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…

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

Did You Know? Sometimes the first symptom of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) a patient experiences is a stroke or mini-stroke. Symptoms of AFib commonly include a racing, pounding heart rate, palpitations, light-headedness, shortness of breath, or in some patients, there are no noticeable symptoms at all. How Does AFib Increase Stroke Risk? When the heart is…

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Plaque build-up in your arteries can cause more than just a heart attack. Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Ajay Mhatre with Cardiovascular Institute in Panama City, Florida explains what Peripheral Arterial Disease (or PAD) is and how it can impact your quality of life or even cause a stroke.

Welcome Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Ajay Mhatre

Cardiovascular Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Ajay Mhatre to our practice. Dr. Mhatre is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine.He holds additional certifications in Vascular and Endovascular Medicine and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation. He received his Bachelor of Science degree…

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How to Diagnose an Abnormal Heart Rhythm

Dr. Nghia Hoang of the Cardiovascular Institute of Northwest Florida reviews the latest technology available to record cardiac arrhythmias for diagnosis from the latest holter monitor, to tiny implanted devices that can last for years, to smart watch technology. He includes the most common signs and symptoms of an abnormal heart rhythm, such as palpitations…

Welcome Electrophysiologist Dr. Khaja

Cardiovascular Institute is pleased to welcome Cardiac Electrophysiologist Dr. Saeed Khaja to Panama City. Dr. Khaja has recently completed his fellowship training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He attended medical school at Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by residency and cardiovascular fellowship training at Advocate Lutheran…