TAVARES, Fla., August 14, 2020 – Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Cesar Jara has joined AdventHealth Medical Group.
As an AdventHealth Medical Group physician, Jara joins AdventHealth’s employed group of physicians across Central Florida with more than 1,200 providers, including primary care doctors and specialists.
Jara is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, interventional cardiology and cardiac computed tomography.
In his new practice, Jara will specialize in cardiovascular disease prevention and management, interventional cardiology, coronary and peripheral vascular interventions, structural heart disease and more.
Jara received his medical degree from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He completed an internal medicine residency, chief medical resident attending year, as well as cardiology fellowship and an interventional cardiology fellowship, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Through his 15-year career, Jara has been continually involved in quality initiatives, as well as program development. He served as cardiac catheterization lab medical director for Health First's Cape Canaveral Hospital in Cocoa Beach and helped launch the interventional cardiology program for the catheterization lab in 2010. He also served as the first structural cardiologist for the hospital’s Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program in 2015.
He is a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and served as an elected member of the organization’s quality committee. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists (FACC).
A native of Lima, Peru, Jara regularly participates in medical missions to his home country and he is fluent in English and Spanish. He personally identifies with the needs of his patients after having a daughter fight cancer for five years.
His practice accepts most insurance plans and new patients ages 18 years and older. He will have offices in Tavares, Apopka and Winter Garden and can be reached at Call407-889-1930.
About AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region
Based in Altamonte Springs, AdventHealth is a connected system of care with the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. With more than 80,000 team members, AdventHealth is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites in nearly a dozen states. Encompassing six AdventHealth hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties, the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region is the largest hospital system in the area with 1,208 beds and more than 8,000 team members. The North Region includes facilities in Daytona Beach, DeLand, Orange City, New Smyrna Beach, Palm Coast and Tavares.
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