Israel Mantecon, MD, FACC
Israel Mantecon, MD, FACC, joined the Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute in 1994. He currently serves as chief of cardiology at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, and medical director for cardiovascular services at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology.
Dr. Mantecon earned his medical degree from Universidad Central Del Este in the Dominican Republic before completing an internal medicine residency at St. Elizabeth Hospital in St. Elizabeth, New Jersey. He later completed a fellowship at Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education in South Orange, New Jersey.
Dr. Mantecon’s clinical interests include transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear medicine and cardiac catheterization. In addition to serving on the Orlando Heart Center Medical Executive Committee since 2001, Dr. Mantecon has served on many other committees including the Credentials Committee, Leadership Committee, Critical Care Committee, Peer Review and Quality Assurance Committee, and Medical Executive Committee.
Dr. Mantecon is an active member of the American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians, and a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition, he is also the chairman of the Corporate Chest Pain Center Program. Additionally, he is fluent in Spanish.