Tavares: 352.742.1171 Leesburg: 352.323.5700

About Us

Experience, innovation and capability you can trust

At Cardiovascular Associates, advanced heart medicine has been our mission since 1992. As a result, we have become a center of excellence trusted by thousands of patients and physicians all over Central Florida. Each board-certified cardiologist is well-trained and highly experienced, with unique capabilities and experience.

Our history

Cardiovascular Associates of Lake County (CVA) was founded in Leesburg in 1992 by Dr. J. Henry Lesmes. The 1999 addition of Dr. Fraifeld signaled CVA’s expansion to a second office. Today, CVA is a regional medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, with an array of cardiology specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Our mission

CVA is committed to preventing, diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease in a caring environment. As one of the oldest private cardiology practices in the region, we are dedicated to bringing innovations in cardiovascular care to our patients, being lifelong learners who stay on the leading edge of cardiovascular medicine, reducing disability and death from cardiovascular disease and using the highest ethical principles in our pursuit of excellence and patient safety.

Our vision

To be the premier provider of cardiovascular care in Lake County and Central Florida and the place where employees want to work, patients want to receive care and physicians want to practice.

Core values

Respect, compassion, service, professionalism, knowledge of cardiovascular medicine, integrity and ethical behavior.

Our patients come to us from Sumter County and Lake County, FL, including Sorrento, Zellwood, Leesburg, Wildwood, The Villages and Tavares. To schedule an appointment, call us at 352.742.1171 (Tavares office) or 352.323.5700 (Leesburg office). For your convenience, you can also fill out our online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation with us.

Contact Us

1879 Nightingale Lane, Suite C-1,
Tavares, FL 32778
Call: 352.742.1171 | Fax: 352.742.7241

1879 Nightingale Lane, Suite A-1,,
Tavares, FL 32778
Call: 352.742.1171 | Fax: 352.742-0071

LRMC Medical Plaza,
705 Doctors Court
Leesburg, FL 34748
Call: 352.323.5700 | Fax: 352.323.0685