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February 2017 - Volume 13 - Issue 8

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Dr. Lance Simkins Achieves Certification in Clinical Lipidology, His Sixth Board-Certification

Lance Simkins, M.D., FACC, an interventional cardiologist with Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) has recently been awarded Diplomate status with the American Board of Clinical Lipidology (ABCL). Dr. Simkins has been an interventional cardiologist in South Florida since 1991 and joined TFPS in 2012. He is on staff at The Heart Institute of Florida at Florida Medical Center, a campus of North Shore in Fort Lauderdale, where he is the current Chief Wellness Officer. He is a member of the Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network.

Dr. Simkins has accomplished prior board certifications in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and obesity medicine. He became a certified health coach through a program with Villanova University in 2012 and is now focusing on introducing the concept of interventional wellness to the South Florida community.
 
Prior to joining TFPS, Dr. Simkins worked as a cardiologist in two separate private practices and as Director of a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in Tamarac. His teaching experience includes being a preceptor of senior medical student externships in cardiology with the Department of Internal Medicine, North Broward Hospital District, University of Florida College of Medicine and Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine. 
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