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Hemodialysis Access Management Services

May 31, 2017

TMP_4556-EditThe kidneys are two important organs that help cleanse your blood, control blood pressure, and balance minerals in your body. The kidneys and the heart work closely together: the heart pumps oxygen-rich blood throughout the body, while the kidneys ensure that the blood is clean of any waste. Continue reading “Hemodialysis Access Management Services” »

Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Linguine

May 25, 2017

Roasted+Vegetable+Quinoa+LinguineOur friends at Native Sun love this roasted vegetable quinoa linguine recipe (our doctors love it too). Quinoa linguine is made from quinoa instead of wheat and provides a myriad of health benefits. Quinoa pasta is a great source of protein as well as iron. It is also gluten-free for those individuals with celiac disease who still crave pasta (you are only human after all).

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil to grease pan
  • 3 yellow squashes, sliced
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 10 oz. mushrooms, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper, divided
  • 16 oz. quinoa linguine
  • 10 oz. fresh spinach
  • 15 oz. butter beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive oil

Preparation Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Grease a baking sheet with coconut oil to prevent sticking.
  2. Add squash, zucchini, grape tomatoes, mushrooms and onion to the baking sheet; sprinkle with half the salt and pepper; bake for 40 minutes or until edges of vegetables are beginning to brown. Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions.
  3. Place spinach and butter beans in a large bowl, top with cooked linguine; toss to wilt spinach; top with roasted vegetables, sun dried tomatoes, olive oil and remaining salt and pepper. Toss well.

Recipe and image courtesy of Native Sun

Thoughtful Tuesday

May 2, 2017

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“The more we do, the more we can do.”

-William Hazlitt

As our team and the areas we serve continue to grow, we take a moment to remember that we can all do anything we set our minds to.

Thoughtful Tuesday

November 8, 2016

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“Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the world.”

-Rumi

Our team attended a fundraising event for the Philippine Medical Society. Each member of our team recognizes the individual effort made towards a cause is valuable. By taking the time to contribute to an important cause, we are allowing our light to light the world.

Thoughtful Tuesday

November 1, 2016

img_0012“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”
-Albert Einstein

Each of our physicians have spent over a decade of their lives training for their profession. They have trained their minds to be innovative in caring for each patient. It is this training that has earned us the privilege of constantly being the first to bring cutting-edge treatments to Northeast Florida.  

Thoughtful Tuesday

October 25, 2016

sssl0025“Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.”

-Tony Robbins

Having had the privilege of serving the First Coast for the past 15 years, we’ve found that change is inevitable. The landscape of healthcare is constantly evolving and it is our job to stay at the forefront of these changes so we can consistently provide the best care to patients. That’s why we’ve redefined our mission statement over the years as a symbol of our progress. Our mission is to, “To enhance quality of life by providing cutting-edge care with a team of compassionate experts and advance medicine through research, education and patient empowerment.”

Thoughtful Tuesday

October 18, 2016

img_2549“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”  

-William James

Our Westside team knows that caring for a patient is a team effort. Every member of the office know what they do makes a difference in giving each patient the best experience possible from the minute they walk in the door, from the front desk staff to the physician.  

Better Health is Just 5 Minutes Away

September 22, 2016

Got five minutes? Your health certainly does. While we have nothing against the gym, being active can take place in the comfort of your home of office. Check out these five minutes exercise tips, recommended by our exercise-loving, Dr. Imraan Ansaarie & his lovely wife, Nicole.  Continue reading “Better Health is Just 5 Minutes Away” »

Welcome Dr. Shahnaz Punjani

September 15, 2016

img_4398aWe are excited to welcome Dr. Shahnaz Punjani to the practice! She joins our endovascular fellowship program. As a fellow, she has chosen to spend a year advancing her skills in endovascular medicine, the art of fixing vascular blockages through catheter-based procedures. You’ll see her working at the FCCI Catheterization Lab as well as rounding in the hospital. Beyond this, she is possibly one of the kindest souls you’ll meet. Continue reading “Welcome Dr. Shahnaz Punjani” »

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