Cardiology jobs in Orlando usually include as a requirement Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an active Florida license to practice medicine. Doing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Florida is beneficial because it suggests the physician is familiar with FL Medicaid policies.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Orlando, FL, average around $424,379. In contrast the national average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Orlando pay approximately 106.6% of the national average.
Because of unusual insurance and tort policies of Florida, attention should be paid to issues like state tort reform proposals.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is not yet obvious.