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Hillsborough County


Jorge T. Cisneros

veriMED Health Group Carrollwood, LLC

8521 North Armenia Avenue

Tampa, FL 33604

(813) 932-0996 Phone

(813) 932-0266 Facsimile

Multiple Locations:

Land O'Lakes Office

Dr. Cisneros attended medical school at Universidad Central del Ecuador in Quito Canton, Ecuador.

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Woodhull Medical Center in New Your City, New York.

Dr. Cisneros currently holds faculty appointments as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.

He currently holds staff privileges at James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Cisneros is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Languages: English & Spanish


Barbara Calderon-Vizcarrondo, MD

veriMED Health Group Carrollwood, LLC

8521 North Armenia Avenue

Tampa, FL 33604

(813) 932-0996 Phone

(813) 932-0266 Facsimile

Multiple Locations:

Land O'Lakes Office

Dr. Calderón attended medical school at the Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the VA Caribbean Healthcare Systems in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Calderón completed a fellowship residency in Geriatric Medicine at the VA Caribbean Healthcare Systems in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the American Geriatric Society.

Dr. Calderón is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

She is board certified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages: English & Spanish


Nadia A. Jivani, MD

veriMED Health Group South Tampa, LLC

2919 Swann Avenue, Suite 400A

Tampa, FL 33609

(813) 871-2959 Phone

(813) 877-8891 Facsimile

Dr. Jivani attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Mumbai in India.

In 1995, she received a degree in Medical & Radiological Diagnosis from the University of Bombay in India.

Dr. Jivani completed her residency in Internal Medicine from St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Jamaica, New York.

She completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Jamaica, New York.

Dr. Jivani is a member of the American Geriatrics Society.

She is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Jivani is certified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Geriatric Medicine.

Languages: English, Hindi & Gujrati


Jennie Wilson , ARNP

veriMED Health Group South Tampa, LLC

2919 Swann Avenue, Suite 400A

Tampa, FL 33609

(813) 871-2959 Phone

(813) 877-8891 Facsimile

Ms. Wilson attended the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida where she received her Masters of Science degree and completed the program as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner.

She has professional affiliations with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Ms. Wilson is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

She is supervised by area primary physicians depending on counties; Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando.

Languages: English


1706 So. Alexander Street

Plant City, FL 33566

(813) 717-9000 Phone

(813) 717-9005 Facsimile

Dr. Thiele attended medical school at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.

He has completed a residency in Family Medicine at Tallahassee Memorial Center in Tallahassee, FLorida.

Dr. Thiele has professional affiliation with the Academy of Family Physicians and the Florida Academy of Family Physicians.

He was awarded the "Best of Brandon 2011" by readers of the Brandon/Tampa Tribune.

Dr. Thiele is certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Languages: English


1706 So. Alexander Street

Plant City, FL 33566

(813) 717-9000 Phone

(813) 717-9005 Facsimile

Dr. Chandran attended medical school at Stanley Medical College in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Chandran received a professional service award of Compassion from Mercy Hospital.

She is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages: English, Tamil & Hindi


Heather Soucey, ARNP

veriMED Health Group Plant City, LLC

1706 So. Alexander Street

Plant City, FL 33566

(813) 717-9000 Phone

(813) 717-9005 Facsimile

Heather Soucey obtained her Master of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix.

She is a Board Certified, Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with a specialization in Gerontology.

She has close to 20 years of experience in her field.

Language: English


139 So. Pebble Beach Blvd., Suite 207

Sun City Center, FL 33573

(813) 633-4000 Phone

(813) 633-4001 Facsimile

Dr. Piloto attended medical school at the Ernesto Guevara de la Serna University in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba.

He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Abel Santamaría Hospital in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba before moving to South Africa to serve as a Principle Medical Officer for a Medical Center.

Dr. Piloto completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York.

Languages: English & Spanish


Elba I Arroyo-Velez, MD

veriMED Health Group Riverview, LLC

9366 Balm Riverview Road

Riverview, FL 33569

(813) 672-3200 Phone

(813) 672-3202 Facsimile

Dr. Arroyo-Velez attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Arroyo-Velez completed a fellowship residency in Geriatric Medicine at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida.

She is a member of the American Geriatric Society and the American Academy of Family Practice.

Dr. Arroyo-Velez is certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and is board certified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages: English & Spanish


Viviana S. Gonzalez, PA-C

veriMED Health Group Riverview, LLC

9366 Balm Riverview Road

Riverview, FL 33569

(813) 672-3200 Phone

(813) 672-3202 Facsimile

Dr. Viviana Gonzalez attended medical school at Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil in Educador in 2000.

Dr. Viviana Gonzalez relocated to Florida and obtained her Physician's Assistant Degree from Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.

She is a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Languages: English & Spanish


Miguel Mazariegos, MD

Family Practice Center of Brandon, LLC

205 So. Moon Avenue, Suite 105

Brandon, FL 33511

(813) 681-6064 Phone

(813) 653-4132 Facsimile

Dr. Mazariegos attended medical school at Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

In 1990, He has completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at San Juan de Dios Hospital in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Dr. Mazariegos completed his residency in Family Medicine at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

He completed his specialty in Bariatric Training Seminar at the Center of Medical Weight Loss in New York, New York.

Dr. Mazariegos has staff privileges at Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida.

Languages: English & Spanish


Octavio Pérez-Velasco, MD

Octavio Pérez-Velasco, MD, PA

1312 W. Fletcher Avenue, Suite A

Tampa, FL 33612

813) 964-0595 Phone

(813) 963-5071 Facsimile

Dr. Pérez-Velasco received his medical training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia.

He completed his residency at the University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1997.

Dr. Pérez-Velasco also completed a residency in Family Medicine at St. Peter's Medical Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

He holds staff privileges at Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Carrollwood and St. Joseph's Hospital.

Dr. Pérez-Velasco is certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Languages: English & Spanish


Patrick N. Capri, MD

Carrollwood Internal Medicine

14003 No. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite A

Tampa, FL 33618

(813) 961-9174 Phone

(813) 961-7338 Facsimile

Dr. Capri received his medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico.

He completed his internship and began his residency in Internal Medicine at Brooklyn Hospital Center located in Brooklyn, New York.

In 1985, Dr. Capri completed a residency in Internal Medicine from Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens in Elmhurst, New York.

He holds staff privileges at Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Carrollwood and St. Joseph's Hospital in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Languages: English


ThanhMy Nguyen, MD

Waters Medical Clinic, LLC

8408 N Grady Ave

Tampa, FL 33614

(813) 885-9091 Phone

(813) 885-3527 Facsimile

Multiple Locations:

St. Petersburg Office

Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at the Ross University School of Medicine in Illinois, Maryland.

She completed her residency in Internal Medicine from West Suburban Hospital Medical Center in Oak Park, Illinois.

Dr. Nguyen holds staff privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsborough County.

She is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages: English & Vietnamese


Anil M. Bhatia, MD

Anil Bhatia, MD

14447 University Cove Place

Tampa, FL 33613

(813) 975-1501 Phone

(813) 975-1505 Facsimile

Multiple Locations:

Wesley Chapel Office

Dr. Bhatia attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College/King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India.

In 1990, He began his residency in Internal Medicine at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York.

Dr. Bhatia completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New York University Medical Center in New York, New York.

He has authored peer-reviewed publications of medical literature:

--Comparison of Exercise & CPT on Normal & Abnormal Coronary in the American Journal of Cardiology Jan. 1st, 1995

--Radiofrequency Guideline for Angioplasty in Cathetering & Cardiovascular Diagnosis.

Dr. Bhatia has professional affiliation with the American College of Physicians.

He currently holds staff privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Florida Hospital Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Dr. Bhatia is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Language: English & Hindi


10205 W. Hillsborough Avenue, Suite B

Tampa, FL 33615

(813) 884-2300 Phone

(813) 884-2390 Facsimile

11357 Countryway Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33626

(813) 925-8800 Phone

(813) 925-8840 Facsimile

Dr. Kim received his medical training at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri.

In 2000, he completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Northside Hospital & Heart Institute in St. Petersburg Florida.

Dr. Kim holds staff privileges at Town & Country Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

He is certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Medicine.

Languages: English & Korean


Juan C. Fernández, MD

Tampa Family Physicians, Inc.

4618 No. Armenia Avenue

Tampa, FL 33603

(813) 876-0400 Phone

(813) 876-0400 Facsimile

Dr. Fernandez attended medical school at Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medical located in Santa Clara, Cuba.

He completed his internship in Family Medicine at Centro Medico Rio Piedra in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Fernandez has committee affiliations with the American Medical Association and the Colegio de Medicos-Cirujanos de Puerto Rico (School of Medicine – Surgeons of Puerto Rico).

He received a Certificate of Appreciation as professional honors from the Access Connection Orlando, Florida in 2008.

Dr. Fernandez currently holds staff privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

He is certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Languages: English & Spanish


Vrajesh S. Shah, MD

Vrajesh S. Shah, MD, PA

Stonewater Professional Park

15953 N. Florida Avenue

Lutz, FL 33549

(813) 960-4894 Phone

(813) 968-4997 Facsimile

Dr. Shah attended medical school at JJM Medical College/Gandhi University of Health Science in Davangere, Karanataka, India.

He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Shah currently holds staff privileges at Kindred Hospital, Florida Hospital Tampa and Florida Hospital Carrollwood in Hillsborough County, Florida.

He is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages: English, Hindi & Spanish


Zubair J. Farooqui, MD

New Tampa Internal Medicine

14486 University Cove Place

Tampa, FL 33613

(813) 252-2770 Phone

(813) 252-2772 Facsimile

Dr. Farooqui attended medical school at UNIBE School of Medicine in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

Dr. Farooqui is an Active member of the Palliative Care & Pharmacy therapeutics Committee.

He currently holds staff privileges at Florida Hospital Tampa and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Farooqui is certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages: English, Spanish & Urdu


Adrianne M. Ridley-Payne, M.D.

Life Medical Group, LLC

14614 Livingston Ave

Lutz, FL 33559

Tel: (813) 972-7979

Dr. Ridley received her Bachelor of Science in Integrated Life Science Kent State University.

She received her Doctor of Medicine at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine.

Dr. Ridley did her Internal Medicine residency at Affiliated Hospital of Canton.

She is currently working at Life Medical Group, LLC in Lutz, FL.

Languages: English


A. Robaina, MD

A. Robaina, MD., PA.

230 Harbor Village Ln

Apollo Beach, FL 33572

Tel: (813) 751-3570

Dr. Robaina received her medical degree the Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Damas Hospital, Ponce, P.R.

Dr. Robaina is an independent hospitalist at Florida Hospital Tampa.

He is certified in ABIM. He also specializes in diagnosis and management of Hypertension, Diabetes, Hyperlipidernias, and Cardiovascular disease prevention.

Languages: English


Jungsil Cusimano, MD

veriMED Health Group North Tampa, LLC

3000 Medical Park Drive, Suite 450

Tampa, FL 33613

(813) 972-5420 Phone

(813) 977-2021 Facsimile

Dr. Cusimano attended medical school at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse, NY

She completed her internship and residency at Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City, New York

Dr. Cusimano is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Bariatric Medicine, and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine.

Dr. Cusimano has professional affiliations with the American Medical Association, the American Holistic Medical association, and the American Society of Bariatric Medicine.

Languages: English & Korean


Charles Talakkottur, MD

TLC Medical, LLC

5106 North Armenia Avenue, Suite #1

Tampa, Florida 33603

(813) 874-1852 Phone

(813) 227-8526 Facsimile

Dr. Talakkottur attended medical school and received his Doctorate of Medicine Degree at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles.

He completed his clinical training at Norwalk Hospital and Kern Medical Center in affiliation with UCLA located in

Bakersfield, California.

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, TX.

He later combined Internal Medicine Residency with Pediatric Residency and completed his Internal Medicine Residency in

Houston, TX

Dr. Talakkottur is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Languages: English


Orlando Portal, MD

Orlando Portal, MD, Inc

13150 Vail Ridge Drive

Riverview, FL 33579

(813) 374-8883 Phone

(813) 443-8361 Facsimile

Dr. Portal attended medical school and recieve his Doctorate of Medicine Degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Dr. Portal has extensive research experience and has been published in a number of publications.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Languages: English, Spanish


Osvanny Nodal, MD

Nodal Medical Center, LLC

2123 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 101

Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 488-4801 Phone

(813) 405-4506 Facsimile

Dr. Nodal attended medical school and received his Doctorate of Medicine Degree at Central America Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Belize.

He completed his medical internship at Hospital Cayetano Coll y Toste in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Nodal loves to read, play tennis & racquetball.

Languages: English, Spanish


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