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Thoughtful Tuesday

February 21, 2017

TMP_9414“You are the books you read, the movies you watch, the music you listen to, the people you spend time with, the conversations you engage in. Choose wisely what you feed your mind.”
-Unknown

Dr. Swain enjoys educating the community about peripheral arterial disease, amputation education, and limb salvage through the Save a Leg, Save a Life Foundation and volunteering with A Leg Up: The Jacksonville Amputation Support Group.  He has also done countless community service health education presentations for doctors, nurses, and members of the general population. These activities feed Dr. Swain’s mind and define who he is.

Thoughtful Tuesday

February 14, 2017

DSC_0031“Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”
-Mother Teresa

In honor of both Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month, our billing team puts a smile on their faces and shows the world their love!

Thoughtful Tuesday

February 7, 2017

IMG_9657“Pay attention to the things you are naturally drawn to. They are often connected to your path, passion, and purpose in life. Have the courage to follow them.”
-Ruben Chavez

Dr. Satish Goel, Electrophysiologist, says it is a commitment to serving his community that inspires him to get up in the morning. “When you are rewarded with a patient doing well and feeling healthy, it inspires me to keep going,” says Dr. Goel.  

Thoughtful Tuesday

January 31, 2017

TMP_5302“You attract the energy you exude.”

Our values focus on compassion and patient-centered care.You will find our values instilled in each of our employees, from our administration to our physicians. When we put these values at the forefront, our patients become empowered and dedicated to their health.

Thoughtful Tuesday

January 24, 2017

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“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.”

-Rumi

As the landscape of healthcare evolves, it is important to stay at the forefront of any changes necessary to keep patient care at the center. Life is about  learning how to strike a balance between what to let go of and what to grow from.

Thoughtful Tuesday

January 17, 2017

TMP_5021“An empty room is a story waiting to happen, and you are the author.”
-Charlotte Moss

We are excited to showcase our new Palatka facility this Thursday at our Palatka Open House! When we first moved into the empty office, we saw the potential it had to become something great. We are proud that the office is now a fully-accredited facility, housing a freestanding outpatient catheterization laboratory and a team of board-certified physicians.

Thoughtful Tuesday

January 10, 2017

tmp_5832“What is a teacher? I’ll tell you: it isn’t someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.”
-Paulo Coelho

The word “doctor” in Latin means teacher. For our physicians, being a teacher is not about sharing facts. Instead, being a teacher means that they inspire their patients to live to their fullest potential.

Thoughtful Tuesday

December 27, 2016

img_4240“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”
-Oprah Winfrey

For our final Thoughtful Tuesday of 2016, we want to remind you that life is a matter of perception. As we close off the year, we are celebrating our experiences, no matter how big or small, recognizing that we are as blessed as we choose to believe we are. Thank you for reading our stories every Tuesday.

Thoughtful Tuesday

December 20, 2016

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Dr. Snyder and his beautiful wife strike a pose at the FCCI Holiday Party

While the holiday season may bring lots to do, let’s not forget the most important part of the holiday season: our loved ones. Show your loved ones how much they mean to you this holiday season. Make every minute count. Happy holidays from the First Coast Cardiovascular Institute family!

“Never miss an opportunity to show your love, especially to those close to you.”

-Paulo Coelho

Thoughtful Tuesday

December 13, 2016

“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.”

-Leo Christopher

Although our doctors are always busy, they still manage to spend time with the team. By collaborating and sharing knowledge on patient care, our physicians benefit from the time they spend with each other.

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