Orlando Almanza, MD, Cardiology, South Miami, FL, Baptist Hospital of Miami

OrlandoVenancioAlmanzaMDFACC, FABHP

Cardiology South Miami, FL

Echocardiography, Heart Failure & Transplantation, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology

Associate Consultant Baptist Health Systems

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  • I'm a Board Certified Cardiologist in the South Miami Area. I specialize in Consultative Non Invasive Cardiology with a level III in Echocardiography from Ochsner Medical Foundation Class of 1997. Special interests in Pericardial diseases and heart failure. Well versed in peripheral vascular disease as well as Preventive Cardiology.

Education & Training

  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Ochsner Clinic FoundationFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1994 - 1997
  • Canton Medical Education FoundationResidency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994
  • Universidad de Monterrey
    Universidad de MonterreyClass of 1988, MD, Honors

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1994 - 1997
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1993 - 1994
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Master Clinician American Board of Cardiology, 2012
  • Fellow American Board of Hospital Physician, 2003
  • Research Fellow Award Brystol Myers, 1997
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Left Atrial Myxoma, Functional Mitral Stenosis and the Syndrome of heart failure  
    Turgut, T; Cheirif, J; Almanza, O; Mehra, M; Smart, F; Venture, H, Congestive Heart Failure, 5/1/1997


  • Efficacy of Holmium Laser Transmyocardial Revascularization is independent of Coronary stenosis
    Almanza,O; Wassmer, P; Cheirif, J, American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA, 11/1/1997
  • Does Laser Transmyocardial Revascularization Reduces Infarct Size
    Wassmer, P; Almanza, O; Cheirif, J, American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA, 11/1997
  • Laser Transmyocardial Revascularization Enhances Perfusion to Ischemic Myocardium
    Wassmer, P; Almanza, O; Cheirif, J, American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA, 11/1997
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  • Chair, Transesophageal Echo Committee 2012 - Present

Research History

  • Research FellowLaser Transmyocardial Revascularization1996 - 1997

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Speaker, AmgemCorlanor Speaker2016 - 2018