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Dr. Applebaum and his family are great fans of the outdoors. With his wife and two children, he has spent many vacations white water rafting, kayaking, and mountain climbing in Rocky Mountain National Park. He loves tennis and plays on a regular basis. As the Director of the Lipid Clinic at Cardiology/HeartCare Tampa of Florida Medical Clinic, Dr. Applebaum stays extremely busy.

  • Medical Education

    University of Tennessee
    Memphis, Tennessee
    School of Medicine

  • Internship/Residency

    University of Miami - Affiliated Hospitals
    Miami, FL
    Straight Medicine

    University of South Florida
    Tampa, FL
    Internal Medicine

  • Fellowships

    University of South Florida
    Tampa, FL

  • Hospital Memberships

    AdventHealth Tampa
    AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
    St. Joseph's Hospital North
    Pepin Heart Hospital

  • Special Interests

    Preventive Cardiology, Cholesterol Management
    Hypertension and Cholesterol Problems
    General Cardiology

  • Board Certifications

    Board Certified Cardiovascular Diseases

    Board Certified Clinical Lipidology

    U.S. News & World Report

    Top Cardiologist Tampa Bay 2011 & 2012

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Physician Interviews 


Dr. Hal Applebaum on Studio10

Discusses the role of a Lipidologist and the benefits of a cardiovascular risk assessment.



Health Matters Full Segment

Dr. Applebaum is part of the only Cardiology group that offers the coronary calcium score which is a CT Scan that allows him to see cholesterol and plaque on the heart.



Health Matters Commercial

Talks about good cholesterol and bad cholesterol and how it can be prevented and treated.