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This Way to a
Healthy Heart

World-class, compassionate heart care is right here in Central Florida. Take our brief assessment to evaluate your risk of developing heart disease — and find out how we can support your lifelong cardiovascular health

Your cardiac care team provides a whole-person approach to empower you in body, mind and spirit.

Led by more than 230 board-certified cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons, we offer the latest advancements in minimally invasive heart surgery and the only heart transplant program in Central Florida.

With numerous physician offices, outpatient centers and 21 emergency departments in Central Florida, we can assure you that quality care from the nation’s leading heart center is close to home.

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Listen as the bariatric staff, Dr. Kim and Dr. Smith of The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, share their passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients at Florida Hospital.

Through education and prevention, leading-edge research and advanced surgical procedures, AdventHealth is a global pacesetter in the fight against cardiovascular disease.

ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

You can expect significant weight loss from this premier gastric bypass surgery designed to make your stomach much smaller. By enabling food to bypass part of the small intestine, you’ll find yourself getting full more quickly, with less desire to eat, helping you keep the weight off for years to come.

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Your bariatric surgery is destined to be a life-changing event. To help you prepare, we’ve assembled this easy-to-understand reference guide to answer many of the questions that may cross your mind.

  • How much weight will I actually lose?
  • Will I still be able to eat the same way?
  • What is the recovery period?
  • Which are the latest technologies?
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Covering The
Basics of Bariatrics.

Setting A New Standard For Complete Bariatric Surgery.

A Treatment Plan Tailored To You.

Here a complete series of bariatric surgery techniques is offered to ensure you receive the treatment that's best for you with the highest levels of care and compassion possible. After your procedure, you’ll begin a comprehensive follow-up program with personal support to help you maintain your weight-loss and healthy life.

DUODENAL SWITCH

This procedure is considered the most powerful approach for patients looking to lose the greatest amount of weight. It’s especially effective for insulin-dependent diabetes, high triglycerides or high cholesterol.

SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

The gastric sleeve has become a popular option, since it doesn’t involve much ongoing maintenance and has a low rate of long-term complications. In addition, it’s been found to improve or potentially resolve type 2 diabetes for a number of patients.

ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BAND (LAP BAND)

Another technique our specialists use to catalyze weight loss is a laparoscopic approach that secures an adjustable silicone band-like device around the stomach to restrict food intake. It’s the second-most frequently performed procedure next to traditional gastric bypass surgery.

Knees and hips. Shoulders and wrists. Feet and ankles. They’re all in good hands here. Thousands of patients just like you have changed their lives for the better thanks to innovative approaches to orthopedic treatment. The experts on your team are skilled in minimally invasive joint procedures to help ease pain, lessen scarring, and speed your recovery time. There’s a better way to a better you, and it starts right here at Florida Hospital.


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Experience Cardiovascular Care That Doesn’t Miss a Beat 

Here are a few questions to ask yourself when considering if bariatric surgery is right for you.

  • Are you 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight?
  • Is your BMI 40 or greater?
  • Is your BMI 35 or greater with obesity-related health issues, like diabetes or high blood pressure?
  • Have you been unsuccessful with traditional weight-loss programs and methods?

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Want to estimate the amount of weight you can lose from bariatric surgery? Fill in the form below and we’ll provide a clear picture of what you can expect after undergoing your procedure.

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Common symptoms of chronic joint pain include:

  • Discomfort while standing, walking short distances, climbing up or down stairs, or getting in and out of chairs
  • Joint swelling
  • Poor sleep due to pain
  • Start-up pain or stiffness when initiating activities from a sitting position
  • Stiffness after periods of rest
  • Weakness or instability

Additional diseases and conditions that can cause chronic joint pain include:

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Paget’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
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Meet the Team

Our AdventHealth Medical Group OB/GYN physicians and midwives deliver the latest in obstetric and gynecologic innovations, using forward-thinking techniques and a personalized approach to care. With convenient locations throughout Central Florida, our team is here for you, close to home.

Stay Informed on the Coronavirus: Dial 877-Virus-HQ (877-847-8747) for 24/7 support or visit our Coronavirus Resource Hub Here.

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Your Treatment Is Our Specialty

The AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute treats more patients with heart and vascular disease and more female cardiac patients than any other hospital in the United States. Our patients have access to high-tech facilities, leading-edge procedures and the compassionate approach that earned AdventHealth its reputation as a nationally recognized health care leader. Learn more about some of the conditions we treat.

#1 Hospital in Florida 

AdventHealth Orlando is recognized as the #1 hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report.

Best Regional Hospital

AdventHealth Orlando is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of Orlando’s high-performing hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery.

Nationally Recognized for Patient Safety

AdventHealth is recognized as one of America’s highest-rated hospitals for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group.

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New Safety Measures
Protect You and Our Caregivers

Even in a pandemic, you can feel safe. We’re stocked with safety supplies, have no shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and masks are required for all at our facilities.

Universal Mask Use

We’re employing the following safety measures and protocols to ensure you and your loved ones feel confident, protected and safe in our facilities.

Temperature Checks

Have peace of mind that everyone you come into contact with has their temperature checked before being allowed in. Every entrance. Every facility. Everyone entering.

Feel relieved by the extraordinary measures being taken, including limiting the number of visitors — and making sure those allowed are screened for symptoms before being allowed to enter.

Visitor Limitation

Take comfort knowing your safety is our priority. COVID-19-positive and symptomatic patients are carefully quarantined away from patients and visitors.

Patient Cohorting

Feel confident you’re doing the right thing to keep yourself and others safe. With limited visitation, new waiting room protocols and more, you can safely practice social distancing.

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Hear How We’re Helping Patients Just Like You

From prevention and wellness programs to the miracle of heart transplantation, watch this video to learn about what makes our Cardiovascular Institute a destination for whole-person care.

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Partnering With the American Heart Association 

AdventHealth and the American Heart Association collaborate on community initiatives that bring awareness to preventative heart care, heart attack and stroke warning signs and healthy lifestyle education. AdventHealth is also an authorized provider of American Heart Association certification courses.

AdventHealth offers heart care where you live, with world-class cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons. In addition to our award-winning network of hospitals, we offer convenient access to numerous outpatient facilities throughout Flagler, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia counties.

A Complete Program Completely Dedicated to You 

Heart Failure and Heart Transplant 

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Arrhythmia and Atrial Fibrillation 

Heart Valve Disease Repair and Replacement

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Vascular Care