Welcome to Sarasota’s foremost primary and specialty care medical group. Backed by the tradition and strength of the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, First Physicians Group of Sarasota is more than 230 providers strong—physicians and advanced practice providers known and trusted in Sarasota for years.

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. They are Board-Certified or Board-Eligible and specialize in:

Bariatric Surgery, surgical procedure causing weight loss

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, perform operations on the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest

Dermatology, disorders of the skin, hair and nails

Endocrinology, physiology and medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormones

Family Practice, primary care for the whole family

Gastroenterology, diagnosis and treatment of digestive system disorders and diseases.

Gastrointestinal Oncology, diagnosis and treatment of tumors and cancers of the gastrointestinal system and other GI malignancies

General Surgery, minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatments for diseases and conditions of the abdomen, breast and soft tissues

Geriatric Medicine, focuses on health care of elderly people to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults

Gynecology, routine care for women, including treatment for disorders such as ovulation and cervical problems

Gynecologic Oncology, diagnosis and treatment of tumors and cancers of the female reproductive system

Hospitalist, dedicated inpatient physician who works exclusively in the hospital

Internal Medicine, diagnosis and treatment of treat non-surgical diseases

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, high-risk pregnancy

Neurology, study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system

Observation Medicine, management of selected patients for a time frame of 6 to 24 hours to assess their need for inpatient admission

Obstetrics, delivery of babies and related surgeries

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

Palliative Medicinespecialized medical care for people with serious illness focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness

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

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationmedicine 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, either in the treatment of injury or for cosmetic reasons

Psychiatry, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental health and emotional problems

Urology, medical and surgical care in the diagnosis and treatment of male and female urinary conditions

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.