Interventional Cardiologist Joins Medical Staff at Florida Hospital Flagler

PALM COAST, Fla., July 30, 2018 – Interventional cardiologist Dr. Dean Abtahi has joined the Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Flagler.

Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners is the employed group of more than 160 primary care physicians and specialists for the Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties.

As an interventional cardiologist, Abtahi performs minimally invasive procedures in the heart, such as coronary angioplasty to open blocked arteries and implants coronary stents to hold open blocked arteries, as well as implants pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators to monitor and treat abnormal cardiac rhythms.

He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in anthropology and obtained his medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed an internship and residency at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where he also served as chief medical resident for the department of internal medicine. Abtahi went on to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to complete a general fellowship in adult cardiology and an advanced fellowship in interventional cardiology.

He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Faculty Excellence Educator Award at the Medical University of South Carolina for excellence in clinical medical student education; the Sir William Osler Award from the University of Florida department of internal medicine for demonstrating unyielding devotion to patient care and serving as an outstanding scientist, clinician and mentor to junior colleagues; and Intern of The Year from the University of Florida department of internal medicine for his exceptional work ethic, team spirit and patient care.

Abtahi has participated in several clinical research projects, as well as published abstracts, manuscripts and a book chapter.

In his new practice at Florida Hospital Flagler, Abtahi provides comprehensive general and interventional cardiac care for ages 18 and older, including cardiac screening and prevention, cardiac stress testing, cardiac angioplasty and stenting, implanting pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators, and cardiac and vascular imaging, as well as peripheral vascular disease screening and treatment.

His office is located inside Florida Hospital Flagler at 61 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Suite 2811, Palm Coast. His practice accepts most insurance plans and can be reached at 386-206-5211.

About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital Flagler has 99-beds and is one of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees. For more information about Florida Hospital Flagler, visit www.FloridaHospitalFlagler.com.