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Robert Florek MD

Robert Florek, MD

  • Primary Specialties
    • Cardiology

Dr. Robert Florek is a cardiologist at MCMC Cardiology. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Electrophysiology, and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Florek completed his undergraduate training at the University of Notre Dame and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Minnesota’s School of Medicine.

While on active duty for the U.S. Army Medical Corps, Dr. Florek took his internship in Internal Medicine at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiology and Electrophysiology.

While on active duty with the U.S. Army Medical Corps, Dr. Florek began his career in Internal Medicine at 97th General Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany. He also served as a staff cardiologist at 2nd General Hospital in Landstuhl, Germany and a staff cardiologist at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center.

Based on his credentials, professional achievements, and community contributions, Dr. Florek was recognized in 1989 as a Fellow by the American College of Cardiology, one of the most distinguished designations the College offers.

He continued his career as a staff cardiologist and electrophysiologist for Gunderson Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin and Pacific Heart Associates in Portland, Oregon.

After serving as medical director of Legacy Health System’s Heart Electrophysiology and Rhythm section in Portland, Oregon, and chairman of the cardiology division of Legacy Portland Hospitals, he joined Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Heart Clinic as a staff cardiologist.

Dr. Florek specializes in the evaluation and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders, including the implantation of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. He believes every patient is unique enjoys tailoring his approach so every patient can understand their cardiac condition and participate in treatment decisions.

Since 2011, Dr. Florek has been serving patients in the Gorge. He encourages his patients to stay active, and in his free time enjoys staying active by skiing, mountain biking, windsurfing.

Dr. Florek is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Medical Association, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society.