About Us

Martin Aldrich, M.D., F.A.C.C.


Dr. Aldrich is a board certified cardiologist. He attended Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and trained at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. for internal medicine and cardiology. Allegheny General Hospital has been a leading cardiac care center as rated by AARP. Dr. Aldrich is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and Sarasota County Medical Society. The practice has also been honored as a Trustee member of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Aldrich was raised in Pitsburgh, PA. He has family in the area that have been a part of the Bradenton area since the 1920’s. His parents retired to Bradenton in 1988 and brother is an established dentist in Bradenton. He happily makes the Bradenton-Sarasota area his home.
Nancy S Hinton NP-C


Nancy S Hinton NP-C joined the Cardiovascular Institute in 2018 after practicing Hospital Internal Medicine for five years at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Responsibilities included independent inpatient care management on Orthopedic and neurology floors as well as continuing care, rehabilitation units, hospital admissions and discharges.

Nancy received her Masters in Science from Purdue University and is accredited with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. As a Registered Nurse since 1981, Nancy achieved certification as a Critical Care RN and was certified as a Respecting Choices Facilitator. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Sarasota County Nurse Practitioners. Most of Nancy’s career was serving in critical/coronary care units of Parkview Health and also Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa. Nancy also served as an adjunct professor for Purdue University and St Francis University. Honors include the prestigious Martha Goodrich Award, Tapestry Scholarship of Fort Wayne and Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide.

Undergrad degrees include BS in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University, AADN from Grand Rapid JC and Associate degrees in Music and Bible from Central Bible College. Nancy’s passions include leading medical mission team with Barnabas Task to the Dominican Republic and visiting six daughters scattered across America.

Martin Aldrich, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Stephanie Kouvatsos, PA-C

Initially from Long Island, NY, Stephanie was raised in Sarasota, Florida, until she became a Florida Gator in 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Education from the University of Florida in 2018. Prior to graduation, she completed an internship focusing on reducing the length of stay in cardiothoracic surgical patients based on nursing initiatives and personalized rehabilitation education in units. She completed her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Florida in June 2021, where she served as the student representative of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the Pi Alpha honor society and was presented with the Mary Dailey Patient-Centered Care award upon graduation. She had clinical experience in adult thoracic and pediatric cardiac critical care prior to spending 2 years as a PA in Family Medicine in Richmond, Virginia.

She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of
Physician Assistants. She is eager to get involved with the evolution of her profession and the continuity of care in the clinical environment that she also loved so much in Family Medicine.
Stephanie recently moved back to Florida with her husband, Victor, to be closer to their families. She is passionate about breast cancer education and research, having participated in 30 to
60-mile fundraising walks over the past 10 years with her "Walking in Sunshine" group. She
enjoys all things cooking and baking, outdoor runs, exercise classes, and spending time visiting her and her husband's niece and two nephews.


Dr. Aldrich has excellent personal qualities and truly cares about his patients. He has been well trained in cardiology and all aspects of cardiovascular imaging including cardiac magnetic resonance at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He has endeavored starting this practice to make a difference in health care and cardiology. He finished cardiology fellowship in 2002 and worked in Englewood Florida for one year. He then decided to learn more about the delivery of cardiac care and experience other practice settings by doing Locum Tenems cardiology, which in latin means, “standing in for.” He worked in such areas as Seattle, Roanoke Virginia and Portsmouth New Hampshire. He brings the best he has seen from around the country and local area to the Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota vicinity.
Aldrich Cardiovascular Institute
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