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James V Talano, MD, MM, FACC

Board Certified Cardiologist located in Naples, FL & Bonita Springs, FL

About Dr. Talano

James V. Talano, MD, MM, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist and the founder of SWICFT Cardiology, serving Southwest Florida with locations in Naples, Bonita Springs, and Marco Island, Florida. He is recognized internationally in noninvasive cardiology with expertise in cardiovascular care and management.

Dr. Talano is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease (heart disease). He is the clinical director of SWICFT Cardiology and is highly experienced in his field.

He received a medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) in Maywood, Illinois. Dr. Talano completed a residency and cardiovascular fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Washington DC. He finished his medical training with a clinical fellowship in cardiology at Tufts University Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Talano also holds a master’s degree in management from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. He is a retired Major in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corp. 

Dr. Talano is the author of over 150 original articles, chapters, and reviews. He served as the chief of cardiology and lassen professor of medicine at Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was also a director of cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Naples.

Dr. Talano held the position of director of cardiology graphics and chief of clinical cardiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He was a Lester B. Knight professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Lakeside Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Talano maintains his medical credentials with continuing education to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and serves on the Council of Clinical Cardiology. 

Dr. Talano was the president of Collier County Medical Society, chairman of the Emergency Medical Services Board for Collier County, and head of the Institutional Review Board for Naples Community Hospital.

Dr. Talano warmly welcomes his patients to SWICFT Cardiology and looks forward to caring for them. 

Accepted Insurance Providers

Accepted Insurance Providers SWICFT Cardiology works with a variety of insurance providers. If you don't happen to see yours listed, please call our office to speak with one of our knowledgeable staff members.

Aetna Medicare
Aetna PPO
Florida Blue
Meritain Health
Oxford Health Plans
United Healthcare PPO