Our Heart Care Team

Expertise and compassionate care are two of the main traits of all the members of our team. When it comes to caring for your heart our expert physicians will be there for you every step of the way.

Lingappa Amarchand MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Luis Roberto Annoni-Suau MD
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Mowaffak Atfeh MD
Interventional Cardiology
Lyle G Breeding MD
Surgery - Vascular
Andre Michael Brooks MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Gopal Kishore Chalavarya MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Peter Louis DiMartino MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Abdelnasser Elmansoury MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Mitchell Halperin MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Joseph Idicula MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Vinaitheertha Jeyabarath MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Raul A Jimenez MD
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
John Manubay MD
Surgery - Vascular
Thomas Mathews MD
Interventional Cardiology
Michael D Moore DO
Interventional Cardiology
Mahmoud Abdelfattah Nimer MD
Interventional Cardiology
Kevin Victor Palmer MD
Surgery - Vascular
Dipak Parekh MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Mallik A. Piduru MD
Surgery - Vascular
Bhupatiraju Raju MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Nagaraja Sharma MD
Interventional Cardiology
Fawzi Soliman MD
Surgery - Vascular
Dhiraj Warman MD
Interventional Cardiology
Kenneth Herbert Yamamura MD
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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  • Recovery strategies incorporate exercise, diet and education to help patients regain their overall health.
  • Advanced diagnostics tools for assessing heart conditions.
  • Board-certified cardiologists focused on enabling patients to self-manage their condition through effective therapies.
  • Minimally invasive techniques to unblock arteries and improve blood flow.
  • Multidisciplinary team of experts dedicated to address any issues related to the blood vessels.
  • Resources and Support

    Get trusted information about how your heart works, the different types of conditions that can affect your heart, and the types of procedures that you may be facing.

    Browse our Heart Health Library

    Understanding Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Learn what you can do to keep your own heart healthy.
    Cardiac Tests & Procedures From a chest x-ray to an implantable pacemaker, here's a detailed look at the tools doctors use to help diagnose and treat heart disease.
    Heart Conditions and Diseases Arrhythmias, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure - find out more about heart problems and what you can do to prevent them.
    Women and Heart Disease Many women believe the stereotype that heart disease is a man's problem. But women are at higher risk for heart disease than breast cancer.
    Diabetes and Heart Disease Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in people with diabetes. Take steps right now to promote heart health.
    Congenital Heart Disease A congenital heart defect is a heart problem that is present at birth. The vast majority of congenital heart diseases have no known causes. Some of these problems may be caused by genetics.
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Your heart needs time to recover from a major trauma like heart attack or heart surgery. A cardiac rehab program can help you get back to normal daily activities.
    Managing Heart Disease Your specific treatment plan may involve one or more of these areas: monitoring your blood pressure, changing to a healthier diet, getting more exercise, and taking medications.
    Preventing Heart Disease Making certain lifestyle changes can reduce your risk for heart disease: Stop smoking, start exercising, and limit the saturated fat in your diet.

    Best in cardiac care

    All seven Bayfront Health heart care centers are state-of-the-art facilities. Each features a dedicated cardiac intensive care unit, performs interventional cardiac procedures, and showcases a distinguished team of cardiac physicians and staff. Using the most advanced technology in the region, our heart care centers are fully equipped to prevent and treat all aspects of cardiovascular disease.

    • Rapid heart attack response times
    • Advanced diagnostic and imaging technology
    • Regionally and nationally renowned cardiac and thoracic surgeons
    • Advanced heart failure and heart rhythm disorder care
    • UF Health affiliation at six hospital locations
    • Six strategically located Accredited Chest Pain Centers, two with PCI
    • Special heart arrhythmia program at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
    • Advanced Cardiac Care Certification and Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission (Venice Regional); one of only three in Florida
    • Recognized Top Performers at Spring Hill, Brooksville and Dade City hospitals

    Cardiac care is available at all Bayfront Health hospitals.


    Bayfront Health Brooksville's Heart Center

    The cardiac team at Bayfront Health Brooksville offers advanced cardiac care and technologies through a team of highly skilled clinicians who assemble in minutes to treat heart attack and coronary blockages. With a door to balloon time of 54 minutes, this team sets the mark high for response times.  

    Brooksville's Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) has demonstrated its expertise and commitment to quality patient care by meeting or exceeding a wide set of stringent criteria and by undergoing an onsite review by a team of specialists from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).  

    Heart and Stroke Emergency Specialists

    Bayfront Health Brooksville has partnered with UF Health to offer the Heart and Stroke Emergency Specialists, a program that brings more advanced protocols and techniques, plus real-time consulting with the University's highly acclaimed doctors.


    Contact Us
    Bayfront Health Brooksville
    17240 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville, FL 34601
    (352) 796-5111