SITE PROFILE


Nature Coast Clinical Research

The NCCR Inverness office is located along Central Florida’s Gulf Coast, 90 minutes north of Tampa International Airport or 90 minutes west of Orlando International Airport. The investigators and staff have been among the highest enrollers in numerous studies. The office is located in close proximity to a county hospital that features a close-knit and active medical community. The Site Medical Director, Dr. Rafik Abadier, has been a practicing cardiologist for more than twenty-five years and the Site Manager, Linda Gray, has managed this Encore Member Site since 2005. This site coordinates both outpatient and inpatient trials.


CONTACT US

Main Office: (352) 341-2100

Address:  411 West Highland Boulevard; Inverness, FL 34452

Business Inquires: (904) 732-6683

Contact: Jolenne Wolfer, Associate Vice President of Business Development


MANAGEMENT

Medical Director:

Site Manager:


INVERNESS

Population: 7,390
Land: 7.70 sq. mi.
Caucasian: 92%
African American: 5%
Hispanic: 4%
Asian: 0.6%
Under 18: 17%
Over 65: 38%
Female: 59%



THERAPEUTIC EXPERTISE

  • Cardiovascular
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • Hospital Studies
  • Hypertension
  • Lipids
  • Men’s Health
  • NASH / NAFLD
  • Obesity
  • Pain Management
  • Podiatry
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Surgery
  • Vaccines

FACILITY DESCRIPTION

  • Multiple bedrooms
  • Treadmill & cardio-respiratory
  • Diagnostic capabilities room
  • Private bath with shower
  • Large dedicated space for monitors
  • < 1 mile to Emergency Room
  • Full kitchen
  • Media room

DIAGNOSTIC / CLINIC EQUIPMENT

  • Access to ambulatory endoscopy center
  • Access to imaging facilities – PET, MRI, X-ray, DEXA, CT
  • Calibrated weigh scales (analog)
  • Centrifuge (refrigerated and ambient)
  • Drug storage-locked and temperature controlled
  • Drug storage – refrigerated
  • Dry ice machine
  • ECG Machine
  • Freezer (-20 degree and -70 degree Celsius)
  • IV infusion capability, compounding of sterile materials
  • Network connection availability


PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS



Rafik Abadier, M.D., FACC

Clinical Research Investigator
Cardiology


Paul Hellstern, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Gastroenterology


Mariananda Kumar, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Internal Medicine / Lipidology


Siddharth Mathur, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Gastroenterology


Robert Ulseth II, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Pain Management

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As a proven clinical research organization, we take every precaution to assure the safety of and maximize the value for our research volunteers. Qualified doctors, nurses and study coordinators on staff provide support and care throughout the research trial. Participation is always voluntary. We appreciate the time and effort that research volunteers bring to this important process.

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