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Compassionate Care

Exceptional Outcomes

Your heart works hard to keep you strong and active, allowing you to pursue life's every joy and challenge. When it comes to protecting your heart, you deserve the best, the smartest, and the most qualified. That's why you turn to the heart specialists at AdventHealth.

Our expert Cardiac Care team is dedicated to your heart health, and our history of positive outcomes is guided by clinical research and innovation. Our network of care features the only interventional radiology unit and the only certified heart-and-vascular center in the Heartland. Since the opening of our Heart and Vascular Center in 2009, we've performed more than 4,300 successful angioplasties. Our emphasis on providing quality care makes us one of the most-trusted hospitals in Central Florida, known for our commitment to whole-person wellness. Trust us to help heal your heart, while easing your mind and lifting your spirit.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Primary Stroke Center
The Heartland's only

Primary Stroke Center

Good stroke care can save lives. The best stroke care can give you the greatest chance at a life full of happiness and wellness. That's our goal — and we know it's your goal, too. If a stroke happens, we’ll act quickly and decisively to help you find relief faster.

Reducing Your Risk

Is Within Your Control

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Know Your Heart Disease Risk

To feel whole, it’s important to keep your heart healthy and strong. As the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, heart disease can be silent for many people. You can take charge of your health today, and the first step is knowing your risk.

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Early Heart Attack Care Can Save a Life

Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) education can help you recognize the warning signs of a heart attack. By learning about the early signs of cardiac arrest and understanding the risk factors, you could help a loved one (or yourself) get critical care faster — which can greatly improve outcomes.

Where Expertise

Meets Experience

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Thomas M. Shimshak, MD

Thomas M Shimshak, MD

Medical Director

Interventional Cardiology

Phillip E. Jones, MD

Phillip E Jones, MD

Interventional Cardiology

Shahnaz Punjani, MD

Shahnaz Punjani, MD

Interventional Cardiology

Cho Mya Win, MD

Cho Mya Win, MD


Rey F. Arcenas, MD

Rey F Arcenas, MD


Deo Prakash Sankar, MD

Deo P Sankar, MD


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Join Us for Heart-Healthy Events

AdventHealth Sebring, AdventHealth Lake Placid and AdventHealth Wauchula offer educational events on heart health throughout the year in our community. Explore our upcoming events and join us to learn how to keep your heart beating strong.
Expert, Whole-Hearted Care

For Your Whole Life

Breaking down barriers to better heart health. That’s what multidisciplinary care means to us. Our Care Coordinators can connect you to the local nutrition, exercise, and surgical experts who can help you feel better and feel whole as you continue your journey to wellness. From helping with medication management to supporting your rehabilitation progress, our approach to care is simple: We’re here to help you get from where you are now to where you want to be.