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Physicians evaluate the best course for treatment by utilizing a variety of medical evaluations and risk screenings including:

  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - When you schedule an appointment with a cardiologist, you will be asked to share your personal and family health history and likely some specific diagnostic tests relevant to your needs. When the results of those tests are reviewed, the provider will work with you and recommend the best course of treatment for your heart condition. This approach may include preventive measures such as diet, exercise, smoking cessation, and/or weight loss to keep your heart healthy or prevent further complications.

  • Health Management and Primary Prevention - Our doctors and nursing staff provide patients and their families with compassionate care by sharing tools to better manage your health. We believe health screening is an important first step in identifying risk factors that may be contributing adversely to your condition. Identifying these factors, such as lifestyle and genetics, enables us to work with you to design a health management course of action where you are an active participant. Your personalized health plan will reflect your goals and lifestyle preferences and help you live a healthier life.

  • Smoking Cessation and Wellness Centers - At UF Health St. Johns, we encourage you to take an important first step and decide to quit smoking. We are here to support you in that decision and will help you to obtain the tools you need to succeed including classes and support groups. To read more about our smoking cessation program, or to enroll in a class, click here. We also operate Wellness Centers where you can focus on mind, body, and spirit through exercise, the arts, and special events. To learn more about UF Health St. Johns Wellness Center in your community, click here.

  • Sleep Apnea Evaluation - Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious disorder that can be easily evaluated at the UF Health St. Johns Sleep Disorders Center. The center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. To learn more about the Sleep Disorders Center and to schedule either a day or evening appointment, click here.