The University of Florida’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is recognized as one of the leading cardiovascular programs in the United States. This team of physicians, healthcare specialists, and scientists work together to deliver excellent patient care, as well as perform research and education to enhance the quality of heart treatments in the future.

Top Staff We have 36 talented staff members focused on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart and blood vessels or the vascular system.

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26 We are hosts to a total of 26 fellows. Interested in applying?

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Research We have numerous trials for the treatment of myocardial ischemia, hypertension, heart attack, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, and arrhythmias.

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Juan Aranda, Jr., MD, FACC, FHFSA

Welcome to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Florida. The division is made up of 36 talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds and experience, all of whom share a common goal of providing excellence in patient care, medical education, and research. We’re also home to 26 fellows. Our faculty specialize in the treatment of Heart Failure, Electrophysiology, Interventional, General Cardiology and Prevention. We have expertise in all aspects of cardiovascular care and work closely with clinical and other research colleagues to ensure that each patient’s medical needs are addressed with the upmost, up-to-date medical knowledge and research collaboration. Patient health and well-being is our top priority. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is dedicated to the education and training of the next generation of physician leaders in the field of cardiovascular medicine. We welcome you to explore our website and learn more about our division.

Juan Aranda, MD


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News & Events

Cardiovascular specialists publish article for…

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On March 1, the final day of Black History Month and just after Heart Month – a group of researchers from across the nation have published an…

David E. Winchester, MD, MS, FACP

Congratulations to FSU College of Nursing…

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  Dr. Handberg is a Research Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Program in the Division of…

Eileen Handberg PhD ARNP-BC, FAHA, FACC, FPCNA

Heart Failure patients get a taste of normalcy

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Heart failure patients Megan, Gene and Eldred enjoyed a taste of normalcy last week when they went for lunch at Hotel Eleo. They were joined by Tony…