Alexis A. Vazquez, D.O., Medical Director at First Stop Urgent Care Clinic, is a board certified physician and founder of Cisca Pulmonary and Critical Care. The son of Cuban immigrants, Dr. Vazquez was born and raised in Miami and communicates fluently in both English and Spanish. Dr. Vazquez grew up playing professional tennis before deciding that serving others – not a tennis ball - was his destiny. He excelled as a medical student at Nova Southeastern University and surpassed his peers by graduating in the top ten percent of his class. After becoming a physician, Dr. Vazquez was chosen to be an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UF & Shands Jacksonville and successfully completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the renowned Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He is well-known for his enthusiasm and passion for medicine, and has been invited to speak to medical groups on the topics of asthma, pulmonary hypertension, and pulmonary rehabilitation as well as being listed as one of Jacksonville Magazine's "2013 Top Docs." Well-loved and praised by patients and colleagues, Dr. Vazquez remains on the forefront of research in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, providing research-based treatment and superior care for his patients.