The Cardiac & Vascular Institute (TCAVI) is excited to announce Interventional Cardiologist, Fernando Ortiz, M.D. has joined our practice as of August 2, 2021.

“We are thrilled to welcome Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Fernando Ortiz to The Cardiac and Vascular Institute,” says Interventional Cardiologist Mark Tulli, MD, Medical Director at The Cardiac & Vascular Institute. “Dr. Ortiz brings with him, from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, his superb training in treating cardiovascular disease to help foster the mission of serving our community’s cardiovascular needs.”

Dr. Fernando Ortiz graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, (with a concentration in Cellular Biology and Chemistry), and Ind Interdisciplinary Honors Research from the University of South Florida having gone on to receive his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His completed his residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian–Columbia University Medical Center going on to accomplish his cardiology fellowship at the University of Minnesota and his research fellowship and interventional cardiology fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Ortiz holds board certifications in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiology and Internal Medicine. His clinical interests include complex coronary artery revascularization, chronic total occlusion (CTO), Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI).

An integral element of The Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s success is the commitment to attract exceptional providers. As TCAVI continues to grow by adding more physicians and services, the number one priority and reason for existence remains the same: the care for our patients. Our exceptionally skilled physicians and advanced care practitioners are all devoted to our mission of providing our patients the highest quality cardiovascular care available.

About The Cardiac & Vascular Institute

The Cardiac & Vascular Institute (TCAVI) provides specialized cardiology and vascular care to North Central Florida with offices in both Gainesville and Lake City, Florida. TCAVI is committed to providing the highest quality health services to our patients with physicians board certified in every aspect of cardiology. TCAVI prides itself on providing state of the art diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive cardiac services by utilizing the best in both the technology and the art of medicine. Their focus is understanding and resolving patients’ health care needs by delivering services with compassion, professionalism and respect.