Robert Eckart, DO, FACC, FHRS

Robert Eckart, DO, FACC, FHRS

Dr. Robert Eckart graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in physiology before attending medical school in Philadelphia.  He then embarked on career in the United States Army, with training in Honolulu and San Antonio.  From 2004 to 2006, he trained in cardiac electrophysiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and returned to Texas as an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center.  He has been board certified by the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and serves as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.  Dr. Eckart’s clinical interests include complex ablation and device management including extraction and venoplasty.  He has published over 50 articles in the peer-reviewed literature and has co-authored 5 textbook chapters on resource utilization in the evaluation of syncope and atrial fibrillation, and epidemiology of cardiovascular and arrhythmic disease.  Although Dr. Eckart served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army with overseas duty in Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan, he has been coming to Sarasota for nearly 40 years, spending time with grandparents in Venice as a child, and more recently, his in-laws in Tampa.

Office Location(s):

Heart Specialists of Sarasota Pl Main Office

1950 Arlington Street
Suite 400
Sarasota, Florida   34239
Location Phone: (941) 917-4250
Location Fax: (941) 917-4257

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Cardiac Electrophysiology

Medical Education:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internal Medicine

Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Cardiovascular Fellowship
Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

Board Certifications:
Cardiovascular Disease, Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society

Doctor's Hospital, Sarasota
Sarasota Memorial Hospital