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MEDICAL DIRECTOR

J. Albert Avila, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Medical School

Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Emergency Medicine Residency

The University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA

   Aeromedical Experience

New England Life Flight, Worcester, MA

Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor – Department of Emergency Medicine
    Tufts University School of Medicine – New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor – Department of Emergency Medicine
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Sarasota, FL
Administrative Experience
  • Former Assistant Director – Department of Emergency Medicine
    Tufts University School of Medicine – New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Former President – Sarasota Emergency Associates, PA
    Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL
Board Certifications
  • Diplomate – National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomate – American Board of Emergency Medicine
    (Certified 1992, Re-Certified 2002, 2012, and 2022)
Fellowships
  • Fellow – American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Fellow – American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Additional Experience
  • 36 years of experience working in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Facilities
  • Level 1 Trauma Center and Trauma Medivac Helicopter flight experience
  • 33 years living and serving in the Sarasota/Bradenton area

Medical Staff

Urgent Care

Lisa Alexander

Lisa Alexander

APRN, FNP - BC

MSN - Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
BS - Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - ANCC

Kelly

Kelly Barrett

APRN, FNP - BC

MSN - South University, Tampa, FL
BSN - Keiser University, Sarasota, FL
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - ANCC

Dereck

Derek Sisk

APRN, FNP - BC

MSN - Southeast Missouri State University, MO
BSN - Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, IL
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - AANP

Katie-Bernas

Katie Bernas

MMS, PA-C

MS - Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
BA - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Board Certified Physician Assistant - NCCPA

Erin Gennocro

APRN, FNP - BC

Florida State University- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), degree in progress
MSN - Valparaiso University
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - ANCC

Jenna-Poulin-Med-Staff

Jenna Poulin

APRN, FNP - C

MSN - Chamberlain College of Nursing, St. Louis, Illinois
BSN - Chamberlain College of Nursing, St. Louis, Illinois
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - AANP

Paige Barnini

Paige Barnini

MS, PA-C

MS - Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
BS - University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Board Certified Physician Assistant - NCCPA
Certified D.O.T. Examiner

Medical Staff

Primary Care - Assisted Living

Danielle Davis

Danielle Davis

APRN, FNP-C

MSN - Chamberlain College of Nursing, Chicago, IL
BSN - State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - AANP

Nicole Kay

Nicole Kay

APRN, FNP-C

MSN - Chamberlain College of Nursing, Chicago, IL
BSN - State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - AANP

April Shinn

APRN, AGNP - BC

MSN - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
BS - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner - AANP

Nurses

Mandy

RN - Nurse Manager

ASN - Keiser University, Sarasota, FL
15 Years of Emergency Nursing
13 Years of Family Medicine

Sandy

RN, ADN

ADN- Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA
15 Years of Emergency & Critical Care Nursing

Traci

RN, BSN

BSN- State College of Florida
7 years of Critical Care Nursing

Danny

Danny

RN, BSN

BSN - Murray State University, Murray, KY
17 Years of Emergency Nursing
Veteran - US Air Force Reserves (Flight Nurse)
Veteran - US Army Reserves (Medic)

Whittney

RN, ADN

ADN - Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury, MD
7 Years of Emergency Nursing

CT/X-Ray Technologist

Tonya

Tonya

RT (R) (CT) (MR) (M)

AS - State College of Florida
ARRT/CT Certified
24 Years of Radiology Experience

Julie

Julie

RT (R) (CT)

AS - University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
ARRT/CT Certified
40 Years of Radiology Experience

Kim

RT (R) (M) (CT)

AS - Delaware Technical and Community College, Dover, DE
ARRT/CT Certified
30 Years of Radiology Experience

Office Staff

Urgent Care

Brittnee

Brittnee

Patient Care Coordinator and Assistant Business Manager

Braden River High School Graduate
Attending State College of Florida - Health Services Administration Bachelor Program

Kayla

Front Office Administrator

Braden River High School Graduate
Attending State College of Florida - Health Services Administration Bachelor Program

Cheyanne-Staff

Cheyanne

Office Staff

Braden River High School Graduate
Attending State College of Florida - Associate in Nursing in progress

Sam

Office Staff

Palmetto High School Graduate
Attending Manatee Technical College - Medical Billing and Coding

Medical Assistants

Wendy

Medical Assistant

Manatee Technical College - Medical Assistant & Phlebotomist Program
5 Years of Experience as a Certified Medical Assistant

Steph

Steph

Medical Assistant

Hardee Senior High School Graduate
Keiser University - AA

Office Staff

Primary Care - Assisted Living

Yesenia

Yesenia Adkins

ALF Coordinator

MA - Manatee Technical College- Medical Assistant & Phlebotomist Program

Billing

Maria

Maria

Billing Director

AA-Keiser University, Sarasota, FL
9 years experience in Revenue Cycle Management

Sue

Sue

Billing Coordinator

B.S. Nazareth College, Rochester, NY
Certified in Medical Billing and Coding
20 years of experience

Ahlia

Billing Clerk

B.S. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
12 years of experience in Medical Billing and Coding