Heart Research Physician

Patients from outside the United States who are searching for a physician may contact Holy Cross Hospital International Services for assistance.

To Find a Heart Research Physician, call 1-866-4HC-DOCS or complete the form below.

Photo of Rishi Anand, MD, FACC, FHRS
Dr. Anand
Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Dr. Boe
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
J. Elias Collado, MD
Dr. Collado
Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease
Irving David, MD
Dr. David
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Joshua Larned, MD, FACC
Dr. Larned
Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease
Alexander Llanos, MD, photo
Dr. Llanos
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Laszlo Miskolczi, MD
Dr. Miskolczi
Neuro Interventional Radiology, Radiology_Neuro Interventional Radiology
Kirubakaran "Karan" Munuswamy, MD
Dr. Munuswamy
Cardiovascular Disease
Joshua M. Purow, MD, FACC
Dr. Purow
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Charles D. Russo, MD, FACC
Dr. Russo
Cardiovascular Disease
Novelette E. Thompson, MD
Dr. Thompson
Endocrinology
Daniel Weitz, MD, FHRS
Dr. Weitz
Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Jim Moran Heart and Vascular Research Institute

The Jim Moran Heart and Vascular Research Institute at Holy Cross Hospital is a cardiovascular research center specializing in cutting-edge clinical trials for the diagnosis and treatment of heart, coronary artery and vascular disease. We're pursuing an advanced scientific and clinical research agenda, enabling Holy Cross Hospital and its physicians to offer patients access to advanced clinical therapies that would otherwise not be available in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida and beyond.

Our goal for doing research is to enhance the quality of life for all patients by furthering scientific and medical advancements. The Jim Moran Heart and Vascular Research Institute at Holy Cross Hospital will join the few community-based, non-teaching medical centers in the country to engage in academic and industry sponsored research collaborations.

The vision of The Jim Moran Heart and Vascular Research Institute is to develop cutting-edge clinical trials for the diagnosis and treatment of heart, coronary artery and vascular disease.  We are pursuing an advanced scientific and clinical research agenda, enabling Holy Cross Hospital and its physicians to offer patients access to advanced clinical therapies that would otherwise not be available.

Our vision is to:

  • Advance medical discoveries into efficacious therapies
  • Derive beneficial therapies at a lower cost
  • Offer these novel therapies earlier to the patients in our community
  • Apply high-level, cutting-edge science to clinical practice
  • Attract leading studies, therapies and physicians from around the world for the advancement of science and the betterment of patients

The Institute has propelled Holy Cross Hospital to the leading edge of medicine. Holy Cross uses the most advanced technology and performs state-of-the-art procedures. But that is not enough for us. We insist upon finding the next generations of treatments. We demand to play a major role in the advancement of medical science, and it is all motivated by our mission to beat heart disease.

Because of this mission, we have attracted an unparalleled team of first-class physicians and a host of important clinical studies from around the world. This benefits not only science but also the people of our community. Thanks to the Research Institute, Holy Cross patients have access to the newest and most promising heart and vascular treatments which they would not have had at another community hospital.

International Services

At Holy Cross, we have broken down geographic barriers to top quality healthcare. If you are an international patient and would like more information about our services, please contact our International Services department or visit us online at www.HolyCrossInternationalServices.com.

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