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Prominent Lake County cardiovascular group joins AdventHealth

AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiovascular at Nightingale Lane

AdventHealth Medical Group Central Florida Division - North Region President and CEO, Ilene Gilbert-Droge (second from left) along with AdventHealth Waterman Chief Medical Officer Dr. Flor Putigna (center), and AdventHealth Medical Group Central Florida Division - North Region Chief Medical Officer Dr. Darin Jordan and Chief Operating Officer Ryan Nolan, (right) welcomes clinicians from AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiovascular at Nightingale Lane.

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Cardiovascular Associates of Lake County, a prominent group of medical professionals specializing in cardiology and interventional cardiology, joins AdventHealth Medical Group, effective June 29.

As AdventHealth Medical Group physicians, Dr. Miguel Bryce, Dr. Moises Fraifeld, Dr. Samuel Goss, Dr. Rama Krishna, Dr. J. Henry Lesmes, and Dr. Theresa Mills join AdventHealth’s employed group of physicians with more than 400 health care providers, including 250 primary care physicians and specialists throughout Volusia, Flagler and Lake counties.

Under the new name AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiovascular, the experienced physicians and advanced practice providers from Cardiovascular Associates will continue to deliver exceptional cardiac care to patients at their existing office at 1879 Nightingale Lane, Suites A1 and C1 in Tavares.

After caring for the community for more than three decades, this group of highly skilled specialists have chosen to join AdventHealth’s comprehensive and growing network of clinicians and the services available nearby at AdventHealth Waterman.

"Our team has always been dedicated to providing comprehensive care to our patients, and joining AdventHealth allows us to further advance our commitment to treating patients holistically,” said Lesmes. “Additionally, AdventHealth has been recognized nationally by Forbes ​and Becker’s Hospital Review​ as a great employer and top place to work in health care. Joining their highly respected medical group gives our team access to the resources and expertise of AdventHealth, further enabling us to provide our patients of today and tomorrow with exceptional cardiology care."

"We are thrilled to welcome Cardiovascular Associates of Lake County to AdventHealth Medical Group. Selecting this group to join AdventHealth signifies our commitment to expanding access to high-quality cardiology care in the region," said Ilene Gilbert-Droge, president and CEO of AdventHealth Medical Group, Central Florida Division – North Region. “By joining AdventHealth, patients will have access to a broader network of expert physicians and state-of-the-art services, including same-week appointments."

For more information about the AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiovascular physicians at Nightingale Lane or to make same-week appointments, visit or call Call352-742-1171.

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