Hector L. Fontanet, MD, FACC

Land O’ Lakes

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About Hector L. Fontanet, MD, FACC

Born in Puerto Rico, Dr. Fontanet (pronounced fon-ten-et’) enjoys spending time with his family at home and traveling. He and his wife, Dr. Amarilis Torres (FMC Rheumatology) have three children.

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Diseases
Transthoracic, Tranesophageal and Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Medical Education

University of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico


Veterans Administration Hospital
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Internal Medicine


Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

Hospital Memberships

Tampa General Hospital
St. Joseph’s Hospital

Special Interests

Preventive Cardiology
Congenital Heart Disease
Valvular Heart Disease
Cardiac Imaging
Pulmonary Hypertension

Land O’ Lakes 2100 Via Bella Blvd Land O’ Lakes, Florida 34639  Suite 202 - West Entrance

Land O’ Lakes

2100 Via Bella Blvd
Land O' Lakes, Florida 34639

Suite 202 - West Entrance

Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change and is not all-inclusive.

AdventHealth Network
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • AvMed HMO
  • AvMed PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield aka: Florida Blue
  • BC Advantage 65
  • BC Health Options (Blue Care)
  • BCBS Medicare HMO
  • BCBS Medicare PPO
  • BCBS PPO (Includes EPO, PPC, BlueOptions, Blue Select)
Bright Healthcare
Bright Healthcare Medicare HMO
Bright Healthcare Medicare PPO
Cigna (Includes Great West)
  • Baycare Exclusive Network
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Great West HMO
  • Great West PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry Medicare HMO
  • Coventry Medicare PPO
  • Coventry PPO
Evolution (AMPS)
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare HMO
  • Humana Medicare PPO (Includes Choice PPO/PFFS)
  • Humana PPO
Multiplan (Includes Multiplan, Beechstreet/ PHCS)
Railroad Medicare
  • Simply Medicaid
  • Allwell by Sunshine (Medicare HMO)
  • Wellcare by Allwell (Medicare Advantage HMO Plan)
  • Tricare East
  • Tricare East HMO (Prime)
United Health Care
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Wellmed- UnitedHealthcare Medicare

Hector L. Fontanet, MD, FACC's Resources


"Glad I went to visit."

Dr. Fontanet listened very attentively to my concerns, discussed with me the choices I had, and recommended a plan. Very respectful. Took the time to explain and recommend the proper treatment. Glad I went to visit.
Maria R.

"Forever grateful for his dedication"

Dr. Fontanet apart from being a great Cardiologist is a very kind doctor. His thoughtfulness is remarkable. My mother had an appointment with Dr. Hector Fontanet back in March and she had to reach out to me for several clarifications, as she is an older person (80 years old). Dr. Fontanet demonstrated empathy, understanding, and kindness during the process that lasted few minutes. I am forever grateful for his dedication to serve his patients with excellence and compassion! We need more doctors like Doctor Hector Fontanet!
Consuelo D.

"I feel great"

the absolute best cardiologist I've ever been to. While others thought my problems were pulmonary, he knew right away it was a cardiac problem. And I was having triple bypass surgery the next week. I feel great
Eddie C.
I was impressed by his politeness and bedside manner.

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