About Us

Serving the needs of patients in the St. Johns County area since 1992.

St. Augustine Cardiology was founded in 1992 by Dr. Ferris George. Since then, St. Augustine Cardiology has been providing exceptional cardiology services to patients in St. Johns County and the surrounding areas.

St. Augustine Cardiology's practice consists of two physicians, which allows us to build a relationship with our patients and focus on their specific and individual needs. The physicians and staff at St. Augustine Cardiology are committed to providing our patients with the best possible care in the gentlest manner by treating you, our patient, not just your symptoms.

Our staff strives to come together as a team and remain up-to-date on the latest education and training advances in cardiac care to ensure the best care and treatments for our patients. With specialties in the diagnosis and treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, including all aspect of cardiovascular care, the physicians at St. Augustine Cardiology are prepared to treat you and all of your concerns.

Meet our Physicians

Ferris E. George, Jr. MD FACC

Dr. George was born in Washington DC. He attended Georgia Southern University where he majored in Chemistry; graduating Magna Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine in 1986. After graduating from Medical School he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Florida Health Science Center in 1989. After completing a Fellowship in Cardiology in 1992, he opened his private practice in St. Augustine where he lives with his wife of 20 years and their 3 daughters.

Dr. George is an invasive cardiologist who is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and licensed to practice in the state of Florida. He is a Fellow of American College of Cardiology, The American Medical Association and served as a delegate to the Florida Association. He is on the medical staff at Flagler Hospital, where he has served as President of the Medical Staff and Chief of Staff. He also serves as a Principal Investigator for numerous cardiovascular research projects focusing on the advancements in the care of patients and cardiovascular technology.

Dr. George limits his practice to diagnosing and treatment of cardiovascular disease.


Robert N. Signor, Jr. MD FACC

Dr. Signor has over 30 years of cardiovascular experience. After graduating from the Siena College in Londonville, New York with a B.S. Degree. He attended Free University of Brussels graduating with his medical degree in 1978. Upon moving to Florida with his family in the early 1980’s he was in private practice. In 1994 he and Dr. George formed a partnership establishing St. Augustine Cardiology. Dr. Signor is Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He is certified as a diplomate in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiography. He is a member of the American Medical Association and a Fellow of American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Signor specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, including all aspect of cardiovascular care. In addition to his private practice he is on staff at Flagler Hospital where he has serves as President of the Medical Staff, Chief of Staff and Chief of Medicine. He currently serves as a sub-investigator in numerous cardiovascular studies.

Dr. Signor is fluent in French and enjoys golfing in his time off.


Billie J. Russell, PhD, APRN - BC

Billie Russell is a board certified advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) in family practice who has been employed by St. Augustine Cardiology since 2005.

Ms. Russell obtained her nurse practitioner education and graduated with honors from University of North Florida with a Masters in Science of Nursing. Prior to 2005, she practiced as a critical nurse for 9 years.

Currently, Ms. Russell completed her PhD in August 2016 at University of Central Florida. She is an active member of the American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International. Her research focus is risk factor reduction for cardiovascular disease prevention.

Ms. Russell lives in St. Augustine with her husband and 2 dogs.


Call 904-824-1776 with any questions about our practice.

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