Welcome to Sarasota and Manatee counties’ foremost multi-specialty medical group, First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. We are over 575 providers strong, with primary and specialty care physicians who are known and trusted in our community. We are backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, consistently recognized for excellent care and superior patient outcomes.

Our doctors have been carefully selected, with many of the best physicians invited to join. Their backgrounds include some of the most prestigious universities in the nation.

First Physicians Group encourages patients to select a physician whose health care philosophies regarding care and treatment align with their own.

Mission Statement

First Physicians Group of Sarasota, a medical group practice part of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, is committed to providing the highest quality health care to our patients in the communities we serve.

Vision Statement

To be a cohesive medical group providing medical services that are patient-focused and maintain the integrity of the doctor-patient relationship. Our goal is to provide the highest standards of care and dedication to quality patient outcomes. We are committed to patient satisfaction, empowerment of our employees, sound management and integrity in all our activities such that we will be viewed as the premier medical group by those we service.

Core Values

Quality – in all our work and the services we provide to those who seek our care.

Integrity – in all our activities with our patients, customers and each other.

Caring – an attitude that will permeate our professional services.

Cooperation – among our employees and professional colleagues

Respect – for our patients, employees and other business partners.

Innovation – continuously seeking creative ways to improve our work.

About Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a regional medical center offering Southwest Florida’s greatest breadth and depth of care, with more than 1,900 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than a million patient visits a year across its network of care. Sarasota County’s largest employer, the health system includes two full-service hospitals in Sarasota and Venice, a freestanding ER in North Port, and a comprehensive network of outpatient centers, urgent care clinics and physician practices that stretch from Manatee County to North Port. As the region’s only public health system and not-for-profit health care provider, SMH serves as a critical safety net for the uninsured in Sarasota County.

What's New?

Patient Portal

A password-protected Web portal that gives you 24-hour access to certain personal health information from your FPG medical record. For urgent requests, phone your doctor’s office.

Call 911 for emergencies.