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I now live every day without worrying or anticipating an arrhythmia episode. I am so glad I had the Maze procedure done during surgery. I have a new life and I thank you!
Patrick, Ocala Heart Patient
Did you know Ocala Heart Institute in Florida has some of the best heart surgeons in the United States who perform more than 8,000 catheterizations, 2,000 open heart cases and 1,000 vascular and thoracic cases per year?
Consumer Reports article "How to choose the right heart-disease treatment" lists Ocala Heart Institute heart surgeons in Winter Haven, FL, as a top heart-surgery practice! We appreciate the recognition! - More
Loping into the lobby of the Frances Langford Heart Center, Dr. James C. Thornton is met with a coy twittering of, “Hi, doctor” from female […] - More
Heart Disease & Stroke: Get the Facts
Many people mistakenly think of heart disease and stroke as conditions that only affect older adults. However, a large number of younger people suffer heart attacks and strokes. More than 150,000 heart disease and stroke deaths every year are among people younger than 65.
Ocala Heart & Vascular Institute is an association of Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons & Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. We've been working together for more than 20 years, providing the best quality care
to cardiac, thoracic and vascular patients.