MEDICAL DIRECTORS

Nichelle Threadgill, M.D. - Chief Medical Officer
Nichelle Threadgill, M.D. - Chief Medical Officer
 
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: B.S., Biology, Fisk University
Medical School: M.D., Howard University
Hospital Affiliation: John Hopkins All Children's Hospital and Bayfront Hospital
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Sarah Kelley, M.D.- Assistant Medical Director of Pediatrics
Sarah Kelley, M.D. - Assistant Medical Director of Pediatrics

Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: B.S., Science, Oral Roberts University
Graduate Degree: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Medical School: M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine 
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Amy Gabriel, M.D Assistant Medical Director OB/GYN
Amy Gabriel, M.D. - Assistant Medical Director of Women's Services

Specialty: Women's Services
Undergraduate: B.S., Biology, University of Iowa
Medical School: University of Iowa, Iowa City IA
Board Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Professional Affiliations: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Mina Hanna , DMD Assistant Medical Director of Dental Services
Mina Hanna, DMD - Assistant Medical Director of Dental Services

Specialty: General DentistryUndergraduate:Bio-Medical Science B.S., University of South Florida
Undergraduate: B.S., Biomedical Science, University of South Florida
Graduate Degree: Temple University School of Dentistry D.M.D
Dental School: D.M.D., Temple University School of Dentistry
Board Certifications: Florida Dental Board Certified, ADLEX Board Certified, American Dental Licensing Examination
Additional Certifications: N20 Sedation Certified
Professional Affiliations: American Dental Association, Endodontic Study Club

ADULT MEDICINE

Akif Ahmad
Akif Ahmad, M.D.

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke 
Specialty: Family Practice/Internal Medicine
Undergraduate: Karachi Grammar School
Graduate Degree: M.D.
Medical School: Dow Medical University
Board Certifications: Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine
Other Languages: Urdu, Hindi
Alyssa Benson, ARNP
Alyssa Benson, APRN

Service Locations:
 Largo

Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, University of Missouri St. Louis
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., Southern Illinois University Edwardville
Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, Howard University
Crystal Papak, ARNP/MSN
Crystal Papak, APRN/MSN

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park, Suncoast, Lealman
Specialty: Family Practice/Internal Medicine 
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, Florida State University 
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., Florida State University  

Medical School: University of South Florida
Board Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Family Medicine
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Florida Nurse Practitioners Network
Debra Hendren, ARNP
Debra Hendren, APRN

Service Locations:
 Bayfront

Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, The University of Tennessee of Martin 
Medical School: M.S.N., The University of Tenessee Health Science Center
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center Family Nurse Practitioner
Additional Certifications: Basic Life Support
Professional Affiliations: American Nurses Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Henry Owens, PA
Henry Owens, P.A.

Service Locations: 
St. Petersburg (Martin Luther King)
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S., Biology, Barry University
Medical School: Physicians Assistant, Health Sciences, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Board Certifications: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Physician Assistants, American Association of Surgical Physicians Assistant
Other Languages: Spanish
Hillary Lungren, DO
Hillary Lungren, D.O.

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park, Suncoast
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.A., Chemistry, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Medical School: Des Moines University
Additional Certifications: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Professional Affiliations: Americal Association of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Physicians, Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians
Jamie Melichar, DO
Jamie Melichar, D.O.

Service Locations: 
Tarpon Springs
Specialty: Family Practice 
Undergraduate: University of South Florida
Medical School: D.O., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certifications: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
Professional Affiliations: American Osteopathic Association, Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Other Languages: Spanish
Kathryn Syed, MD
Kathryn Syed, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Tarpon Springs
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: Ibero American University
Graduate Degree: M.D., Ibero American University 
Board Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine
Other Languages: Spanish
Katina Bonaparte, MD
Katina Bonaparte, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Clearwater
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S., Health Science Education, University of Florida
Graduate Degree: M.D., University of Sint Eustatius

Medical School: University of Sint Eustatius
Board Certifications: Family Medicine Board Elegible
Other Languages: Spanish
Kim Faulkner, MD
Kim Faulkner, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.A. Psychology, California State University
Medical School: M.D., Central America Health Sciences University (CAHSU), Belize Medical College
Board Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine
Lunette Castillo, ARNP
Lunette Castillo, APRN

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park
Specialty: Family Practice / Internal Medicine
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago
Degree Earned: MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
Board Certifications: ANCC - American Credentialing Center
Other Languages: Spanish
Natalie Williams, MD
Natalie Williams, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S., Science, Florida State University 
Medical School: M.D., Florida State University
Board Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine
Additional Certifications: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Family Physicians
Nikole Broom-Smith, ARNP
Nikole Orta, APRN

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park

Specialty: Women's Health
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, South University
Graduate Degree: M.S., Nursing, The University of Tampa
Medical School: The University of Tampa
Board Certifications: American Nurse Credentialing Center
Additional Certifications: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Shane Gaik, FNP-BC
Shane Gaik, FNP-BC

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: University of North Florida, Bachelor of Science Nursing
Medical School: University of Florida, Master of Science Nursing
Board Certifications: Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Steven A. Riczu, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC
Steven A. Riczu, M.S.N., APRN, FNP-BC

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke and Tarpon Springs
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, La Roche College
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., La Roche College
Medical School: La Roche College, Pittsburgh PA
Board Certifications: American Nurse Credentialing Center
Additional Certifications: Nurse Practitioner Board Certified
Professional Affiliations: American Association of Diabetes Educators, Florida Nurse Practitioner Network, Florida Nurses Association, Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor, Adjunct Faculty of USF School of Nursing, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Credentialing Center

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

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Kelly Singleton, LCSW

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke, Bayfront, Pinellas Park
Specialty: 
Behavioral Health
Graduate Degree: 
M.S.W., Youngstown State University 

P Lynn Peggs Nunez
P Lynn Peggs Nunez, LCSW

Service Locations: Suncoast, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs
Specialty: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Undergraduate: B.A., Sociology and Spanish, Wheeling Jesuit University
Graduate Degree: M.S.W., Boston University 
Medical School: Boston University - Master of Social WorK
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Social Workers
Other Languages: Spanish

CHIROPRACTIC

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James Kenney, M.D.

Service Location: Johnnie Ruth Clarke, Suncoast
Specialty: Chiropractic
Board Certification: Board Eligible-Chiropractic
Medical School: D.C., Sherman Chirporactic College
Undergraduate Degree: B.S., Biology, Wilkes University

DENTAL CARE

Erika King, DDS
Erika King, D.D.S.

Service Locations: 
Clearwater
Specialty: General Dentistry
Undergraduate: Spelman College
Medical School: Meharry Medical College - School of Dentistry
Board Certifications: SRTA-ADEX
Professional Affiliations: National Dental Association
Erin Dougherty, DMD
Erin Dougherty, D.M.D.

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: 
General Dentistry
Undergraduate: 
B.A., Journalism, University of Arizona, Tucson
Medical School: 
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine
Board Certifications: 
Florida Board Certified
Other Languages: 
Spanish
Jade Carter, DDS
Jade Carter, D.D.S.

Service Locations: Clearwater
Specialty: General Dentistry
Undergraduate: Florida A&M University - Bachelor of Science in Biology
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Kristen K Johnson, RDH
Kristen K Johnson, R.D.H.

Service Locations: Clearwater
Specialty: Registered Dental Hygienist
Undergraduate: Associate in Applied Science, Dental Hygiene
Medical School: Asheville-Buncombe’s Technincal Community College
Board Certifications: National Board Dental Hygiene Examination, Florida Licensure Examination
Lori Guettler, RDH, BASDH
Lori Guettler, RDH, BASDH

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Registered Dental Hygienist
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene from St. Petersburg College, Florida
Professional Affiliations: American Dental Hygienists' Association; Pinellas County Dental Hygiene Association
Mina Hanna, DMD
Mina Hanna, D.M.D.

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: General Dentistry
Undergraduate: B.S., Biomedical Science, University of South Florida
Graduate Degree: D.M.D., Temple University School of Dentistry 
Board Certifications: Florida Dental Board Certified, ADLEX Board Certified, American Dental Licensing Examination
Additional Certifications: N20 Sedation Certified
Professional Affiliations: American Dental Association, Endodontic Study Club
Richard Lansmann, DMD
Richard Lansmann, D.M.D.

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke and Clearwater
Specialty: General Dentistry
Undergraduate: B.S., Chemistry and Biology, Montclair State College 
Graduate Degree: Masters in Public Health, University of South Florida  
Medical School: D.M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Violeta Trenkova, DMD
Violeta Trenkova, D.M.D.

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: General Dentistry
Undergraduate: B.S., Biomedical Science, University of South Florida
Medical School: D.M.D., University of Florida 
Other Languages: Bulgarian

FAMILY PRACTICE

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Christopher Dziopala, APRN

Service Locations: 
Bayfront, St. Petersburg
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S.N., Bradley University
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., South University
Board Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
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Joy Dziopala, APRN

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S.N., Bradley University
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., South University
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center
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Jana Meyer, APRN

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S.N., University of South Florida
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., University of South Florida
Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Other Languages: Czech, Slovak
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Dmytro Sava, APRN

Service Locations: 
Clearwater
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S.N., University of South Florida
Graduate Degree: M.S.N., South University
Board Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
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Jamie Yost, APRN

Service Locations: 
Lealman
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate: B.S.N., Belmont University
Graduate Degree:  M.S.N., Regis University
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center
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Michael Bartuseck, APRN

Service Locations:
 Johnnie Ruth Clarke, Bayfront, St. Petersburg, Lealman 
Specialty:
 Family Practice  
Undergraduate: B.S.N., Psychology, Ohio University; B.S., Exercise Physiology, University of South Alabama   
Graduate Degree:
 M.S.N., University of Miami 
Board Certifications: 
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
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Keyshla Moreno, APRN

Service Locations:
 Clearwater 
Specialty: Family Practice
Undergraduate:
 B.S.N., University of South Florida 
Graduate Degree: 
M.S.N., Frontier Nursing University
Board Certifications: 
American Academy of Burse Practitioners

PEDIATRICS

Allison Garsva, DO
Anet Pargas, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Clearwater
Specialty: 
Pediatrics
Undergraduate: 
B.S., Biomedical Sciences, University of South Florida
Medical School: 
M.D., University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine 
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Pediatrics
Other Languages: 
Spanish
Christopher Kitterman, DO
Christopher Kitterman, D.O.

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: University of Miami - Biomedical Engineering 
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certifications: Pediatrics
Additional Certifications: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Professional Affiliations: Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, American Board of Pediatrics
Denay Davidson, ARNP/CNM
Denay Davidson, APRN/C.N.M.

Service Locations:
 Suncoast, Tarpon Springs
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Graduate Degree: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Medical School: Wayne State University 
Hospital Affiliation: Bayfront Health Hospital
Board Certifications: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
Glivery Mary Gayahan, MD
Glivery Mary Gayahan Elvambuena, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Clearwater, Dunedin
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Biological Science
Medical School: D.M., Florida State University
Professional Affiliations: American Board of Pediatrics
Other Languages: Tagalong
Kimberly Strickland, MSN, ARNP
Kimberly Strickland, MSN, ARNP

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Graduate Degree: Master of Science, University of South Florida
Medical School: Gradute studies at USF
Undergraduate Degree: Nursing
Hospital Affiliation: Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg General Hospital
Board Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center in Pediatrics. ARNP-BC
Professional Affiliations: NAPNAP, Florida Gulfcoast chapter of NAPNAP, on their educational board
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Kinjal Millette, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Pinellas Park
Specialty: 
Pediatrics
Undergraduate: 
B.S., University of Florida
Medical School: 
D.M., Florida Atlantic University 
Board Certifications:
 American Board of Pediatrics Eligible
Nichelle Threadgill, M.D.
Nichelle Threadgill, M.D.

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Bachelors of Arts in Biology, Fisk University 
Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, Howard University
Hospital Affiliation: John Hopkins' All Children's Hospital
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Nicholas Schey, MD
Nicholas Schey, M.D.

Service Locations: Pinellas Park
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: B.A., Mathematics, University of Rochester
Medical School: M.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Other Languages: Spanish
Nicole Conde, DO
Nicole Conde, D.O.

Service Locations:
 Clearwater
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: University of Florida - Bachelor of Health Science
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certifications: Pediatrics
Professional Affiliations: American Board of Pediatrics, American Osteopathic Association
Norma Lopez-Molina, MD
Norma Lopez-Molina, M.D.

Service Locations: Tarpon Springs
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Medical School: M.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Other Languages: Spanish
Sarah Kelley, M.D.
Sarah Kelley, M.D.

Service Locations: Pinellas Park
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: B.S., Science, Oral Roberts University
Graduate Degree: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Medical School: M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics
Teri Hagan, MD
Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: 
Pediatrics
Undergraduate: 
B.S.N., University of Missouri, St. Louis
Graduate Degree: 
M.S.N., Maryville University
Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Yaritza Colon, M.D
Yaritza Colon, M.D.

Service Locations: Pinellas Park, Clearwater
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Harvard University
Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: John Hopkins' All Children's Hosptial
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Affiliations: Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Other Languages: Spanish
Yim Lam, MD
Yim Lam, M.D.

Service Locations: Pinellas Park
Specialty: Pediatrics
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Medical School: M.D., University of Oklahoma
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics

PHARMACY

Angela Moreland, RN, PharmD
Angela Moreland, RN, PharmD

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Pharmacy Leadership and Consultant Pharmacist
Undergraduate: ASN, Florida State College at Jacksonville
Post Graduate Programs: Cardinal Health-Manager/Director- In Training Program, Boston University School of Management: Pharmacy Leadership Institute
Medical School: Doctor of Pharmacy, Hampton University
Professional Affiliations: Florida Pharmacy Association
Charles Colquitt, PharmD, RPh
Charles Colquitt, PharmD, RPh

Service Locations: 
Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: Clinical Pharmacist
Undergraduate: B.S. of Pharmacy, Florida A & M University
Medical School: Doctor of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana
Board Certifications: Florida Board of Pharmacy
Additional Certifications: ASHP Thrombotic Pharmacotherapy, Medication Therapy Management and Immunization
Professional Affiliations: American Society of Health-System Pharmacist, Florida Pharmacy Association.
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Ereny Bashara, PharmD

Service Locations: Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: 
Pharmacist
Undergraduate: 
B.Phm., Cairo University
Other Languages: 
Arabic
Kanayo Frank Ume, PharmD
Kanayo Frank Ume, PharmD

Service Locations:
 Johnnie Ruth Clarke
Specialty: 
Pharmacist
Undergraduate: A.S., Chemistry, Atlanta Metropolitan College
Graduate School: Pharm.D., Mercer University Pharmacy School

Medical School: Mercer University - Doctor of Pharmacy

PODIATRY

Dr. Joseph Strickland
Dr. Joseph Strickland

Service Locations: 
Bayfront
Specialty: Podiatry
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, University of Scranton
Medical School: D.P.M., Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Bayfront Medical Center, St. Anthony's Hospital, Town and Country Hospital
Board Certifications: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Professional Affiliations: Florida Podiatric Medical Association
 

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Amy Gabriel, MD
Amy Gabriel, M.D.

Service Locations: 
Multiple Locations
Specialty: OB/GYN
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School: University of Iowa, Iowa City IA
Board Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Professional Affiliations: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Elizabeth Plumley, OB/GYN
Elizabeth Plumley, C.N.M.

Service Locations:
 Multiple Locations
Specialty: 
C.N.M.
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, Emory University 
Graduate Degree: C.N.M./ARNP, Emory University
Medical School: Emory Univeristy
Board Certifications: American Midwifery Certification Board
Erica Schneider, DO
Erica Schneider, D.O.

Service Locations: Multiple Locations
Specialty: OB/GYN
Undergraduate: B.S., Molecular and Microbiology, University of Central Florida, Burnett Honors College
Graduate Degree: D.O. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School: D.O. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Bayfront Medical Center
Additional Certifications: Implanon Certified 
Professional Affiliations: American Osteopathic Association, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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Jamie Pickering, C.N.M.

Service Locations: 
Multiple Locations
Specialty: 
Women's Services
Graduate Degree: 
C.N.M., M.S.N., Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Board Certifications: 
American Midwifery Certification Board
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Jenny Bagg, C.N.M.

Service Locations: Multiple Locations
Specialty: 
Women's Services
Undergraduate: 
B.A., American Studies, Brandeis University
Graduate Degree: 
C.N.M., Yale School of Nursing
Board Certifications: 
American Midwifery Certification Board
Other Language: 
Spanish
Jodi McCauley, ARNP
Jodi McCauley, ARNP

Service Locations: Multiple Locations
Specialty: Women’s Services
Undergraduate: B.S., Nursing, Allen College of Nursing
Graduate Degree: C.N.M., Philadelphia University
Board Certifications: American Midwifery Certification Board
Professional Affiliations: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Jonathan Nutter, MD
Jonathan Nutter, MD

Service Locations: Multiple Locations
Specialty: OB/GYN
Undergraduate: B.S., Biochemistry, Barry College 
Medical School: M.D. Mercer University
Hospital Affiliation: Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
Board Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
Michael Kinder, OB/GYN
Michael Kinder, M.D.

Service Locations: Multiple Locations
Specialty: OB/GYN
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science
Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Sharon Turpin, MSN, ARNP, CNM
Sharon Turpin, M.S.N., APRN, CNM

Service Locations: Multiple Locations
Specialty: Women's Services
Undergraduate: 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University
Graduate Degree: Master of Science in Nursing, Emory University
Hospital Affiliation: Bayfront Medical Center
Board Certifications: American Midwifery Certification Board
Professional Affiliations: American College of Nurse Midwives