HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital Announces Opening of HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists

Jul 30, 2022 at 10:31 am by pj


Sanford – HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital, an affiliate of HCA Florida Healthcare, announced the opening of HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists further expanding access to cardiovascular care for the residents of Central Florida. HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Hafiz G. Hussain, M.D. and Dr. Haroon Chughtai, M.D. at HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists.

“After a thorough and comprehensive search, we are excited to have found Dr. Hussain and Dr. Chughtai as both of these distinguished board-certified cardiologists have proven clinical experience that provide a great benefit to our health system, our community, and the patients we serve,” said Trey Abshier, Chief Executive Officer, HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital. “Dr.Hussain and Dr. Chughtai are both welcome additions to the dedicated team at HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital as we continue to enhance our ability to provide the highest level of care for our patients in Central Florida.”

Dr. Hussain is a board-certified Interventional Cardiologist caring for patients in Sanford. He specializes in Interventional and Structural Cardiology.

Dr. Hussain obtained his medical degree from King Edward Medical University and completed his residency training at NYU Lutheran Medical Center. Dr. Hussain received two Cardiology Fellowships, one in General Cardiology and Interventional/Structural Cardiology from New York Presbyterian and NYU Winthrop Hospitals.

Dr. Chughtai is also board-certified in Interventional Cardiology. He performs procedures on the heart including stent placement, procedures to fix leg arteries, installs permanent pacemakers and implanted heart monitors, procedures on leg veins. He also performs non-invasive testing on the heart including CT of the Heart, stress testing, and vascular testing.  

Dr. Chughtai completed his Internal Medicine training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Jersey City in 2008. Dr. Chugtai completed his Fellowships at Wake Forest University of Health Sciences, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital and Wayne State University at St. John Hospital in General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Hussain and Dr. Chughtai are now accepting new patients at HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists located at 305 N. Mangoustine Avenue, Suite 200 in Sanford. For more information, or to make an appointment online, visit HCAFloridaPhysicans.com, or call (321) 363-9335.

HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists is committed to providing exceptional, comprehensive cardiovascular care to patients in Sanford, Florida. We offer a range of diagnostic testing and surgical options for a variety of heart conditions, with the goal of improving your health by strengthening your heart. Conditions we treat include atrial fibrillation (AFib), chest pain, circulation issues, peripheral arterial and venous diseases, heart attack (myocardial infarction), heart failure, high blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). If you would like to make an appointment or learn more about our services, please call our office directly.

HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital, a 221-bed acute care hospital and Level II Trauma Center, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine care, robotic surgery, acute inpatient medical rehabilitation and complete imaging services. Central Florida Regional Hospital is located 3.6 miles east of I-4 between S.R. 46 and Highway 17-92 in Sanford. The hospital provides 24/7 emergency care at its main location as well as at Heathrow ER located at 4525 International Parkway in Sanford.

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