John Bittl, MD

John Bittl, MD

Cardiology Ocala, FL

Munroe Heart and Vascular Institute

Office Address

  • 1511 Sw 1st Ave
    Ocala, FL 34471
    Phone: (352) 867-8311
    Fax: (352) 867-1053

John Bittl, MD

Cardiology Ocala, FL

Munroe Heart and Vascular Institute

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Interventional Cardiology

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • University of California

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1997 - 2016
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1982 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInterventional Cardiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
    • Best Doctors in OcalaOcala Magazine, 2011
    • Five Star Doctors in OcalaOcala Style Magazine, 2011

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Family presence during cardiac catheterization procedures (letter)  Bittl JA, Cathet Cardiovasc Interv, 1/1/2014
    • ACCF/AHA/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS focused update of the guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with stable ischemic heart disease  Fihn SD, Blankenship JC, Alexander KP, Bittl JA, Croushore S, Fletcher B, Foronaow GA, Circulation, 1/1/2014
    • Deconstructing stent polymers  Bittl JA, J Am Coll Cardiol, 1/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Handbook of Interventional Cardiology. Chapter: Dialysis access intervention. Page 421 - 429
      Bittl JA
      Editors: Kern MJ.Elsevier Saunders
      Edition 3rd,2012
    • Textbook of Interventional Cardiology Chapter: Role of adjunct devices: cutting balloon, thrombectomy, laser, ultrasound, and atherectomy. Page 619 - 640
      Bittl JA
      Editors: Topol EJ.Elsevier
      Edition 5th,2008
    • Clinical Trials in Cardiovascular Disease. Chapter: Clinical trials of direct thrombin inhibitors. Page 83 - 96
      Bittl JA, White HD, Antman EM
      Editors: Manson JE, Buring JE, Ridker PM, Gaziano JM.Saunders Inc., Philadelphia
      Edition 2nd,2004


    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AvMed Health Open Access
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
    • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
    • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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