Known to Northwest Florida, New to Baptist! Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute Welcomes Six New Cardiologists to its Team


Baptist Health Care is excited to welcome six new cardiologists to its premier heart program: Marcelo C. Branco, M.D., electrophysiology and interventional cardiology; Annie A. Celigoj, M.D., interventional cardiology; Jose A. Guitian, M.D., non-invasive cardiology; Tony Lee, M.D., non-invasive cardiology; Farhat Mehmood, M.D., electrophysiology; and David A. Miles, M.D., non-invasive cardiology.

Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute is one of the largest in Northwest Florida and South Alabama, providing patients with everything they need in quality heart care. Collectively the group has introduced almost every new heart care innovation to the area.

These six highly experienced physicians have served our community for years and are looking forward to continuing care starting April 1 at their new Baptist clinic locations:

Baker Clinic

1200 Henley Lane

Baker, FL  32531

Fort Walton Beach Clinic

133 Racetrack Road Northwest, Suite A

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Foley Clinic

1600 North McKenzie St.

Foley, AL 36535

Brewton Clinic

1121 Belleville Ave.

Brewton, AL 36426

More information is available at or 850.430.7000.                             

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Footer link to Lakeview Center and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. With more than 7,300 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the second largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

For more information about this press release or to schedule an interview, please contact Kathy Bowers at 850.791.5254 or