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Redefining a Physician’s Approach to Vascular Disease

BLOG 4.20.18First Coast Cardiovascular Institute (FCCI) leads the community in endovascular therapies that lead to shorter procedural and recovery times. In the past, vascular problems were primarily diagnosed and treated at hospitals with surgery as the primary treatment. However, with the aggressive growth of endovascular medicine, many patients are receiving all

Clinical Trials 101

CLINICAL TRIAL BLOG 4.13.18Clinical trials are conducted in medical facilities around the world every day. According to the National Institutes of Health, there are currently 270,894 clinical studies happening in the US and abroad. The Clinical Research Department at FCCI currently houses over 20 clinical trials, placing us at the forefront

The Vein Clinic: Jacksonville’s Premier Comprehensive Vein Clinic

VEIN CLINIC BLOG 4.5.18Patients have many choices when it comes to vein clinics in Jacksonville. However, no vein clinic is quite as comprehensive as ours. The Vein Clinic at First Coast Cardiovascular Institute (FCCI) examines venous health in terms of each patient’s overall health and wellness.  Continue reading “The

Marinated, Grilled Portobello Burgers

BLOG BURGER RECIPE 3.22.18No one can deny the incredible taste of a juicy, meaty hamburger. However, a traditional hamburger can be quite high in saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. If you want a healthy version, try this marinated Portobello mushroom burger recipe from our friends at Native Sun. Portobello mushrooms are

Thoughtful Tuesday

THOUGHT TUESDAY 11.21.17“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” – William Arthur Ward

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, this holiday weekend reminds us to embrace an attitude of gratitude as we cherish this time with

Thoughtful Tuesday

THOUGHTFUL TUESDAY 10.3.17“People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.” – Elon Musk

Our Certified Medical Assistants thrive on providing compassionate patient care every day. When our patients are healthy and happy, so are our CMA’s!

Thoughtful Tuesday

THOUGHTFUL TUESDAY CATH LAB“I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits.” –Lewis Howes

Our cath lab staff are champions when it comes to meeting the highest industry standards. Thanks to their commitment to excellence, our

Thoughtful Tuesday

THOUGHTFUL TUESDAY 8.29.17 edit“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

-Jane Goodall

Dr. Afsh understands that making a difference in the lives of his patients includes improving their quality of care.

The Truth about Fasting Diets

FASTING ARTICLEMost people are accustomed to eating three meals a day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as part of a healthy diet. However, recent studies have shown that diets that include intermittent fasting may help you live a longer life and lower your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

How to Have a Healthy Summer

blogWith summer in full swing it’s more important than ever to maintain your health during these hot summer days! Whether you are taking a vacation, staying at home, or enjoying a day at the beach, these tips will help you stay happy and healthy this summer:

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