Specialty Care with First Physicians Group

First Physicians Group offers primary and specialized care, conveniently located to serve patients in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Our network of over 250 board-certified or board-eligible doctors represents a wide array of specialties, including:

Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Health, focusing on resolving health conditions related to obesity, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and high cholesterol.

Cardiothoracic Surgery, evaluating and treating conditions like irregular heartbeat (A-fib), heart attack, heart failure, coronary artery disease and valve disorders. Thoracic Surgery involves treating cancerous and noncancerous disorders of the chest cavity area, including the trachea, lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.

Dermatology, focusing on disorders of the skin, hair and nails, like acne, eczema, skin cancer, hair loss and skin rashes.

Endocrinology, physiology and medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormones, including treatment for Diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, adrenal gland disorders, pituitary tumors, and osteoporosis.

Family Practice, focusing on primary care for the whole family.

Gastroenterology, diagnosis and treatment of digestive system disorders and diseases, including heartburn, reflux and other esophageal disorders.

Gastrointestinal Oncology, diagnosis and treatment of tumors and cancers of the gastrointestinal system and other G.I. malignancies.

General Surgery, minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatments for a range of diseases and conditions.

Geriatric Medicine promotes health in older adults by using evidence-based solutions for preventing and treating diseases.

Gynecology, routine care for women, including preventative health screenings, fertility support, hormone replacement therapy and treatment for menstrual disorders, infertility and other GYN conditions.

Gynecologic Oncology, diagnosis and treatment of tumors and cancers of the female reproductive system, including minimally invasive robotic surgery for uterine, cervical and other cancers.

Hospitalist, dedicated inpatient physician who works exclusively in the hospital

Internal Medicine, primary care physicians focusing on adult patients

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, care for high-risk pregnancies, including prenatal testing, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of pregnancy complications in women and unborn children.

Neurology, study and treatment of disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles, including treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, autoimmune disorders, multiple sclerosis, brain aneurysms, epilepsy, and stroke.

Observation Medicine, patient care that usually lasts for 6 to 24 hours and is necessary to assess the potential need for admitting the patient to the hospital as an inpatient

Obstetrics, specialized care that focuses on women’s health during pregnancy, pre-natal care, childbirth and preparation for caring for an infant

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, treatment of traumatic orthopedic injuries including fractures, post traumatic limb salvage and post-traumatic infections

Otolaryngology, care focusing on conditions and disorders of the ear, nose, and throat

Palliative Medicine, specialized medical care for people with serious illness, such as cancer, congestive heart failure, and Alzheimer’s. Palliative Care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness to improve quality of life.

Pediatrics, primary care for newborns, infants, children and adolescents

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities

Plastic Surgery,  process of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body by the transfer of tissue, for reconstruction after major illness or injury, or cosmetic reasons.

Psychiatry, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health and emotional issues, including individual, group and family treatment, medication management, and relapse prevention.

Urology, medical and surgical care in the diagnosis and treatment of male and female urinary conditions, focusing on kidney, prostate, and bladder health.

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