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.

Board Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine

Internship and Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center


Nova Southeastern University


American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association