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Dr. Jim Skorczewski Joins Bay Area Heart Center


Dr. Jim Skorczewski was born and raised in New Port Richey, Florida and attended high school in Clearwater, Florida.  He received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida.  During medical school most of his rotations involved the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and The Western Pennsylvania Allegheny Health Care System.   He then proceeded to Internal Medicine residency in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania working at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital and Allegheny General Hospital.  During residency he received the distinguished Golden Pen Award for the resident who best exemplifies the ideals of professionalism, humanism, and outstanding teaching in medicine.  Cardiology fellowship was completed at Largo Medical Center and Bay Pines VA Medical Center and he served as chief cardiology fellow.

Dr. Skorczewski is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.  He treats all cardiovascular diseases and as an Interventional Cardiologist he provides minimally invasive treatment for coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease including diseases of the arteries and veins.

In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and exercising.

Welcome to Bay Area Heart Center

Since 1982, the Bay Area Heart Center has provided the highest level and quality of cardiac care available in St. Petersburg, Florida and surrounding communities. Our goal is to preserve good health, and we do this by treating each patient as an individual and continually improving the technical delivery of care in this increasingly complex field.

Our physicians are thoroughly trained in all aspects of modern cardiology, including diagnostic and therapeutic areas such as cardiac catheterization, interventional cardiology, peripheral vascular, and pacemaker therapy.

Our cardiologists are certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certifications in cardiovascular disease, interventional therapeutics, and electrophysiology.

For comprehensive cardiac and vascular care from head to toe, call us today at (727) 544-1441 or request an appointment online.