Research Center Profile:
St. Vincent's Cardiology, St.Vincent's Healthcare
St. Luke’s Cardiology is a private cardiology practice with five cardiologists (all F.A.C.C.) and a Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner committed to the highest level of excellence both in medical care and patient services. Since 1976, the physicians and staff have been meeting the needs of patients throughout North Florida and South Georgia, with a diversified patient population of over 14,000. We practice at St. Vincent’s Hospital Southside and St. Vincent’s Hospital Riverside.
We have completed over 100 clinical drug trials since 1999. Our research philosophy is based on a commitment to our patients to provide them with comprehensive quality care, the latest treatment alternatives, and assist with their financial burden for health care.
In the last ten years we have been involved in Phase II, III and IV pharmaceutical trials. We have an excellent reputation in the Research community for producing clean data. Our studies have been in the following therapeutic areas:
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Acute Myocardial Infarction
- Antiplatelet Therapy
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Cardiac Imaging
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Respiratory Tract Infections
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Valvular Heart Disease
We have conducted clinical trials with the following
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Eli Lilly & Co.
- King Pharmaceutical
- Daiichi Sankyo
- CV Therapeutics
- St. Jude Medical
St. Vincent’s Cardiology’s main office is easily accessible and adjacent to a major medical center. The cardiovascular services available at our main office are:
- Nuclear Cardiology
- Echocardiography/Stress Echo
- Carotid Doppler
- Holter and Cardiac Event Monitoring
- Lipid Management
- Anti-coagulation Clinic
- Congestive Heart Failure Clinic
- Pacemaker and AICD Management
- Arrhythmia Management
Our physicians also provide the following services at area
- Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echo
- Coronary Interventions including:
- Stent Placement
- Directional Angioplasty
- Pacemaker and AICD placement
- Ablation Therapy
- Tilt Table Testing
Julius Dean, MD, FACC
Clinical and invasive cardiology, echocardiography, and
Peter D. Kuhlman, MD, FACC
Clinical, invasive, and interventional cardiology,
echocardiography, and cardiovascular research.
Robert A. Luke, MD, FHRS, FACC, FACP, FESC
Electrophysiology, clinical, invasive, and interventional cardiology and cardiovascular research.
Stephen A. Stowers, MD, FACC
Clinical, invasive, and interventional cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiovascular research.
Gregory C. Tomlinson, MD, FACC
Clinical cardiology, echocardiography, and cardiovascular research.
We have six full-time and one part-time Research staff with extensive medical and clinical research experience. All employees have had training in GCP, HIPAA privacy policies and compliance, and everyone is IATA certified. Three out of five coordinators have obtained CCRC certification and the fourth is working toward certification. Staff includes a full time Regulatory Affairs Coordinator and a Research Assistant, both with 18 years experience in Health Care.
The population in Jacksonville exceeds 1,000,000. The age distribution is approximately 30% under age 18, 60% between 18-64, and 10% 65 and older.
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