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David Wolters Kohl, MD

David Wolters Kohl, MD

Dr. Kohl has been in private practice since 1985 and is an original partner of Bay Area Heart Center. His under graduate work was performed at the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was named a Morehead Scholar. He continued at UNC for his medical studies, graduating in 1979.

His Internal Medicine internship and residency were served at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was Chief Medical Resident of the same institution in 1982-1983. From 1983-1985, he was a Cardiology fellow in the Brown University Affiliated Hospitals.

Dr. Kohl is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the fields of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional cardiology. He is the Board Chairman of Bay Area Heart Center, and the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at St. Anthony's Hospital. His outside interests include scuba diving and yoga.


Medical Education & Training

Medical School: University of North Carolina
Internship: N/A
Residency: Miriam Hospital & Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Fellowship: Miriam Hospital
Specialty Board Certifications: American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

Procedures and Conditions

Admit, evaluate, perform history and physical exam, diagnose, treat and provide consultation to patients 14 years of age or older with common and complex illnesses, afflictions, diseases and functional disorders of musculoskeletal nervous system, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, metabolic, musculoskeletal, hematopoietic, and eliminative systems of the human body related to cardiac disease, to include: - Echocardiography (2-D, M-mode, DOPPLER) - EKG interpretation - Elective cardioversion - Insertion of a pericardial catheter drain - Insertion of a right atrial wire for rhythm determination - Mechanical ventilator support of uncomplicated ventilator cases (up to 48 hours) - Pericardiocentesis - Supervising dipyrimadole/adenosine/dobutamine/radioisotope cardiac imaging tests - Temporary transvenous pacemaker placement - Treadmill testing - Use of thrombolytic agents

Accepted Insurance

Currently accepted insurance plans Aetna US Healthcare American Health Plan AvMed Health Plan Beech Street Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida CarePlus Cigna Health Plan Citrus Healthcare Coventry Empire of New York Evolutions Freedom Health Humana Health Plans IHP Managed Care of America Medicare Part B PHCS Plaines Health Quality Healthplan Railroad Medicare Tricare United Healthcare Universal USA Health Network Wellcare





David Wolters Kohl, MD


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David Wolters Kohl, MD

Office Locations

Bay Area Heart Center - 49th St. Office
4805 49th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 526-6624
Fax: (727) 456-1104