Carl Pepine, MD

UF Health cardiologist: COVID-19 might be a disease of the lungs and the heart

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As researchers continue to unravel the mysteries of COVID-19, they are increasingly realizing the disease caused by the novel coronavirus often involves more than the lungs that […]

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He survived a heart transplant, a kidney transplant and, along with his family, COVID-19

Enell “Trent” Porter had long battled hereditary congestive heart failure and diabetes, at times falling critically ill. But the 50-year-old had a new shot at life, as long as his […]

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Gut microbiome may be linked to high blood pressure and depression, UF Health researchers find

In the fight against high blood pressure and depression, there’s a new target being investigated by University of Florida Health researchers: gut bacteria. People with both conditions appear to have […]

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Dr. David Winchester

Podcast: An Academic Cardiologist Shares his Specialty

Dr. Dave Winchester talks about why he chose academic Cardiology, how Cardiology is changing, and why he enjoys what he does.

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The University of Florida’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is recognized as one of the leading cardiovascular programs in the United States. It has been regularly cited as one of the 50 top programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This team of UF 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.

 

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UF Cardiovascular Medicine’s Dr. Winchester and Dr. Pepine accepted for publications

We would like to congratulate Dr. David Winchester and Dr. Carl Pepine for their manuscripts that were recently accepted for publication: “Closing Gaps in Essential Chest Pain Care Through Accreditation” […]

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Heart failure physicians at UF Health accepted for two separate publications

We would like to congratulate Dr. Alex Parker and Dr. Mustafa Ahmed for their manuscripts that were recently accepted for publication: “Leadless Pacemaker Use in a Patient with a Durable […]

UF Health awarded membership to WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

UF Health awarded membership to WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

A recent survey by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that 45 percent of the women who participated did not realize heart disease was the leading cause […]

Aspirin therapy may not help patients with peripheral vascular disease, researchers find

Aspirin use may not provide cardiovascular benefits for patients who have peripheral vascular disease, an analysis by University of Florida Health researchers has found.

Innovation in Cardiovascular Surgery for Mitral Valve Disease

Robert Kuemmerlein suffered from progressively worsening shortness of breath, even when engaged in simple activities like walking to the mailbox or going up a few stairs. He also had trouble […]