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Dr. Ricardo Martinez Is this you?

About

Dr. Ricardo Martinez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Punta Gorda, FL, with other offices in Port Charlotte, FL and Port Charlotte, FL. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Martinez is affiliated with Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Charlotte Regional Medical Center. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Ricardo Martinez has the following 4 specialties

  • Cardiology

    Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
    A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
    Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

    An interventional cardiologist has the same training as a cardiologist and they're well-versed in all types of heart disease and how to diagnose heart problems. The difference is that interventional cardiologists have additional expertise and training on specific interventional treatments for heart disease, such as angioplasties and stents. These methods use catheterization, which reduces recovery time as well as scarring after surgery.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2011, 2012, 2016)

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    (2016)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2011, 2012, 2014)

  • Expertise

    17 Expertise

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Angioplasty
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Cardiac Ultrasound
  • Chest Pain
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Nuclear Stress Test
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Unstable Angina
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Martinez is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Fawcett Memorial Hospital

    21298 Olean Blvd
    Port Charlotte, FL 33952

  • Bayfront Health Port Charlotte

    2500 Harbor Blvd
    Port Charlotte, FL 33952

  • Charlotte Regional Medical Center

    809 E Marion Ave
    Punta Gorda, FL 33950

  • Fawcett Memorial
  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • Howard University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Childrens Hospital Medical Center

    Residency

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