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George Blanco, MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Physician Rating


167 reviews

Exam Thorough: 4.7
Provider Answers: 4.7
Provider Concern: 4.7
Wait Reasonable: 4.4

The Heart Institute
Downtown Office

560 Jackson St N, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

About George Blanco

Dr. George Blanco, Cardiologist St. Pete

George Blanco, MD, is a native of St. Petersburg, Fla. who was born at St. Anthony’s Hospital. He attended St. Petersburg High School where he graduated as the valedictorian in 1993. He received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. where he was an Anderson scholar.

Dr. Blanco then completed his medical degree at the University of South Florida. He remained at USF for his internal medicine residency where he served as the chief resident. He also completed his cardiovascular fellowship at the USF where he was the chief cardiology Fellow.

Dr. Blanco joined the Heart and Vascular Institute in 2007 and moved back to St. Petersburg with his wife, Elizabeth, who is an attorney and his two young children. He specializes in non-invasive imaging including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, stress echocardiograpy, exercise stress electrocardiograms and newer modalities such as PET cardiac imaging and CT angiography.

Dr. Blanco enjoys teaching and serves as the attending physician for the Bayfront medical residents rotating through cardiology. He also lectures with the St. Petersburg Catholic High School pre-medicine program. Dr. Blanco is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular diseases.


Medical School
University of South Florida - Tampa, FL

Certifications & Memberships

Cardiovascular Diseases



Languages Spoken



Cardiovascular Disease

Office Locations

The Heart Institute
Downtown Office
560 Jackson St N
Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone: (727) 329-1600

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm