The Tampa cardiovascular physicians and employees at Tampa Cardiovascular Associates are committed to providing our patients with the best available programs for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of artery and vein diseases.

Our physicians maintain Board Certifications and are Affiliate Associate Professors in the USF College of Medicine, Department of Cardiology Our office labs are certified by ICAEL, ICANL, and ICAVL. Our advanced in-office testing includes a Phillips iE33 which allows us to perform 3D echocardiograms along with strain and speckle tracking. We also perform stress echocardiograms, nuclear stress testing (using a GVI nuclear stress machine which allows the patient the comfort of sitting up during testing), exercise stress testing, micro T wave Alternans, electrocardiograms, Holter monitoring, event monitoring, tilt table testing, 24 hour blood pressure monitoring, and pacemaker/ICD checks. more

Our Team of Physicians

Dr. Vasco Marques

M.D., F.A.C.C, F.S.C.A.I, R.V.P.I

Dr. Vasco Marques went to medical school at Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. He did his rotating internship at Hospitals Civas de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. His cardiology fellowship was done at Hospital Universitario Pulido Valente, Lisbon, Portugal. He then came to the United States and did his residency

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Dr. Asad Sawar

M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Sawar joined Tampa Cardiovascular Associates in 2009 and is currently a managing partner of the practice.

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Dr. Victor Feliz

M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Victor Feliz was born in Dominican Republic and grew up in Puerto Rico. He attended medical school at Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, New York. He completed a fellowship in Cardiology at University of

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Dr. Cosme Tampa Cardiovascular Associates Tampa Florida

Dr. Octavio Cosme


Dr. Cosme joined Tampa Cardiovascular Associates in 2019.   He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine. He graduated from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, and successfully completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at St Vincent’s Medical Center in NY.    Dr. Cosme’s fellowships were in Cardiology (St Vincent’s Medical Center, NY) and in Interventional Cardiology (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL).

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