Interventional Cardiologist, Medical Director
Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Memorial Hospital Jacksonville
Van Crisco, MD, FACC, FSCAI is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, attended college at Wake Forest University and then Medical School at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Internal Medicine training was at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and in Cardiology at Emory University in Atlanta, GA as a basic science molecular cardiologist, general cardiologist, and then interventional cardiologist, finishing in 2000. From 2000-2013, Dr. Crisco served the patients of metropolitan Atlanta, GA as a busy private practice interventional cardiologist. In 2013, Dr. Crisco joined First Coast Heart & Vascular Center in Jacksonville, Florida, focusing on invasive and interventional cardiovascular procedures, peripheral vascular disease endovascular intervention, acute MI care, as well as general cardiovascular medicine consultation. Dr. Crisco is also trained in both complex structural heart intervention as well as coronary and peripheral intervention. Dr. Crisco is actively involved in clinical trialing of cardiac devices, drug therapies, and patient management strategies, including radial artery access for cardiac catheterization and coronary intervention, structural heart disease, same-day discharge coronary intervention, PFO closure, and complex coronary intervention. He holds patents on cardiac devices and drug management systems and has enjoyed success in the cardiac device and medical device industry. Dr. Crisco enjoys a sporting life, including watersports of all types (diving, fishing, skiing, wake-boarding, and boating), as well as hunting, golf, tennis and travelling. Northeast Florida fits his personal interests outside of medicine quite well.