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First Coast Heart and Vascular Center is a comprehensive cardiology practice that provides competent, timely and compassionate care to our patients.

Our Board Certified Cardiovascular Specialists are experienced in a variety of sub-specialties, and are committed to excellence in patient care through participation in continuing medical education and the performance of advanced team diagnostic testing and interventional procedures. We provide compassionate care, paired with the latest research and clinical methods.

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Ponte Vedra Beach Cardiology Office

We are excited to announce that First Coast Heart & Vascular Center is now seeing patients in Ponte Vedra Beach! We listened to our patients and have opened a new office at 228 Ponte Vedra Park Drive.   Dr. Kevin Hayes will be seeing patients at this office on Mondays. Call today to schedule an…

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  • Mkichael R. Seawell, MD

    “Dr. Michael Seawell did a procedure to help with my PAD (peripheral artery disease) and since it was done I have been able to walk much better. Thanks Dr. Seawell.”

    Dr. Seawell helps patient with PAD
  • Dr. Kevin Hayes

    “Dr Hayes is a great doctor. He listens, he cares, and he’s always on the side of the patient. Whether it be cost factors, time concerns, or future treatment, he’s clearly dedicated in assisting the patient with their concerns and future needs.”

    Dr Kevin Hayes dedicated to his patients
  • Dr. Van Crisco

    I would like to express my appreciation to Dr. Van Crisco for taking such good care of my Dad when he performed a heart cath on him a few weeks ago. Since Dr. Crisco was able to go through his wrist, the procedure was much easier for my Dad than it has been in the past. In addition, I appreciate Dr. Crisco taking the time afterward to show me the films and explain the stenting procedure. This was my Dad’s first surgery with Dr. Van Crisco and we are very happy with the results.”

     

    Happy Cath Lab Patient
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    Dr David Grech Best Cardiologist

    I recently changed my Cardiologist to Dr. David Grech and it was one of the best decisions I have made. My first visit with him was very comfortable and he put me at ease with his demeanor and bedside manner. He spoke to me in terms that I could understand and I didn’t feel pressured that he had to move on to his next patient. He took up the time with me that I needed to understand and digest my health, diagnosis and his plan for my future care.

    – Happy in Palm Coast

    Dr David Grech Best Cardiologist
  • A Cardiologist with a great bedside manner

    Dr. Pubbi is so kind and thoughtful. He answers any questions I my have and doesn’t make me feel silly about asking them. He has a great bedside manner.

    A Cardiologist with a great bedside manner
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    Patient Friendly Cardiologist

    Dr. Caracciolo has about the best patient-friendly manner I have experienced. He listens carefully, asks questions in clear manner and explains situations in an easy to understand way. Dr. Caracciolo seems very learned, and competent. His interest in his patients is exemplary. He even called me at home on a weekend to explain a situation. I am very happy to have him as my cardiologist.

    RM

    Patient friendly Cardiologist
  • Dr. Neil Sanghvi“Dr. Neil Sanghvi is extremely professional, but at the same time friendly and approachable. A great listener, which should be a prerequisite for every doctor. Excellent staff! I have fired a couple of doctors for having unorganized and discourteous staff, so this is very important to me. Great folks all around, would highly recommend to all.”

    Dr. Neil Sanghvi and Staff
  • “The staff members of First Coast Heart and Vascular Center who assisted me at my first visit were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Felicia always has a smile on her face and will gladly answer any questions I may have.
    On my second visit I had a venous test and I was very nervous. Towanna was incredible; she kept me engaged in conversation which helped to calm me down. She also explained what she was doing during the procedure.”

    –KS

    Cardiology Staff at First Coast Heart
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    Dr. Dinesh Pubbi“The Cardiac team at First Coast Heart & Vascular Center in Jacksonville, FL is the best. They take their time and don’t rush you here and there. They explain things and don’t get bothered by you asking questions.  I am happy to come here every time to see the staff and Dr. Dinesh Pubbi.  I believe he cares a lot about me and my heart.”

    P. Crews

    Patient likes First Coast Heart Cardiac team
  • Dr. Kevin HayesDr. Kevin Hayes saved my life emotionally by giving me peace of mind regarding my cardio vascular health. He is a thorough and compassionate. 

    I am grateful for all of the office staff; especially Randall Mathson and Felicia White for their professionalism and support. Please commend Nicole Lee for comforting spirit!

    K.Hester

     

    Dr. Kevin Hayes saved my life
  • Dr. Neil SanghviMy experience with Dr. Neil Sanghvi was excellent!  After almost a decade of a periodic rapid heartbeat, he was able to restore my heart rhythm to a normal rhythm.  His plan of treatment, surgical team and patient interaction was superb.  I would highly recommend both his surgical expertise and patient rapport.

    W Volk

     

    A Patient’s heart rhythm restored to normal
  • I find that First Coast Heart & Vascular Center is awesome. The doctors and staff are great.  I have been really satisfied with their work and would not go anywhere else.  My health is in good hands.

    – DP

    Her heart is in good hands

    Her heart is in good hands
  • Dr. Dinesh PubbiAs a 30 year old man I did not expect that I would have heart problems but God decided to test me with low pressure in my heart chamber.  I am so happy that I first was introduced to Dr. Vincent Caracciolo who in turn introduced me to Dr. Dinesh Pubbi.  Dr. Pubbi has been treating me ever since.  Dr Pubbi has been a superb doctor and treated me better than any other doctor ever has before.  I was and still am very scared about having heart issues but knowing that Dr. Pubbi is treating me helps me so much more to deal with my medical issues.  Dr. Pubbi has always returned my calls, emails, voicemails and messages immediately.  Much faster than any other doctor has in the past.  I normally do not recommend doctor services but I highly recommend First Coast Heart.

    A.S.

    Heart issues for a 30 year old man