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Richard A. Chazal, M.D., FACC, FACP, FASE

Richard A. Chazal, M.D., FACC, FACP, FASE

  • Lee Physician Group
  • Cardiology

Richard A. Chazal, M.D., FACC, FACP, FASE is an Invasive Cardiologist and Medical Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute.

  • 239-343-6350 — Office
  • 239-343-6358 — For Appointment



Clinical Interests:

  • Interested in:
  • Echocardiography and diagnostic cardiology
  • Cardiology research


Fort Myers

Patients Treated:

Adults Only

For Appointment:

Referral Only

Education & Training

Medical School:

  • University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.


  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.


  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis

Board Certification(s):

  • Board certified in:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography

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Clinical Care

As an invasive cardiologist, Dr. Chazal specializes in adult cardiology, echocardiography and diagnostic cardiology, with a special interest in cardiology research.


Richard A. Chazal, M.D., FACC, FACP, FASE, earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and a medical degree in 1977 from the University of South Florida, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida (1980). Dr. Chazal completed his cardiology training at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology (1983), including a one year fellowship in echocardiography.

Dr. Chazal is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography.

Memberships & Affiliations

Some of his past and present professional memberships include:

  • Fellow, The American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, The American Society of Echocardiography
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Lee County Medical Society

Professional Experience

Dr. Chazal is the acting Medical Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute for Lee Memorial Health System. In addition, he is the chair of the Budget, Finance and Investment Committee (BFIC) and treasurer of the College of Cardiology (2009 – present). During his time as a member of the College, he has served in multiple capacities, including roles as secretary of the College, chair of the Board of Governors, ACC Florida Chapter president and governor from 2002 to 2005, as well as member and chair of multiple committees. In addition to service on the ACC Board of Governors (BOG) and BOT, he serves on the Balance Scorecard Work Group, as well as the Executive Committee. Dr. Chazal has been published in numerous research journals and academic conferences.

Awards & Recognitions

Dr. Chazal has been awarded:

  • Healthgrades Recognized Doctor (2011)
  • Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011)


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  • Cardiology
  • 9800 S. HealthPark Dr.
  • Suite 320
  • Fort Myers, FL 33908
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  • Office: 239-343-6350
  • Fax: 239-433-8858


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