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(941) 764-5858

 Monday–Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Our Answering Service Is Available for After-Hours Calls

Due to COVID please wear a mask to your appointment.

To better serve you, we have implemented a new Patient Portal.


About Our Center for Cardiac Medicine in Port Charlotte, FL

Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute was founded in 1999 by Dr. Mario Lopez, Dr. Terence Connelly, Dr. Sergio Cossu, and Dr. Agustin Collado. From the beginning, our goal was to make it easier for local patients to get access to first-class vascular and cardiac medicine in Port Charlotte, FL. With that in mind, we’ve focused on hiring and retaining highly experienced cardiologists and other medical staff members committed to delivering the very best in care.

You can rest assured you’re that you’re in safe hands with our team. We concentrate on the early detection of heart disease and related conditions to give our patients more options. After diagnosis, we’re diligent in following us with you and helping you manage your condition. Contact us to learn more about our medical team and how we serve you.

Cardiac Medicine, Port Charlotte, FL

Cardiology Practice, Port Charlotte, FL

Research Studies

In addition to serving patients like you, our institute is involved in many national and international research studies. Our staff includes Certified Clinical Research Coordinators who are dedicated to delivering outstanding care. Together, our research staff, physicians, and patients collaborate to advance vascular and cardiac medicine, as well as pharmaceuticals and technologies.

Mission Statement

Charlotte Heart & Vascular Institute is committed to providing patients with convenient access to high-quality care. We believe that providing high-quality care is not only about the medical advice that we dispense but – more importantly – about the relationships we have with our patients. We continue to be a leader in innovative medical practices and are one of the first clinics in the area to offer online health services to our patients.