At PACCA we have assembled a premier team of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Science specialists. From as far away as Ecuador and as homegrown as Jacksonville, we have drawn on talent from around the world to help our patients stay and get healthy.
Dr. Millstone has been a practitioner of Medicine in North Florida since 1982. He specializes in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine. He is also an avid equestrian who enjoys a good history book when he finds some down time. Some of Dr. Millstone’s achievements include:
Dr. Rothstein has been a part of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates (PACCA) since 1987. Dr. Rothstein is a nationally known educator for his CME presentations on Sleep and Wake Disorders as well as innovations in Pulmonary Care. Additionally, Dr. Rothstein strives to maintain an active lifestyle and enjoys skiing and other extreme sports. Some of Dr. Rothstein’s achievements include:
Dr. McCoskey has been practicing Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care since 1999. Previous to that he was engaged in being an emergency physician and an internist. Dr. McCoskey enjoys a good game of golf and taking rides in his convertible (with the top down, of course). He also has some experience in academia where he served as an Associate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care at East Tennessee State University. Some of Dr. McCoskey’s achievements in medicine include:
Dr. Laos’ journey of medicine started as far back as 1986 in Lima, Peru when he graduated from Medical School from Cayetano Heredia University. His first job stateside was in Miami at the famous Cedars Medical Center where he worked in General and Vascular Surgery. From there he moved to work in Gainesville as an Asst. Professor in the Department of Medicine for UF; eventually finding his way to Jacksonville where he now works full-time as a physician for PACCA. Some of Dr. Laos’ achievements include:
Dr. Venegas graduated from the Universidad del Norte Medical School in Columbia. She went on to complete her residency Stateside at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She specializes in Medical, Surgical, and Neuro-Surgical Intensive Care while also dedicating a great deal of time to training critical care staff herself (upwards of 300 hours per year). Other areas of interest for the doctor include preparations for disaster management. Some of her other Achievements include:
Dr. Chen’s extensive career and education began in 1985 at Pennsylvania State University. After graduating with a Pre-medicine degree there, she spent the next decade achieving more medical and academic accolades in places such as Temple University School of Medicine, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, and Case Western Reserve University Hospital. The latter of which she served as Chief fellow in Pulmonary and Critical care medicine. Dr. Chen is Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine for both Pulmonary and Critical care medicine. She is almost a member of such prestigious Organizations as the American Thoracic Society and the American College of Chest Physicians. With Dr. Chen’s previous experience with Big Brothers/Big Sister Mentoring program, she is uniquely understanding in the importance of maintaining both individual patient, as well as community based relationships to continue improving the repertory health of all whom she treats.
Kate has worked everywhere from Jacksonville to California to Virginia. She is most well-versed in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Kate is also a certified Sleep Educator who has developed basic sleep treatments as well as nutrition plans based on her research of metabolism to help those who suffer from Sleep Apnea. In 2010, keeping with her desire to remain active in her lifestyle, Kate completed the famous Gate River Run in Downtown Jacksonville. Some of Kate’s Achievements are:
After Graduating Magna Cum Laude from UF, Scott served as a Navy Lieutenant from 1994 until 1999 where he worked as a Physician’s Assistant in the Medical Service Corps on the USS John F. Kennedy out of Mayport here in Jacksonville. Since then he has dedicated the whole of his professional career to helping better the Jacksonville medical community. His work has taken him from the Navy to Shands, to St. Vincent’s until finally landing him at present with PACCA as a Physician Assistant. Some of his notable accomplishments are:
Jennifer is a self-described “motivated, results oriented medical professional…[with] the ability to be flexible, assertive, and adaptable.” Confidence such as this comes from having 10+ years in a hospital setting and over 600 hours of clinical rotation. As an RN, Jennifer has specialized in Women’s health, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and gastroenterology. Her career as an RN began in Annapolis, MD at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She later moved to Chesapeake, VA to continue her career before settling in Orange Park, FL as an ARNP for PACCA. She discovered her niche with PACCA in inpatient/outpatient evaluation and specializing in the detection of lung cancer. Some of her Achievements include:
Phil’s medical career began in 1993 as a Clinical Instructor at FSCJ (formerly FCCJ). From there he moved onto the Kindred Hospital where he managed the Respiatory Therapy Department and was involved in Quality Improvement programs. His dedication to the betterment of North Florida medicine continued through his work at the Orange Park Medical Center before eventually landing him with PACCA where he performs cardiopulmonary diagnostics and non-invasive Doppler diagnoses. His achievements include: