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Dr Dinesh Pubbi is now FHRS

Dr. Dinesh Pubbi is now FHRS

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dinesh Pubbi has the added distinction of now being a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS).


Dr. Van Crisco first to use new Medtronic Evolut R Valve at Memorial Hospital


First Coast Heart & Vascular Center announces that Dr. Van Crisco first to use new Medtronic Evolut R Valve replacement at Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, FL 12/14/16


Jacksonville— 12/14/16Yesterday, First Coast Heart & Vascular Center announced that Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Van Crisco performed the first CoreValve™ Evolut™ R System on an elderly female patient at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.

Dr. Van CriscoWe are very excited to be using this new system to help save lives,” said Dr. Van Crisco, Interventional Cardiologist at First Coast Heart & Vascular Center.

Positive Patient Impact

Many patients have already benefited from the CoreValve™ Evolut™ R System, which was FDA-approved for commercial use in the United States in June 2015 for severe aortic stenosis patients who are at high or extreme risk for surgery. Left untreated, aortic valve stenosis can lead to serious heart problems including heart failure and even death. The procedure is a minimally-invasive treatment option and has demonstrated excellent clinical performance for with lower rates of all-cause mortality and major stroke compared to surgery. Additionally, studies have shown low incidences of procedural complications and superior blood flow performance compared to surgery.

Utilizing systems like the CoreValve™ Evolut™ R System demonstrate First Coast Heart & Vascular Center’s commitment to deliver offer a broad range of innovative medical technology for the interventional and surgical treatment of cardiovascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias. First Coast Heart & Vascular Center is a nationally recognized Center for Excellence and is honored to have the opportunity to serve the needs of cardiac patients.

About First Coast Heart & Vascular Center

First Coast Heart & Vascular Center is considered to be a leader in the field of cardiac medicine in North East Florida with offices in Duval, Clay, St. Johns Flagler counties. The practice specializes in Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Electrophysiology along with complex testing for the comprehensive treatment and diagnosis of all cardiac ailments with 7 full-time cardiology physicians.



Healthy Hearts Support Group Meeting May 19, 2016

Please join us for a Healthy Hearts Support Group Meeting May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19th @ 6PM
4670 Salisbury Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32256

Healthy Hearts Support Group Meeting May 19, 2016

Dr. Neil Sanghvi will talk about:
“What’s that fish flopping in my chest? Understanding Atrial Fibrillation”

Seating is limited please RSVP to
Hors d’oeuvres & beverages will be provided.

A patient centered support group for discussing and understanding complete heart care. Attendees will find comfort and strength in education and self-awareness. Understand conditions of living with Cardiac Device Assistance, and connect with others to feel a sense of community. This forum is open to the public and free of charge. This group’s affiliation is not for profit.

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