Cardiologist Dr. Jeffrey Sack Gives Millions of Dollars of Free Care

Dr. Jeffery Sack

September 22, 2020

Throughout his 7 years of volunteering at the SMH Community Clinic, Dr. Jeffrey Sack has given millions of dollars of free health care to cardiology patients.

As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Jeffrey Sack has a heart to help others. He has demonstrated this time and time again since beginning his practice of cardiovascular diseases. In 1995, Dr. Jeffrey Sack completed his training to join a practice but set out on his own the following year. As a solo practitioner, Dr. Jeffrey Sack began volunteering at the SMH Community Clinic in Sarasota, FL. He volunteered at the clinic for 7 years. During his time there, he gave over 3 million dollars in free health care to cardiology patients.

SMH Community Clinic provides specialty medical care in Sarasota County for those who are underinsured, don’t have insurance, or have a true financial need. SMH Community Clinic is staffed by volunteer physicians. These physicians treat patients at the clinic or in their own practice. Cardiology is one such specialty service the clinic provides.

Dr. Jeffrey Sack knew that as a cardiologist he would be a perfect fit at SMH Community Clinic. “My education, training, and experience in interventional cardiology allowed me to use my gifts and skills to help those who really needed it,” he says.

Dr. Jeffrey Sack grew up in Long Island, NY. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at SUNY and Stony Brook University in New York. In 1983, Dr. Jeffrey Sack began medical school at St. George’s University in Grenada. When a coup overthrew the government in Grenada, Dr. Jeffrey Sack was forced to leave the country and pursue his education at Rutgers University, where he obtained his medical degree. He then completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Seton Hall University. Dr. Jeffrey Sack continued his training and education by completing a three-year fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at the University of Pittsburgh. He also completed a two-year fellowship in interventional cardiology at UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Jeffrey Sack‘s experience includes being the principal author of a study that compared interposed abdominal compression cardiopulmonary resuscitation (IAC-CPR) with standard CPR. Dr. Jeffrey Stacks has had a solo practice of cardiovascular disease for the past two decades. His current practice is called Centre for Cardiovascular Disease, Inc. Dr. Jeffery Sack is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and has received awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) as well as ACP research awards.

Along with his volunteer work, Dr. Jeffrey Sack is also a certified flight instructor who spends his spare time doing photography, playing the saxophone and guitar, boating, SCUBA diving, and playing tennis.