The Heart Institute at Blake Medical Center is respected in the area for providing comprehensive cardiac care services to the community. The Heart Institute employs sophisticated technology and aggressive intervention in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Our superior cardiac program combines the talents of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and other highly skilled staff who are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart disease.

Heart Attack Certification (AMI)

Blake Medical Center was the 8th hospital in the Nation to receive an Acute Myocardial (Heart Attack) Designation from the Joint Commission in 2007.


Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI)

Blake Medical Center has partnered with SCRI Cardiovascular, a division of Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI), one of the world’s leading clinical research programs, to provide patients access to cutting-edge clinical trials in West Florida.

As a leader in cardiovascular research, SCRI Cardiovascular provides a foundation for evidence-based strategies that facilitate optimal and cost-effective patient care. Clinical trial options are currently available at Blake Medical Center.

If you have any further questions, contact our Cardiovascular Clinical Research Coordinator, Arika Manapat, MS at
(941) 798-6509.

To learn more about the ReChord Trial, please visit ReChord Clinical Trial.
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Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital - Thomson Reuter

The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: Cardiovascular Benchmarks is an annual, quantitative study identifying the nation's best providers of cardiovascular service as measured on the 100 Top Hospitals Balanced Scorecard. - Thomson Reuters website