Your Sex and Heart Disease

What does your sex have to do with it? How to keep your heart ticking. Join us for a FREE presentation, lunch, and discussion with heart expert Dr. Neil Sanghvi. The event will be held Wednesday, July 29 from Noon to 1pm at the WJCT Studios. You will benefit from attending this event if you are…

Shimadzu announces 1st U.S. Trinias digital angiography system installation

Shimadzu announces 1st U.S. Trinias digital angiography system installation Torrance, CA – February 2, 2015 – Shimadzu Medical Systems USA is pleased to announce the first U.S. installation of its Trinias C-12 high performance “cross over” system at First Coast Heart & Vascular Center in Jacksonville, FL. This first North American installation of the Trinias…

Physical Activity and Your Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 60% of Americans are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity. Fully 16% of Americans are not active at all. Overall, women tend to be less active than men, and older people are less likely to get regular physical activity than younger individuals. In…

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid Artery Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention – Advancing Treatment of Stroke and TIA What are the carotid arteries? The carotid arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart to the head and brain. Located on each side of the neck, these arteries can easily be felt pulsating by…

Medicare Annual Enrollment

We at First Coast Heart & Vascular Center (FCHVC) are delighted to welcome you to our new practice and sincerely appreciate the opportunity to care of you and your family’s heart and vascular needs.
We would like to remind you of the annual open enrollment season for Medicare participants. Many insurance carriers are offered and we take ALL of them with the exception of Humana Gold and Humana Gold Plus.