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Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care Designed for You

Your heart is at the center of your health. And our experts are the center of your cardiovascular care. Leading-edge cardiovascular specialists across Greater Tampa, Ocala and Sebring are here to support your journey at every step.

Every beat. Every step. Every day. Your heart and its network of blood vessels are working hard to help you move along your life journey. So, taking the best care of your heart and vascular health — from keeping it healthy to mending it — is what we focus on at AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital. That means building a network of widely respected cardiology and vascular specialists across Florida, adopting the most cutting-edge diagnostic and surgical technology possible and offering leading-edge, minimally invasive procedures that help you heal faster and more comfortably. And our way is a little different, because treating your heart and lifting it in hope is part of AdventHealth’s whole health approach to care.

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You receive more than world-class care when visiting the general surgeons at AdventHealth; you get a world of caring. From the emotional support to prepare for your operation, all the way through to personalized aftercare therapies, we are here to help you feel in control of your healing.  It’s all designed to make your life easier on your path to whole health.

Support at Every Step Toward Recovery

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ARMEN DEUKMEDJIAN, MD

is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive solutions for both simple and complex spinal conditions. Dr. Deukmedjian’s focus includes degenerative scoliosis correction, spinal arthritis correction, and treatment of neck and back pain. He also treats spinal trauma, fractures, tumors and congenital defects. He has authored and co-authored over 15 peer-reviewed articles in top tier neurosurgery journals and 10 book chapters.


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Your peace of mind is important to us, so we want to arm you with every ounce of information possible about how surgery may help you heal. This helpful guide will walk you through a number of the questions you may have about general surgery at AdventHealth.

  • What conditions can be treated with general surgery?
  • What types of advanced surgical treatments are available?
  • How long is the expected recovery time?
  • Will I start to feel like I used to?
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You’ll never be on your journey to heart health alone. From prevention to quickly treating chest pain, heart attack, open heart surgery, cardiac rehab, emergency stroke care and everything in between, we have you and your family supported with distinguished cardiovascular care and an extra dose of compassion. And at our Pepin Heart Institute, advancing treatment options through clinical trials means extending more of the latest treatment options for our communities.

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A Story of Life-Saving Care

When a sudden heart attack interrupted Orlando Robles’ holiday season, the AdventHealth Wesley Chapel cardiovascular team sprang into action. Hear how they saved his life while providing much-needed comfort to his wife.

The Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel neurospine program is led by neurosurgeons Dr. Amir Ahmadian and Dr. Armen Deukmedjian of NeuSpine Institute.

Expertly Trained Neurosurgeons

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Excellence in Cardiac Care To Help You Thrive

We understand that your unique pain and symptoms can be frustrating and hard to explain. Rest assured that our teams have vast experience in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological and spine conditions, including:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Degenerative disc disease (spinal arthritis)
  • Fractures of the spine
  • Herniated discs
  • Sacroiliac pain syndrome (sacroiliitis)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spine and brain tumors

Expertise and Compassion for Your Condition

AMIR AHMADIAN, MD

is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in the management and minimally invasive treatment of spinal deformities, scoliosis, spinal fractures, neuro-oncology, peripheral nerve injuries and trauma. A gifted teacher and researcher, Dr. Ahmadian has authored over 21 peer-reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters on neurosurgery and spinal deformity.


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Your Complete Network of Care

Some of the cardiovascular conditions and treatments that our experts specialize in include:

  • Ablation
  • Aneurysm (Aortic & Abdominal)
  • Angiogram & Angioplasty
  • Aortic Valve Replacement & TAVR
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Stress Testing
  • Cardioversion
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)  
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Mitral Valve Repair & MitraClip
  • Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Pacemaker
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Stroke 
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Our Biggest Achievement is Caring for You

We’ve been recognized for our efforts to stay on the leading-edge of cardiovascular treatments, as well as for our high standard of patient care.

2018 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY “A” GRADE

  • AdventHealth Carrollwood 
  • AdventHealth North Pinellas 
  • AdventHealth Tampa 
  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel 
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills
  • AdventHealth Lake Placid 
  • AdventHealth Sebring

LEAPFROG “TOP GENERAL HOSPITAL”

  • AdventHealth Carrollwood (2017) 
  • AdventHealth North Pinellas (2017)
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills (2018)
  • AdventHealth Sebring (2018)

HEALTHGRADES PATIENT EXPERIENCE AWARD

  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD® AMERICA’S BEST HOSPITALS FOR PATIENT SAFETY

  • AdventHealth Carrollwood (2018, 2019)
  • AdventHealth North Pinellas (2018, 2019)
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • AdventHealth Sebring (2019)

WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD® AMERICA’S 100 BEST HOSPITALS FOR PATIENT EXPERIENCE

  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel (2018)

ADVENTHEALTH CARROLLWOOD

  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission
  • Primary Stroke Center (AHCA designation)

ADVENTHEALTH NORTH PINELLAS

  • Accredited chest pain center with primary PCI and primary stroke center
  •  2018 Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus award from the American    Heart Association
  • Primary Stroke Center (AHCA designation)

ADVENTHEALTH WESLEY CHAPEL

  • Primary Stroke Center Designated by DNV (Det Norske Veritas)
  • Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke, and Target: StrokeSM
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award 

ADVENTHEALTH TAMPA & ADVENTHEALTH PEPIN HEART INSTITUTE

  • Accredited Chest Pain Emergency Room by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care 
  • Accreditation in echocardiography for adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)
  • Accreditation for diagnostic cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and electrophysiology from the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) 
  • Accredited Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center Designation by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)
  • Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus by the American Heart    Association/American Stroke Association

ADVENTHEALTH ZEPHYRHILLS

  • Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation
  • Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission 
  • Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • Mission Lifeline Gold for STEMI Receiving Facility
  • Primary Stroke Center (AHCA designation)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Coronary Intervention Procedures in 2019 (Healthgrades)
  • Five-Star recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack 2 years in a row (2018, 2019) (Healthgrades)

ADVENTHEALTH DADE CITY

  • Chest Pain Center with PCI & Resuscitation Accreditation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation (American College of Cardiology)
  • Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 
  • Primary Stroke Center Designation (AHCA designation)

ADVENTHEALTH OCALA

  • Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission
  • Primary Stroke Center (AHCA designation)
    • Silver Plus Award: Get with the Guidelines® – Stroke; and Target: Stroke    (American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 2018)
    • Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation (American College of Cardiology, 2017-2020)
    • Chest Pain Center Accreditation (American College of Cardiology, 2016-2019)
    • Heart Failure Accreditation (American College of Cardiology, 2015-2018)

ADVENTHEALTH SEBRING

  • Primary Stroke Center Designation (AHCA designation)

Call 911 immediately if you are experiencing a medical emergency or symptoms of a heart attack or stroke.

LEAPFROG TOP RURAL HOSPITAL

  • AdventHealth Wauchula (2018)

WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD AMERICA’S BEST HOSPITALS FOR HEART CARE

  • AdventHealth North Pinellas (2019)
  • AdventHealth Sebring (2019)
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills (2017, 2018, 2019)

WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD AMERICA’S BEST HOSPITALS FOR STROKE CARE

  • AdventHealth Carrollwood (2019)
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills (2017, 2018, 2019)

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We’ve been recognized for our efforts to stay on the leading-edge of cardiovascular treatments, as well as for our high standard of patient care. Learn more about our West Florida facilities' awards and accreditations. 

Nationally Recognized for Exceptional Care

2019 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY “A” GRADE

  • AdventHealth Carrollwood 
  • AdventHealth Lake Placid 
  • AdventHealth North Pinellas 
  • AdventHealth Sebring
  • AdventHealth Tampa 
  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel 
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills

LEAPFROG “TOP GENERAL HOSPITAL”

  • AdventHealth Carrollwood (2017) 
  • AdventHealth North Pinellas (2017)
  • AdventHealth Zephyrhills (2018)
  • AdventHealth Sebring (2018)
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LEAPFROG "TOP RURAL HOSPITAL"

  • AdventHealth Wauchula (2018)

Take charge of your wellness by attending an upcoming event led by our health professionals. Find screenings, educational classes, tours and much more at an AdventHealth location near you.  Click on a location within the map to see available events.

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Take charge of your wellness by attending an upcoming event led by our health professionals. Find screenings, educational classes, tours and much more at an AdventHealth location near you.

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Take charge of your wellness by attending an upcoming event led by our health professionals. Find screenings, educational classes, tours and much more at an AdventHealth location near you.  Click on a location within the map to see available events.

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Life-Saving Care