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First Coast Cardiovascular Institute offers unparalleled medical expertise in the fields of cardiovascular medicine, neurology, and sleep disorders.  Our physicians are well-known pioneers in their fields both locally and internationally. We invite you to meet our team of physicians, medical, and administrative staff.

PHYSICIANS

CARDIAC & ENDOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS

Yazan Khatib, MD
FACC, FSCAI, FABVM, FSVM
Vaqar Ali, MD
FACC, FSCAI, FABVM
Youssef Al-Saghir, MD
FACC, FSCAI, FABVM
Omer Zuberi, MD
FACC, FSCAI, FABVM
Sumith Aleti, MD
MPH, FACC

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

Sumant Lamba, MD
FACC, FSCAI
Brett M. Sasseen, MD
FACC
Alan Schimmel, MD
Shahnaz Punjani, MD
Ayhan Zia, MD

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Andrea DeNeen, MD
FACC
Michael Illovsky, MD
FACC
Jonathan Constantin, DO
FACC
Gary Snyder, MD
Ameeth Vedre, MD

LIPIDOLOGY

Khalil Afsh, MD

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Satish Goel, MD
FACC

SLEEP MEDICINE & PULMONOLOGY

Daniel Thielemann, MD
Irram Hamdani, MD

WOUND CARE & AMPUTATION PREVENTION

David Swain, DPM
CWSP
Desmond Bell, DPM
CWS

FAMILY & INTERNAL MEDICINE

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ALLIED HEALTH

Karla Dalrymple, PA-C
Lucy Walling, ARNP
Wagma Qazizada, PA-C
Brenda Murphy, ARNP
Curtis Clausen, ARNP
Sherita Bentley, ARNP
Maxwell Sapolsky,
PA-C
Liliana Torrealba,
PA-C
Kevin Long,
ARNP
Jason Roberts, DHSc, RVT
Stephen Knight
RPA, RA
Jason Cook
BS, RRT
Cheryl Preckajlo, CNMT

RESEARCH

Regina Moore, RN, CCRP
Mary Hudson, RN, CCRP
Erin Tucker, RN
Cheryl Cangemi, CCRC
LaWanda Stephens, MA
Khalil Afsh, MD

ADMINISTRATION 

Tracy Pirtle
Practice Administrator
Brenda Beckwith
Director of Revenue Cycle
Casi Kapadia
Director of Finance
Amy Williams
Patient Advocate, Referral and Resource Scheduling Manager
Elias Demetree
Director of Non-Clinical Operations
Ibrahim Aloustwani
Office Manager
Michelle Banks
Director of Health Informatics
Walid Abdalla
Director of Performance Improvement
Kirby Tyler
Credentialing & Medical Staff Specialist








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