Vicente E. Font, MD, FACP, FCCP, FACC, FASE
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Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (1985-1988) Fellowship in Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (1988-1991)
Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine, Puerto Rico, M.D. (1985) University of Maryland, B.S. (1981)
4725 N. Federal Highway, Suite 401
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Video profile of Vicente Font, MD, FACP, FCCP, FACC, FASE
Mitral Valve Prolapse and Mitral Regurgitation
Transesophageal Echocardiogram / TEE Demonstration
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement / TAVR Overview
Paravalvular Leak / PVL Closure
Dr. Vicente E. Font is a cardiologist who is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (cardiovascular disease and internal medicine). He is also certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in Comprehensive Echocardiography, which recognizes expertise in transthoracic, transesophageal and stress echocardiography. Dr. Font is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Society of Echocardiography. He is also a member of the South Florida Echocardiography Society. Dr. Font completed his residency and internship in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland. Following an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, he received his medical degree from the Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Puerto Rico.
General cardiology, cardiac imaging, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), interventional echocardiography. Special interests include valvular disease, coronary disease, heart failure, advanced cardiac therapeutics and structural heart disease.
Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Echocardiography
Notable work experience
Medical Director, Echocardiography Lab, Holy Cross Hospital (2015-present)
Affiliate Faculty of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2013-present)
Co-Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, Holy Cross Hospital (2005-present)
Cardiology Associates of Fort Lauderdale, P.A., Partner & Owner, Jim Moran Heart & Vascular Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL (1997-2010)
Cardiology Associates of Fort Lauderdale, P.A., President, Jim Moran Heart & Vascular Center (2007-2009)
Staff cardiologist, Head, Section of Echocardiography, Head, Section of Exercise Testing Laboratory, Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1991-1997)
Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate National Board of Echocardiography - Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
Residency / Fellowship
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (1985-1988)
Fellowship in Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (1988-1991)
Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine, Puerto Rico, M.D. (1985)
University of Maryland, B.S. (1981)
American College of Cardiology, Fellow
American College of Physicians, Fellow
American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow
South Florida Echocardiography Society
Colonel, US Army Reserve, Medical Corps
Distinguished Physician, Florida Medical Association 2004
Sanchez A, Smuclovisky, C, Lozier M, Lee J, Font V: Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula in an Adult Patient (case report). Applied Radiology 2018.
Sanchez A, Smuclovisky, C, Lozier M, Lee J, Font V: Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula in an Adult Patient (abstract). 2018; presented at Florida Chapter American College of Cardiology.
Font VE, Lara WC, Bournigal DR: The Use of Exercise Echocardiography for Predicting Cardiac Events in the Octogenarian Patient: Is Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy Necessary Any More?. Southern Medical Journal1996;89(12):1166-1173.
Font VE, Lara WC, Bournigal DR: Prognosis After Stress Echocardiography in the Octogenarian Patient: A Comparison with Nuclear Perfusion Scintigraphy (poster).1994; presented at American College of Physicians, Florida Scientific Meeting, Tampa, Fl
Font VE, Gill CC, Lammermeier DE: Intraoperative Echo Guidance in the Search and Removal of an Intracardiac Foreign Body Following Penetrating Cardiac Injury: A Case Report. Clev Clin J Med 1994; 61(3):228-231.
Font VE, Font-Zelinski V: La Contribución de la Ecocardiografía Transesofágica a la Práctica de la Cardiología Moderna (Spanish). Boletín Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico 1992;83(11):496-499.
Font VE, Obarski TP, Klein AL, Bartlett JC, Nemec JJ, Stewart WJ, Salcedo EE: Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Critical Care Unit. Clev Clin J Med 1991;58(4):315-322.
Bartlett JC, Klein AL, Stewart WJ, Husbands K, Pearce GL, Cosgrove DM, Font V, Salcedo EE: Determinants of Pulmonary Venous Flow in Mitral Regurgitation by Transesophageal Echo: Comparison of Left Atrial Volume and Pressure Measurements (abstract).J Am Soc Echo 1991; 4(3):299.
Font VE, Salcedo EE: Ecocardiografía Transesofágica (Spanish). Revista Colombiana de Cardiología 1991;3(7):381-385.
Obarski TP, Stewart WJ, Klein AL, Bartlett JC, Font VE, Murphy D, Currie PJ, Salcedo EE: Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Atrial Septal Defects in Adults (abstract). J Am Soc Echo 1990;3(3):223.
Bartlett JC, Obarski TP, Marwick T, Klein AL, Font VE, Keys T, Nemec JJ, Lever H, Salcedo EE, Stewart WJ: Comparison of Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography in Culture Positive Endocarditis (abstract). J Am Soc Echo 1990;3(3):232.
Font VE, Obarski TP, Klein AL, Bartlett JC, Nemec JJ, Stewart WJ, Salcedo EE: Superiority of Transesophageal Over Transthoracic Echo in the Critical Care Setting (abstract). Chest (Suppl.) 1990;98(2):52-S.
Obarski TP, Stewart WJ, Klein AL, Bartlett JC, Font VE, Currie PJ, Salcedo EE: Left Atrial Smoke in Mitral Stenosis: Correlation with Mitral Valve Area, Atrial Fibrillation, and Embolic Events (abstract). J Am Soc Echo 1990;3(3):212.
Font VE, Hermann RE, Longworth DL: Chronic Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis: Difficult Diagnosis and Therapy. Clev Clin J Med 1989;56(8):823-828.
206 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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73 Patient Comments
I didn't care for the Doctor's disposition. He was very dismissive, rote in his responses quoting statistics and not really listening or showing any desire to hear me or about me. It felt like it was just a "one size fits all" response and pushing a drug for a solution.
more than satisfied
*Dr. Font was extremely helpful & is following up in on medicine I am taking by monitoring blood levels.
wonderful care concern,and always walk out with a positive feeling .he is the very best!!
was all good... will be back
The physician was very friendly and professional. He explained everything to me clearly. I was very satisfied.
He is a very profesional,explains very good and I am happy he is my doctor
always clear concise and more than competent
it was a very good visit.
very informative and good
It was a good experience.
excellent, he is very courteous and kind
Excellent. Dr Font is a compassionate, caring doctor in love with his profession. Take care of him as this Quality of physicians are a dying breed.
Very professional, friendly and caring.
Dr. Font has always made me feel comfortable, my concerns valid and I've never felt rushed. I wish all doctors made you feel that way!
Dr. Font is an excellent communicator and a top-notch physician.
Dr. Font was very patient, compassionate, caring and concerned. Will follow up for a second appmt.
I was in and out in less than 20 mins.
He was courteous, informative, knowledgeable and very respectful
MY RATING SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.
Dr Font is more than a great doctor.
Very satisfied with the attention and care
*Dr. Font is wonderful. I am so blessed to have him on my medical team.
Dr. Font showed utmost care and respect and took the time to explain what was taking place in a very calm and articulate manner. I felt very at ease with him and appreciated his abilities to explain and address any questions we had.
I thought he was extremely knowledgeable and efficient.
Dr. Font was outstanding. He went over the information he had on my medical history and my care by my primary care physician, Dr. Aldo Alamo. He had a understanding of my fitness goals and fitness level. He said it was not necessary to do any additional test and gave me a through exam and follow-up explanation. I could not have been more pleased with his bedside manner and his knowledge. Since he is a cardiologist, I hope I don't have to see him again (LOL) but if it is necessary, I will feel ve
I felt I needed a bit more time.
Provider was very nice and appeared knowledgeable.
*Dr. Font was short with me, said I was interrupting him & seemingly was pressed for time. I left unsatisfied with my appointment.
Perfect - for my problem -
*Dr. Font has been my daughter's doctor for many years. He is an excellent doctor.
Very personable, interested and thorough.
Aslways I was completely satisfied
He read my old records - didn't listen to why I was there - Didn't seem concerned about my health - See me in 6 months - Not even a EKG - no tests required for an _____ year old with major heart health problems - Made no comment about getting my records from [other doctor]
feltI was rushed being the end of the day
the visit went well, Dr Font examined and let me know that I was fine
Pleased with Dr. Font and staff
It would be appreciated if he spent a few minutes with me.
*Dr. Font has been my dr. for numerous years & I am completely satisfied with his care & concern he has for me as his patient.
*Dr. Font is a very professional, knowledgeable, compassionate doctor. Excellent human being!
Very good experience and physician.
Provider is competent and easy to relate to.
*Dr. Font has always showed a care for me and takes his time in my health care.
very pleasant and knowledgeable
Very good doctor!!!
Dr. Font is an excellent Cardiologist, always thoughtful and shows concern.
First time seeing this Dr
Always very concerned and cheerful.
Dr Font very dismissive about my questions and concerns that I asked about on family history disease. Made me feel like the questions I had were stupid