Phone: (941) 366-9800
Fax:      (941) 366-2781
1950 Arlington Street, Suite 300 Sarasota, Florida 34239

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Welcome to Our Practice

Personalized Cardiovascular Care in Sarasota for over 40 years. (Since 1975)

Home of the 18-point Cardiovascular Assessment Tests 

Be good to your heart! 
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"One ounce of early cardiovascular disease prevention is better than pounds of late cure."


Today a simple colonoscopy can save you from battling colon cancer.  And just as breast cancer can be detected early - and successfully treated - through routine mammogram, so can cardiovascular disease be detected at its earliest stages with the right tests... and prevented.  

Let the Cardiovascular Center's series of advanced cardiac assessment tests identify your early disease markers, quantify your risks and help safeguard your heart health. Learn more about the Cardiovascular Health Assessment Center 

Latest News

Dr. El Shahawy was honored by the University of Vienna in Austria with the Golden Doctor Diploma for his achievements in the area of early cardiovascular disease prevention, including more than 100 discoveries, publications, and lectures. Learn More 

Dr. El Shahawy was the lead author for an article titled the ODYSSEY OUTCOMES II Investigators Efficacy and Safety of Alirocumab Versus Ezetimibe Over 2 Years (from ODYSSEY COMBO II which was published in the American Journal of Cardiology September 15, 2017.  Dr. El Shahawy and the Cardiovascular Center of Sarasota was presented with the Top Award for their Scientific Research at the EuroPrevent Conference in April 2017 that was held in Malaga, Spain.   

Cardiovascular Health Assessment Center

Cardiovascular disease can be detected at its earliest stages with the right tests.  Keep your heart running on all cylinders and get your 18-point heart inspection today.

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  • Meet Your Doctor

    Mahfouz El Shahawy MD, MS, FACP, FESC, FASH, FSCCT,


    President of the International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 
    Medical Director
    Clinical Professor of Medicine, Universities of Florida and South Florida

    Dr. El Shahawy is a civic-minded physician and family man with an exceptional academic and 

    administrative background.

    Learn more about the doctor here.



    "Read with interest the results of the research as recently published. It 
    continues to support our respect for your work" 

    "Congratulations on being published in the American Journal of Cardiology on 
    September 15, 2017. This is a great honor and I am proud to have been associated with
    you the past few years as part of your study. I look forward to continuing our relationship" 

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