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  • About Florida Medical Clinic

    About Florida Medical Clinic

    Our Story

    At Florida Medical Clinic, we've made it our goal to provide the best care for every patient every day. Why do patients choose Florida Medical Clinic? This question drives us to provide our patients with the highest quality experience possible. We're passionate about what we do. When you come to Florida Medical Clinic, you'll be cared for with confidence and kindness.


    Investing in technology to better serve our patients is an ongoing goal at Florida Medical Clinic. We're dedicated to providing the most advanced and innovative medical technologies resulting in lower costs, streamline workflow, and ultimately better quality healthcare for you and your family. Upgrades in our medical technology include medical and surgical procedures for hips, knees, and joints; high definition medical devices including 64 row CT scanners and 1.5 GE MRI to provide our physicians with three dimensional photographic images; and electronic health records to support all systems connection all of our physicians in every Florida Medical Clinic location - instantly - to your medical history. Every area of Florida Medical Clinic is affected with new technology, improving care, eliminating necessary costs to you, and continuing to fufill our quality and accountability for the people we serve.

  • Meet Dr. Hal Applebaum - Cardiology & Heartcare

    Meet Dr. Hal Applebaum - Cardiology & Heartcare

    Hal J. Applebaum, M.D., practices preventative cardiology and is director of the Cardio Vascular Prevention Clinic at Florida Medical Clinic. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is the only cardiologist in Pasco and Hillsborough counties to be board certified in Clinical Lipidology (cholesterol management).

    Dr. Applebaum was on the clinical faculty of the University of South Florida College of Medicine for many years and has given many lectures on cholesterol and hypertension treatment. U.S. News & World Report lists him as a top cardiologist in Tampa Bay.

    Hal J. Applebaum, M.D. is a personable physician, who is easy to talk with and who takes great pride in providing cardiac preventative care to his patients.

    "Though many heart specialists love inserting stents into the hearts of people during a heart attack, I've always felt that preventing heart attacks is more beneficial and fun," said Dr. Applebaum. "We save more lives with preventative therapies than we do with open heart surgery, baloons and stents."

  • Meet Dr. Sami Nallamshetty - Allergies

    Meet Dr. Sami Nallamshetty - Allergies

    Specializing in both pediatric and adult Allergy & Immunology, Dr. Nallamshetty has performed numerous scientific studies on allergies and asthma. Her work has been published in top scientific journals. She is passionate about caring for her patients and has been awarded several research grants in the field of Allergy & Immunology.

    Dr. Nallamshetty is on the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. The American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

    Dr. Nallamshetty looks forward to meeting you and helping you control your allergies so they don't control you.

  • Meet Dr. Dennis Feldman - Gastroenterology

    Meet Dr. Dennis Feldman - Gastroenterology

    Specializing in colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease, endoscopic evaluation of GI tract, inflammatory bowel disease, biliary disease and liver disease, Dr. Feldman is board certified by the American Board of Gastroenterology.

    "I'm one of nine gastroenterologists at Florida Medical Clinic. We are trained to treat disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. We are also here to stress the importance of colon cancer screening. It can save you or a loved one. Make your appointment today."

  • Meet Dr. Randall Latorre - Balloon Sinuplasty

    Meet Dr. Randall Latorre - Balloon Sinuplasty

    Dr. Latorre offers many different treatment options for chronic sinusitis and he can determine the best option for you. A common procedure Dr. Latorre specializes in is Balloon Sinuplasty. Balloon Sinuplasty is a minimally invasive, breakthrough technology used by a qualified ear, nose and throat doctor to treat chronic sinusitis patients who have sinusitis symptoms that have not responded to sinus medications and therapies. Studies report durable results lasting up to two years after the procedure.

    The procedure can be performed right in a doctors office under locat anesthesia. Dr. Latorre begins by inserting a small, flexible balloon catheter into the nose to reach the inflamed sinus. The sinus balloon is slowly inflated to restructure the blocked nasal passage.

    Unlike conventional sinus surgery, Balloon Sinuplasty preserves the normal anatomy of the sinuses and mucosal tissue, and does not require the removal of bone and tissue.

    The procedure is an increasingly preferred choice among a large group of patients actively searching for a minimally-invasive choice with a fast recovery.

  • Meet Julie Lewerenz, Au.D.

    Meet Julie Lewerenz, Au.D.

    Born and raised in Tampa, FL, Dr. Lewerenz earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in 2008 and returned to Tampa to obtain her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Audiology and is an active member of the American Academy of Audiology.

    The Audiology Department of Florida Medical Clinic specializes in comprehensive diagnostic hearing testing and the fitting of hearing aids, with a goal of restoring our patients' quality of life through better hearing. Dr. Lewerenz is exprienced and passionate about finding solutions to meet every hearing loss, lifestyle and budget.

  • Meet Jody Pianin, Au.D.

    Meet Jody Pianin, Au.D.

    Dr. Pianin is one of only 1,600 Audinologists in the country who have met the elite requirements to be Board Certified in Audiology by the American Board of Audiology. Dr. Pianin moved to Tampa from Connecticut in 2001 after practicing for three years in the Boston area. In 2006, she was honored with the Professional Leadership Award from the Audiology Foundation of America. As a member of the student mentoring committee of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, she actively enjoys mentoring students pursuing their doctorate degrees in the profession of Audiology.

    The Audilogy Department of Florida Medical Clinic offers comprehensive diagnostic hearing testing for infants, children and adults. Hearing aids are available to meet every hearing loss, lifestyle and budget.

  • Meet Jennifer Trautman, Au.D.

    Meet Jennifer Trautman, Au.D.

    Dr. Trautman was also born and raised in Tampa, Florida. She attended the University of South Florida and earned her Master's Degree in 1996 and then went on to the University of Florida to become a Doctor of Audiology.

    She has specialized in geriatric, adult and pediatric hearing avaluations and advanced digital hearing and fitting/aural rehabilitation in a medical setting for 9 years. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and has been certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Dr. Trautman focuses on developing a customized approach to meeting each patient's individual hearing needs.

  • Meet Dr. Nadim Khan - Cardiology & Heartcare

    Meet Dr. Nadim Khan - Cardiology & Heartcare

    Florida Medical Clinic's Dr. Khan received honors from the University of South Florida as Chief Fellow and Chief Resident during his academic career. After that he did four years as the Assistant Professor of Medicine for the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases.

    Dr. Khan is an electrophysiologist diagnosing problems ranging from simple heart palpitations to life threatening arrhythimia's. His special interests include:electrophysiology, arrhythimia and rhythm disorders, ablations therapy for atrial fibrillation, defibrillators, permanent pacemakers, and consultive cardiology.

    Florida Medical Clinic provides comprehensive outpatient diagnostic servies in multiple convenient locations. Our non-invasive diagnostic laboratories have been accredited by ICANL and ICAEL.

  • Meet Tawfik Chami, MD - Gastroenterology

    Meet Tawfik Chami, MD - Gastroenterology

    Dr. Chami is a memeber of the Gastroenterology department at Florida Medical Clinic. In addition to providing general consultation, Dr. Chami sees patients with diseases or disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

    Dr. Chami also volunteers his time as a preceptor for upcoming medical students at the university of South Florida College of Medicine. He is an avid runniner logging over 20 miles a week and participates in marathons throughout the year.

  • Meet Lowella Esperanza, MD - Dermatology

    Meet Lowella Esperanza, MD -  Dermatology

    Dr. Esperanza was born in Staten Island, New York, and has been a vital member of the Florida Medical Clinic team since 1996. She did her residency at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and the Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery in Tampa, Florida. She specializes in Skin Cancer Surgery, Cosmetic Skin Rejuvination with Botox, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Sculptra, Medical Aesthetics. She is Board Certified with the American Board of Dermatology.

    Dr. Esperanza cannot stress enough the importance of early detection when it comes to skin cancer. Schedule an appiontment with the Florida Medical Clinic for your screening today!

  • Locations

    North Tampa - HeartCare - Tampa, FL
    Phone Number813-971-4544
    Carrollwood - Campus - Tampa, FL
    Phone Number813-971-4544
    Wesley Chapel - Allergy & Asthma - Wesley Chapel, FL
    Phone Number813-388-6855
    Land O'Lakes - Gastroenterology - Land O'Lakes, FL
    Phone Number813-280-7100
    Wesley Chapel - Audiology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology - Wesley Chapel, FL
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    Zephyrhills - Audiology & Hearing Aids - Zephyrhills, FL
    Phone Number813-973-8400
    Zephyrhills - Cardiology/Heartcare - Zephyrhills, FL
    Phone Number813-971-4544
    Zephyrhills - Dermatology - Zephyrhills, FL
    Phone Number813-780-8085
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