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Tri-County Heart Institute

Top Rated Cardiologist in Central Florida and The Villages


At Tri-County Heart Institute, we believe that good heart health starts by taking care of yourself, and that the way you approach the growing issue of heart health and cardiovascular disease can make all the difference. When you’re faced with tests and long waiting periods for answers, it can be easy to lose faith. Here at our Central Florida cardiology group, we understand how you feel.

Our services include general cardiac health as well as the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. By putting cardiovascular health at the very center of the community, our Central Florida cardiology group is changing the way you and your loved ones combat America’s #1 public health issue.

We listen, care, and educate at every step of the heart disease treatment process and are always on hand to offer proactive guidance and medical advice for heart disease management that will allow you to live healthier and happier for years to come. We believe in empowering our patients so they can make the best decisions for their well-being. Don’t hesitate to come to us if you experience an irregular heartbeat or chest pain. If you want to find out more about specific heart conditions, our cardiologist will be able to perform various tests and give you personalized medical advice.

Dr. Nitza Alvarez is the founder of Tri-County Heart Institute, proudly serving Central Florida and The Villages. She lives and practices with the philosophy of treating her patients the way she would treat her own family. At Tri-County Heart Institute, you are family and we welcome you to walk through our door. Your health and well-being are our priority, and we are so honored that you have chosen us on your journey. 

Founder of Tri-County Heart Institute

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Dr. Nitza I. Alvarez

Dr. Nitza I. Alvarez is the oldest of 10 siblings, something which has shaped the way she approaches every aspect of her working life.

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she completed medical school with honors, becoming a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society – Gamma Chapter. Her membership of such a prestigious professional medical organization was recognition for her continued excellence in scholarship and her demonstration of the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. It’s a passion for her work that she still holds to this day.

With her caring nature, extensive experience and education, you can rest assured knowing that you are in good hands with excellent quality of care.

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