• Our Team

    • Clayton Bredlau, M.D., FACC

    • Cardiologist
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    • Dr. Bredlau, a native of Schenectady, NY, is an interventional cardiologist who has been practicing cardiology in Sarasota, Florida since 1986. He graduated cum laude from Harvard University and received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He completed three years of internal medicine training at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. Dr. Bredlau then moved to Atlanta, where he undertook a 4 year cardiology fellowship at Emory University, which included one year of specialized training in coronary angioplasty with Dr. Andreas Gruentzig, the physician who invented angioplasty. In his practice, Dr. Bredlau provides every patient with individual and compassionate care and focuses on preventative care, while offering comprehensive testing facilities including a nuclear stress lab, echo lab as well as vascular lab, which allows him to fully evaluate each patient's cardiovascular status. Dr. Bredlau is one of the most experienced interventional cardiologists in Southwest Florida, having performed thousands of cardiac catheterizations and highly complex angioplasties (balloon angioplasty, rotational and laser atherectomy and brachytherapy) and stent placements. He performs coronary, renal and peripheral artery procedures. He and his staff regularly attend seminars and conferences in order to stay abreast of new developments in the field of Cardiology. Dr. Bredlau has hospital privileges at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, where he rounds on his patients daily, as well as Doctor's Hospital. Dr. Bredlau is married and the proud father of a little girl. In his spare time he enjoys walking, reading, dancing, skiing and watching his favorite football team, the Tampa Bay Bucs. Dr. Bredlau is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology; he is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.
    • Professional Affiliations:
    • American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, American Medical Association
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    • Annegret Bredlau
    • Office Adminstrator
    • Annegret Bredlau has been working at The Heart & Vascular Center since 2001 and became Office Administrator in 2008. She grew up in Frankfurt/ Oder, Germany and came to the United States in 1995. She attended Humboldt University in Berlin and Europa - University "Viadrina" in Frankfurt/ Oder where she studied Foreign Languages and Law. Anny is married to Dr.Bredlau and they are parents to a young daughter.
  • Meet Our APRN's

    • Mary N. Healy, MS, APRN-BC
    • Nurse Practioner
    • Mary is originally from North Dakota and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado in 1978. She then moved to Sarasota and worked in the Intensive Care Unit of Sarasota Memorial Hospital for many years. Wanting to be able to contribute to treatment decisions for patients, she decided to become an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and received her Master of Science degree from the University of South Florida. Mary has broad experiences in treating many cardiac conditions and has worked with Dr. Bredlau since 1998. They share the belief that educating their patients in the prevention, treatment and cause of their disease is a key factor to living the healthiest possible life.
    • Carolyn B. Clark, M.S., M.P.H., APRN
    • Nurse Practioner
    • Carol is a Florida native and came to work for the Heart & Vascular of Sarasota in 2003. She worked as an Intensive Care Nurse for many years including almost 16 years at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. She has earned a dual Masters Degree in Nursing and Public Health from the University of South Florida in 2001, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from USF in 1988, and Associate of Science degree in Nursing in 1982. Carol is currently a member of the Florida Nurses Association.
    • Lora C. Andrews, MS, APRN-C
    • Nurse Practioner
    • Lori joined the Heart& Vascular Center team in 2013 after obtaining her Masters of Science degree as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Florida in 2012. She has more than 20 years of nursing experience in the fields of Critical Care, Cardiology, Internal Medicine as well as experience in Health Care Management. Lori makes hospital rounds with Dr. Bredlau daily and is an invaluable asset in helping him provide the best patient care possible. She loves animals and enjoys spending time with her family in the beautiful outdoors, especially water sports activities.