Richard B. Zelman, MD

Richard B. Zelman, MD

Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
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Richard B. Zelman, MD, is an interventional cardiologist at Ascension Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Florida specializing in heart catheterization and minimally invasive heart care. He performs procedures to restore blood flow to the heart. Dr. Zelman starts by listening to understand you and your health concerns. He works with our multidisciplinary cardiologists to create a care plan that's right for you. Our cardiovascular specialists are part of an integrated, national network of heart care, sharing best practices and offering evaluation and treatment of the most complex heart conditions.

There's a lot to think about when deciding to have heart surgery. Dr. Zelman is here for you. He is part of our cardiac surgery care team, specializing in minimally invasive heart and vascular surgery. He performs interventional cardiology procedures to help prevent heart attack and stroke, including opening clogged coronary arteries (angioplasty, with balloon or stent).

Dr. Zelman earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He is a board certified internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, and interventional cardiologist.



  • University of Texas San Antonio


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • St Elizabeths Hospital


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital


  • Brigham And Women's Hospital


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola


  • The American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • The American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • The American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology
Professional Statement
Your heart care is my priority.
- Richard B. Zelman, MD
Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.
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