial Septal Defect Closure
Patent Foramen Ovale Closure

Joined CHVI
2016, Board of Directors

 


 

Melody Strattan

Melody Strattan, DO FACC

Specialties
General Cardiology
Interventional Cardiology

Languages
English

Medical Degree
Nova Southeastern University (Davie, FL)

Residency
Largo Medical Center (Largo, FL)

Fellowship
Largo Medical Center (Largo, FL)
Mercy Medical Center (Madison City, IA)

Practice Interests
Radial Heart Catheterization
Radial Heart Interventions
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Echocardiography
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Heart Disease in Women

Certifications
AOBIM Interventional Cardiology 2019
AOBIM Internal Medicine 2014
NBE Comprehensive Echocardiography 2016
AOBIM Cardiology 2017
CBNC Nuclear Cardiology 2017

Hospital Privileges
Bayfront Port Charlotte
Bayfront Punta Gorda
Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Joined CHVI
2018