First Coast Heart & Vascular Center is pleased to announce that Michael J. Koren, MD and his staff from Apex Cardiovascular have joined the practice. The two cardiology practices will continue to provide services under one name, First Coast Heart & Vascular Center. Dr. Koren and his staff have moved to First Coast Heart &…Details
First Coast Heart & Vascular Center offers patient education and shares information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.
At First Coast Heart & Vascular Center, we believe that the first step toward a healthy heart starts with patient education and with the countless the selections that we all make every day. We believe a well-informed patient will make healthier lifestyle decisions. To that end, we want to help educate our patients so that they can be an empowered patient.
First Coast Heart & Vascular Center advises patients to lead a healthy lifestyle and practice preventive care. First Coast Heart & Vascular Center also strongly supports the primary care doctor relationship as a course to improved overall health. We work with your primary care physician so that we can better ensure coordinated, suitable medical treatment. Your First Coast Heart & Vascular Center cardiologist will make sure to keep your family physician informed of the care you receive from us.
At First Coast Heart & Vascular Center, we believe that it is important that our patients understand their medical diagnosis, tests, and treatment plan for their heart and vascular diseases. Patient education is a big part of what we do every day. Our goal is to provide all of our patients with the highest level of expertise, as well as continuity of care. Our biggest satisfaction comes from taking care of our patients.
The majority of people living with diabetes understand that they have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. But the following statistics show clearly that there is a strong link between heart disease and diabetes. As many as 68 percent of people age 65 and older with diabetes die from some form of heart disease. Approximately…Details
Is there a connection between AFib and Dementia? One of the most comprehensive studies to date has revealed more evidence that people diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a type of rapid or irregular heartbeat may be at greater risk for cognitive decline and dementia. The new study doesn’t conclude if the association is more than…Details
Today heart disease is America’s number one killer, but, unlike many diseases, there isn’t a specific age to start screening for heart or vascular disease. Your primary care doctor may refer you to a cardiologist if you have risk factors for cardiovascular disease or you are exhibiting symptoms that suggest that it may already be…Details
New address for St. Augustine Office We are excited to announce that we have moved our St. Augustine office to a larger office space. We are now located at 100 Whetstone Place, Suite 102, St. Augustine, FL 32086. The office building is at the corner of 312 and Sargent Tutten Drive. Our phone and fax…Details
New Palm Coast Office Address
We are pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2017, our Palm Coast office has moved to bigger quarters. We have moved across the parking lot. Our new office address is 14 Office Park Drive, Suite 1, Palm Coast, FL 32137. Our phone number is still 386-446-9966.
Welcome Dr. Christopher Edwards First Coast Heart & Vascular Center is pleased to announce that Cardiologist, Christopher Edwards, DO, FACC has joined the practice. Prior to joining First Coast Heart, Dr. Edwards practiced in South Florida. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine. Dr. Edwards has a special interest in peripheral arterial disease…Details
Dr. Pubbi talks AFib at Memorial Hospital. Recently Dr. Dinesh Pubbi was invited to give a talk at Memorial Hospital here in Jacksonville about the effects of Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial Fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia. Dr. Pubbi discussed treatment options, including the Watchman implant device procedure that he performs at Memorial Hospital, to…Details