Dr. Alan Schimmel, MD

Dr. Alan Schimmel, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alan Schimmel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Fleming Island, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute

1681 Eagle Harbor Pkwy Ste B

Fleming Island, FL 32003
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Schimmel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 87% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Schimmel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Schimmel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schimmel "Dr. Alan Schimmel was born and raised in New York. He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an undergraduate and went on to receive his medical degree from Buffalo Medical School. Dr. Schimmel completed his residency as well as his cardiology fellowship at Stony Brook University. He then found his way to Jacksonville, FL where he has been in private practice for almost 30 years practicing clinical, diagnostic and interventional cardiology. He was impressed with the level of dedication and compassion at First Coast Cardiovascular Institute and decided to join the team in January 2015.In his free time, Dr. Schimmel enjoys time with his family. He shares two sons with his wife, Lisa. Scott, his oldest son, is currently employed in the finance field in New York City. Matthew, the youngest, followed his father's path in medicine and is currently a medical resident at John Hopkins University.Dr. Schimmel enjoys playing golf and will watch just about any sport. He plays bridge and has previously participated in national tournaments. In addition, Dr, Schimmel volunteers his time as an alumni admissions interviewer for his Alma Mater, Massachusetts Institute of Technology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schimmel "Our mission is to provide comprehensive, high quality cardiac care to our patients in a cost effective manner. Dr. Schimmel is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Veteran Affairs Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Hospital Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Hospital Stony Brook
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schimmel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schimmel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schimmel to family and friends
13 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schimmel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

We were not impressed at all with Dr Schimmel's lack of compassion & attentiveness. My husband had open heart surgery & we met with him for a follow up appt prior to meeting with the surgeon. He asked my husband how he was, & seemed not at all interested in hearing his/our answers. I'm puzzled as...more
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Caring doctor. I have been a patient for a long time
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Excetional doctor. If you have a heart problem you will not find a more qualified or caringdoctor. I and my whole family trust my heart care to Dr .Schimmel and no other doctor. He takes time with you and tells you exactly what he is doing and why. If you ask a question he answers in terms you...more
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I am very happy his is work. Thanks Doc Schimmel
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I have been with Dr.Schimmel since May of 2015. He is the first cardiologist I have seen in my life and will I tell you the last. He always maintains a professional mannerism and I have to question his medical judgement. Because of him I can honestly say i am in the best shape of my life.
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