Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care and First Physicians Group Primary Care in Venice

Need Medical Care This 4th of July?

Illness and injury don’t take holidays, but most physician offices are closed on the 4th of July. Do you know where to go if you need medical care? SMH Urgent Care

Prenatal Pediatrics

(VIDEO) Prenatal Visits With a Pediatrician

Deirdra Myers, MD, a pediatrician with First Physicians Group, discusses the importance of establishing care with a pediatrician before a baby is born. Prenatal care with a pediatrician is important

Laryngeal Papilloma with Dr. Gau

(VIDEO) Ask a Doc – Laryngeal Papilloma

Laryngeal papillomatosis is a growth on your vocal cords, which can cause voice changes, and can even cause difficulty with breathing and swallowing. Victoria Gau, MD, a laryngologist with First

smh HealthCasts with Dr. Peter Vosler

(VIDEO) Surgical Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Patients with sleep apnea are often recommended lifestyle changes, and prescribed at CPAP for sleeping. However, what happens to patients who cannot tolerate the CPAP? Peter Vosler, MD, a head

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

(VIDEO) Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

First Physicians Group colon and rectal surgeon Jennifer Holl, MD, explains how enhanced recovery is used for all patients, and why its so important for people who have recently had


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.