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, Re-Certified 2012)
Fellowships
  • Fellow – American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Fellow – American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Additional Experience
  • 30 years of experience working in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Facilities
  • Level 1 Trauma Center and Trauma Medivac Helicopter flight experience
  • 27 years living and serving in the Sarasota/Bradenton area

Medical Staff

Urgent Care

Christine

Christine Ward

ARNP, FNP - BC

BS - Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY
MSN - Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Board Certified - ANCC
Certified Hyperbaric Clinical Practitioner
Certified DOT Examiner

Julie Sabin

Julie Sabin

ARNP, FNP - BC

BS - Mac Murray College, Jacksonville, FL
MSN - Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI
Board Certified - ANCC
MEPN Instructor

Paige

Paige Barnini

MS, PA-C

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

Lisa Alexander

Lisa Alexander

ARNP, FNP - BC

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

Medical Staff

Primary Care

Katie

Katie Rasmussen

MS, PA-C

BS - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
MS - Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
Board Certified - NCC PA

Kirsten Patterson

Kirsten Patterson

MS, PA-C

BS - Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
MS - South University, Savannah, GA
Board Certified - NCCPA
Certified DOT Examiner

Nurses

Kelly

Kelly

RN - Nurse Manager

ASN - St. Francis University, Fort Wayne, IN
27 Years of Emergency Nursing
20 Years of Education & Leadership

Mandy

Mandy

RN - Nurse Manager

ASN - Keiser University, Sarasota, FL
12 Years of Emergency Nursing
10 Years of Family Medicine

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)

Molly

Molly

RN, CEN

ASN - State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL
7 Years of Emergency Nursing
Board Certified Emergency Nurse

Lacy

Lacy

RN

ASN - Hillsborough University, Tampa, FL
2 Years of Emergency Nursing
2 Years of Cardiac Cath Lab

CT/X-Ray Technicians

Tonya

Tonya

RT (R) (CT)

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

Julie

Julie

RT (R) (CT)

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

Jada Medina

Jada

RT (R) (CT)

AS - Keiser University
ARRT/CT Certified
9 years of Radiology Experience

Carrie

Carrie

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

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

Jason

Jason

RT (R) (CT)

AS- Union County College, Cranford, NJ
ARRT/CT Certified
6 Years of Radiology Experience

Office Staff

Chad Rasmusssen

Chad Rasmusssen

Director of Development

BBA - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
MBA - University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN

Alyce

Alyce Camphouse

Practice Manager

BA - Education, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL
36 years of experience in the Medical Field

Josie

Josie Garcia

Billing Coordinator

CPC - Certified Professional Coder
15 years of Experience in Medical Billing and Coding

Amanda

Amanda

Office Staff

BA - Health Services Administration, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
2 Years of Experience in the Medical Field

Jennie

Jennie

Office Staff

BS - Recreational Therapy, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Brittnee

Brittnee

Office Staff

Braden River High School Graduate
Attending State College of Florida - Focusing on Health Care

Alyssa

Alyssa

Office Staff

Braden River High School Graduate
Attending The University of Florida

Medical Assistants

Niki

Niki

Medical Assistant

EMT - Manatee Technical College
Paramedic - Manatee Technical College
Working in the Emergency Medical Field since 2015

Wendy

Wendy

Medical Assistant

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