PALM COAST, Fla., October 18, 2017 Florida Hospital Flagler has named interventional cardiologist Dr. Thomas Joiner as physician of the quarter.
Dr. Joiner is incredibly kind and compassionate. He is humble and clearly committed to the service of others, a colleague said in his nomination. He is well respected, not only in the hospital environment, but in our community as well.
Dr. Joiner consistently strives to improve the cardiac care provided at Florida Hospital Flagler and performs more cardiac interventions than any other physician, another wrote in a nomination. He participates in all efforts to improve processes and ensure interventions are timely and appropriate.
As an interventional cardiologist, Joiner treats narrowed coronary arteries caused by cholesterol buildup which can lead to angina or to heart attacks.
He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Joiner earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed an internal medicine residency at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and a cardiology fellowship at University of Kentucky in Lexington.
He joined the medical staff of Florida Hospital Flagler in 2013.
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and 8,200 licensed beds in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital Flagler has 99-beds and is one of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees.