Largo Medical Center June 11, 2014

Largo, FL – HCA Physician Services and Largo Medical Center are proud to announce the employment of four talented cardiologists in the area. The new HCA Physician Services office is called The Heart Institute at Largo. It is conveniently located at 1345 West Bay Drive - Suite 101in Largo, just east of the hospital.

“As part of Largo Medical Center’s vision to be a nationally renowned academic medical center always providing compassionate care and service, the addition of this physician group will provide our community with an enhanced level of cardiovascular care,” said Anthony Degina, hospital CEO. “This relationship also provides us the opportunity to be involved in some of the most groundbreaking research today.”

The Heart Institute at Largo physicians are well-respected, long-time members of our local healthcare community. The group includes:

  • Jesse Klein, DO – Interventional Cardiologist
  • Merrill Krolick, DO – Interventional Cardiologist
  • Ronald Walsh, DO - Interventional Cardiologist
  • Jeffrey Steinhoff, MD – Cardiologist

“We are ecstatic to join with HCA Physician Services and Largo Medical Center,” said Jesse Klein, D.O., Interventional Cardiologist. “This allows for infinite solutions in both the delivery of exceptional patient care and in our training of future cardiologists.”

The Heart Institute at Largo will work diligently with the cardiovascular team at Largo Medical Center to provide clinical excellence in disease prevention and education, diagnosis and treatment. HCA Physician Services offices like these are comprised of locally managed physician practices throughout West Florida, ranging from primary and general medicine including specialists and surgeons. With the addition of these highly skilled cardiologists of The Heart Institute at Largo, HCA Physician Services now has 23 cardiologists and five cardiovascular surgeons in our community allowing us to provide comprehensive cardiac care to the communities we serve.

To learn more about this acquisition or to schedule an interview, contact the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Largo Medical Center at 727-348-1896.