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Violet Slanac, DO


A hospitalist is a provider who specializes in caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Hospitalists work closely with your primary care provider and frequently inform him or her of your condition.

When you require hospitalization, your provider or an Emergency Department physician will coordinate your admission with a hospitalist. The hospitalists are on site 24 hours a day and work closely with all hospital staff to coordinate your care.

Violet Slanac, DO is part of our Health First hospitalist team. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL and her Bachelor of Science in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida College of Agriculture in Gainesville, FL. Her internship was completed in internal medicine at Miami Heart Institute in Miami Beach, FL and her internal medicine residency was completed at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL.

Dr. Slanac served as an internal medicine physician with Health First's Palm Bay Hospital. She has also worked as an internal medicine hospitalist at Memorial Regional Intensive Medicine Care Unit in Hollywood, FL. Additionally, she served as Assistant Medical Director for AM-PM House Calls where she triaged and dispatched incoming house calls for the Continental USA and performed house calls for Dade and Broward Counties.

Dr. Slanac is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association and she served as Medical Director of the 2010 Health First Triathlon. She is fluent in the Croatian language and advanced conversational/medical Spanish.

Medical School

Nova Southeastern University


Mount Sinai Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine