All of our physicians are board certified in their specialties, have numerous years of experience, and actively participate in some of the latest investigational trials. Our patients benefit from the most advanced, proven, minimally invasive procedures thoughtfully performed in a caring state-off-the-art environment.
- Christopher J. Bosarge, M.D.
- Fernando Kafie, M.D. F.A.C.S.
- Christopher J. LeCroy, M.D.
- Huey B. McDaniel, M.D., F.A.C.S
- Michael Lee Miller, M.D.
- Aaron B. Montgomery, M.D.
- Shonak B. Patel, M.D.
- John Tucker, M.D.
Christopher J. Bosarge, M.D.
Dr. Christopher J. Bosarge received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1991. He completed his internal medicine internship at Ochsner Medical Foundation in 1992, and he completed his radiology residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center in 1996. In 1997 he completed a fellowship in vascular/interventional radiology at the University of Arizona Health Science Center.
Dr. Bosarge became board certified in diagnostic radiology through the American Board of Radiology in 1996. Dr. Bosarge obtained his Florida medical license in 1997. In 2003 Dr. Bosarge was certified in the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent. His interests include endovascular reconstruction for arterial and venous disease and uterine fibroid embolization.
Dr. Bosarge has participated in several medical organizations including the Society of Interventional Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, Roentgen Ray Society, and the Louisiana Radiological Society.
Fernando Kafie, M.D. F.A.C.S.
Fernando E. Kafie, M.D. earned his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his general surgery residency from the University of California Irvine Department of Surgery in1999 and continued with his vascular fellowship at the prestigious Gonda-Vascular Institute in Los Angeles, California (UCLA).
Dr. Kafie is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery through the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Kafie moved to Florida in 2000 to practice in Pensacola.
As the Medical Director for the Vascular Access Center, Dr. Kafie maintains an active role at Sacred Heart Hospital. He holds numerous endovascular certifications and surgical society affiliations such as Florida Vascular Surgery Society, American College of Surgeons and Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society.
Dr. Kafie has published numerous articles and book chapters in prestigious medical journals. More recently, he was recognized as a “Champion Surgeon” in the state of Florida by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Dr. Kafie has special interest in minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins as well as treatment of dialysis patients.
Christopher John LeCroy, MD.
Dr. Christopher J. LeCroy graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2001 and completed his general surgery internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2002. He remained at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he completed his general surgery residency in 2006 and his vascular surgery fellowship in 2008.
Dr. LeCroy is board certified in general surgery through the American Board of Surgery, and he is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Lecroy received his license to practice medicine in Alabama in 2001 and in Florida in 2008.
Dr. LeCroy is currently an active member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery. In previous years he maintained resident, fellow, or student memberships with the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. Dr. LeCroy has publications in many noted medical journals including Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Journal of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, and Annals of Vascular Surgery.
Huey B. McDaniel, M.D. graduated from The University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his general surgery internship and residency in 2000 from Indiana University Medical Center. In 2002, Dr. McDaniel concluded a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2002, he began his service as a tactical physician with the Jackson-Hinds SWAT team and in 2003 as a flight surgeon with the United States Air Force Reserves.
In 2001, Dr. McDaniel became board certified in general surgery through the American Board of Surgery and achieved board certification in vascular surgery in 2003. He is licensed to practice in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. He is a member of numerous professional societies including Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, The Society of United States Air Force Flight Surgeons, Southern Association of Vascular Surgeons, Mississippi State Medical Association, Fellow of American College of Surgeons, Society of Vascular Surgery, National Tactical Officers Association, American Medical Association, Aerospace Medical Association, Womack Surgical Society and Tinsley R. Harrison Society.
Dr. McDaniel has a strong clinical research and teaching background with a dedication to developing new medical technologies to improve clinical cardiovascular outcomes. He has extensive experience in minimally invasive vascular surgery and a history of multispecialty collaboration. He has numerous published articles in prominent medical journals including Journal of Vascular Surgery, James D. Hardy Surgical Forum, American Journal of Human Genetics and Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology.
Dr. McDaniel is a proud husband and loving father.
Michael Lee Miller, M.D.
Michael L. Miller, M.D. is from Marietta, Georgia and graduated medical school from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia in 1996. Dr. Miller completed his general surgery residency at Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, in Mississippi in 2002. In 2005, Dr. Miller completed a fellowship in vascular surgery from the University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.
Dr. Miller became board certified in vascular surgery through the American Board of Surgery in 2014. He has been Chief of Vascular Surgery at Eglin Hospital, Eglin Air Force Base, since November 2005. He has maintained a medical license in Louisiana since 1997 and in Florida since 2007.
Since 1998, Dr. Miller has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including Clinical Surgeon’s Award, Surgeon General’s Award in Vascular Surgery, and twice honored with the Surgeon General’s Award in Cardiothoracic Surgery by the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons. He was enlisted in the United States Marine Corp for 6 years, commissioned in the United States Air Force in 1992, and the United States Air Force Medical Corps from 1996 to present. His service includes four tours of duty as a Theatre Vascular Surgeon during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Joint Base Balad, Iraq and Operation Enduring Freedom in Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. Dr. Miller will conclude his career in the United States Air Force in the fall of 2014.
Dr. Miller is a loving husband and proud father of a daughter and three sons. They enjoy living in beautiful Crestview, Florida.
Aaron B. Montgomery, M.D.
Dr. Aaron B. Montgomery graduated from medical school at the American University of the Caribbean in 1997. In 2002 Dr. Montgomery completed his residency in radiology at Case Western Reserve University, and in 2003 he completed his fellowship in cardiovascular and interventional radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Montgomery is board certified in diagnostic radiology through the American Board of Radiology, and he is also board certified in vascular and interventional radiology. He obtained his license to practice medicine in Florida in 2003.
Dr. Montgomery’s interests include vascular interventions, and liver disease causing portal hypertention (TIPPS).
Shonak B. Patel, M.D.
Dr. Shonak Patel graduated cum laude from Mercer University in Macon Georgia in 2002 with a B.A. in Philosophy and minor in Biology and Chemistry. He earned a doctorate of medicine from Ross University School of Medicine in 2006. In 2011, Dr. Patel concluded his general surgery residency and his vascular surgery fellowship in 2013. He is board certified in both general and vascular surgery.
Dr. Patel is licensed to practice medicine in Florida. He is a member of numerous professional societies including Florida Vascular Society, Southern Association of Vascular Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society and Outpatient Endovascular & Interventional Society. From 2006 to 2016, he is credited with over a dozen presentations, publications and honors. He actively participates in clinical research aimed at improving clinical vascular outcomes.
As a contemporary vascular surgeon, Dr. Patel is trained to perform a spectrum of vascular therapies including endovascular “minimally invasive” and open surgical procedures. His care philosophy is to tailor a vascular care plan to the patient’s individual vascular need along-side their primary care physician including medical management and lifestyle modifications. Patients can be assured they will get the best care for their particular need.
Dr. Patel lives in Pensacola, Florida. He is a loving husband and father to two delightful little girls.
John A. Tucker, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Tucker graduated from medical school from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center and remained there to complete his general surgery residency in 1985. Dr. Tucker completed a peripheral vascular fellowship at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in 1986.
Dr. Tucker maintains his board certification in surgery through the American Board of Surgery. He obtained his Florida medical license in 1996.
Dr. Tucker is a member of several medical and surgical societies including the American College of Surgeons, Escambia County Medical Society, Pensacola Surgical Society and Carraway Surgical Society. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with Florida State University.