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Premier Cardiologists to Join Jupiter Medical Center Physician Group

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Premier Cardiologists to Join Jupiter Medical Center Physician Group

The leader in quality, safety and patient experience, Jupiter Medical Center is pleased to welcome the area’s premier cardiologists Craig D. Vogel, DO, FACC, Rahul Aggarwal, MD and James Michael Gardner, Jr., DO, to the expanding Jupiter Medical Center Physician Group.

“Doctors Vogel, Aggarwal and Gardner bring exceptional credentials to Jupiter Medical Center’s Physician Group, and we are honored to have such well-known, well-respected and trusted experts of their caliber choose to align with us,” says Amit Rastogi, MD, MHCM, President and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center. “Their expertise in the field of cardiology will amplify Jupiter Medical Center as a regional and national provider of choice, as we expand to meet the needs of the community we serve.”

Craig Vogel, DO, FACC, is Board Certified in Cardiology with Fellowship training in Cardiovascular Medicine and completed his residency at Winthrop University Hospital in New York. He has published extensively in medical journals and possesses a remarkable set of achievements in the field. “As a long-practicing physician in the community, I am thrilled to join the impressive team at Jupiter Medical Center,” says Dr. Vogel. “My colleagues and I will be able to draw upon the very best in cardiac medicine as Jupiter Medical Center continues its exciting expansion.”

Dr. Vogel’s nearly two decades in private practice has made him a respected physician in the northern Palm Beach County community. In addition to his work in Cardiology, he has also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Board-certified and extensively trained in Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology, Dr. Aggarwal has completed Fellowships in Clinical Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and holds doctorate degrees from the University of Florida College of Medicine-Gainesville.

James Michael Gardner Jr., DO, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology, and Fellowship-trained in Cardiology General/Invasive, and has contributed post-doctoral work to the field through his research and conference presentations.

At the core of Jupiter Medical Center’s mission is providing the community with the most innovative treatment options based on national guidelines and cutting-edge research. Jupiter Medical Center’s Physician Group sets the bar for the best possible care and offers patients a full spectrum of top physicians across many disciplines. Led by Rogerio C. Lilenbaum, MD, FACP, FASCO, SVP and Chief Physician Executive, The Physician Group now offers access to the top cardiologists serving the region.

“As long-standing members of the local medical community, they are respected by their peers and beloved by their patients,” says Rogerio C. Lilenbaum, MD, FACP, FASCO, SVP and Chief Physician Executive. “Patients will experience a seamless transition, without change in office location or staff, and will be able to draw upon the full scope of physicians, technology and resources throughout the Jupiter Medical Center network.”

Jupiter Medical Center’s new Surgical Institute is scheduled to open in early 2023, with plans for a new patient tower and parking pavilion to follow in 2024. The campus expansion will provide caregivers in the Jupiter Medical Center Physician Group even more access to award-winning resources for their patients. Concurrently, the development of the Neighborhood Hospital at the Health Park at Avenir, in partnership with UF Health, will provide access to patients in a growing region of Palm Beach County.

About Jupiter Medical Center

Highly rated in the region for quality, safety and patient experience, Jupiter Medical Center is the leading destination for world-class healthcare in Palm Beach County and across the Treasure Coast. Jupiter Medical Center’s state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies enable its award-winning physicians to provide a comprehensive continuum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. Jupiter Medical Center’s specialty centers of excellence include: orthopedics, comprehensive cancer care, cardiovascular care, neurosciences, and women and children’s services. For more information about Jupiter Medical Center, please call 561-263-2200 or visit