Our cardiovascular practice offers the most comprehensive array of diagnostic and treatment tools in the area to diagnose the status of your heart and vascular health quickly and accurately.
Our extensive in-office diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services are complemented by Bayfront Health System's James Heart Center – offering the most advanced cardiac catheterization labs, operating suites and cardiac equipment.
Our highly trained specialists offer a full array of diagnoses and treatments for all forms cardiovascular disease in adults. This includes diagnostic testing such as:
- Stress Testing
- Ultrasound Testing of the Peripheral Vascular Systems (including evaluation of poor circulation to the legs).
Interventional Treatment Options
We provide interventional treatment options to help resolve cardiovascular disease— including cardiac catheterizations, peripheral vascular intervention and opening of blocked heart vessels with angioplasty and stents.
We have a special interest in the unique needs of women with cardiovascular disease. No other cardiac center in the area is as comprehensive, nor can match our in-office diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services.
Our team is dedicated to advancing the cardiovascular medical sciences, which is why we invite any interested patients to inquire about participating in one of our many clinical trials. Please call us at (727) 893-6234 for more information.
Understanding Heart Disease - Learn about the anatomy of the heart, coronary arteries and heart valves.
Women and Heart Disease - Women don't think of heart disease as their greatest health threat. But it's the nation's number one killer, and women are its prime target.
Cardiac Catheterization - Cardiac catheterization is a procedure in which a catheter is moved through a blood vessel to the heart in order to better diagnose coronary heart disease, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure and other heart conditions.
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery - One way to treat the blocked or narrowed arteries is to bypass the blocked portion of the coronary artery with another piece of blood vessel.
Hugh M. van Gelder, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP
Steven V. Curiale, MD
601 7th Street South, Suite 530A
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 553-7450
Ravikiran Korabathina, MD
Michael Mishkin, DO*
625 6th Ave. S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 893-6234
*Physicians are Employees of the University of South Florida and Independent Members of the Medical Staff of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.