Robert F. Percy, M.D. Cardiology

Fund Purpose
Support the training, wellness, education, and research for the Jacksonville Cardiology Department, including the Cardiac Rehab Center.

Robert Percy, M.D.

Robert Farish Percy, M.D., was born November 17, 1946, in Greenville, Mississippi. He studied American history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1969. He earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1974. Three years later, Percy completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. After his residency, Percy completed a fellowship at the Joslin Diabetes Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1978. He continued and concluded a fellowship in cardiac rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1981. Percy began a final fellowship in general cardiology at University Hospital, which later became the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

Following his general cardiology fellowship in 1984, Percy became the medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and an instructor at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He earned tenured status as an associate professor in 1993. During his time at UF Health Jacksonville, Percy specialized in cardiovascular disease.

With more than 49 years in the medical field, Percy’s focuses have included arrhythmias, exercise physiology, and coronary heart disease. An excellent echocardiographer, Percy has received multiple awards, including exemplary teacher recognition throughout his career. Percy’s hobbies include reading, playing the piano and attending operas.

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