Introducing “What We Do” Wednesdays on the Heart Blog! At First Coast Cardiovascular Institute, our patients are family. That’s why we want you to get to know the team caring for you. Every Wednesday, we’ll spotlight a different provider, service or initiative to share with you. This week, get to know Dr. Vaqar Ali, Vice President of FCCI.
Vaqar Ali, MD
Vice President of FCCI
Cardiac & Endovascular Interventions
Dr. Vaqar Ali graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College in Pakistan. After graduation, Dr. Ali completed his medical residency training at St. Vincent’s Medical Center at the N.Y. Medical College in Staten Island, New York. He then completed cardiovascular training at the Gill Heart Institute at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. Dr. Ali is board certified in both Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.
Like his colleagues, Dr. Ali is dedicated to providing attentive care to his patients and their families. “Every one of the doctors at FCCI understands how important it is for each patient and their family members to know exactly what their doctor is doing and why,” says Dr. Ali. “Patients tell us they appreciate how much time we are willing to spend with them.”
Outside of Clinic!
Outside of clinic, Dr. Ali is an active guy. He is an avid golf and tennis player. He also enjoys outdoor water activities like boating. Dr. Ali shares three kids, Laila, Hanna & Ayden, with his wife Sarai.