2022 Best of Bay for Cardiology

The Cardiovascular Institute of Northwest Florida is pleased to share that Panama City News Herald readers have once again selected us as the Best of Bay 2022 – Cardiology Clinics. This makes six years in a row! We were also voted Best Vascular / Vein Clinic. Thank you to our patients, employees, and friends for…

Is leg pain a sign of vascular disease?

In our latest “Ask a Cardiologist” video, interventional cardiologist Dr. Amir Haghighat addresses the signs and symptoms of vascular disease in the legs and how a diagnosis is made.  Common symptoms include cramping when walking that goes away with rest, swelling of the ankles and feet, and discoloration, however Dr. Haghighat explains the types of leg pain…

How are cardiologists involved in treating stroke?

Our latest Ask a Cardiologist video featuring Dr. Samir N. Patel covers why a stroke, or a brain attack, is definitely something you should see your cardiologist about.  A common underlying cause of stroke is vascular disease. An ischemic stroke occurs when a piece of thrombus or plaque that has been dislodged travels into the arteries…

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Is Your Heart Ready for the Holidays?

Study finds increase in Heart Failure hospitalizations immediately following major holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. These events are filled with family, friends and lots of delicious food and drink. However according to a study published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure, these events are also associated with an increase in heart related hospitalizations – primarily…