Physician Profiles


James Duncan Baker III, M.D.
Undergraduate: Davidson College
Medical School: Wake Forest University
Residency: University of Alabama
Fellowship: Duke University
James B. Smart, M.D.
Undergraduate: Mercer University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: University Texas Southwestern Dallas
Fellowship: University Texas Southwestern Dallas
Michael B. Brumback, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: Emory University
Deborah A. Price, M.D.
Undergraduate: Howard University
Medical School: Universtiy of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-NJ Medical School
Residency: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-NJ Medical School
Fellowship: Cornell University
Craig J. Shapiro, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Miami, FL
Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-NJ Medical School
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center NY
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Aalok Kuthiala, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: St. George's University
Residency: Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia
David H. Michal M.D.
Undergraduate: Hampden-Sydney College
Medical School: Wake Forest University
Residency: Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia
Ramesh Kotihal, M.D.
Masters: Virginia Commonwealth University-Biomedical Engineering
Medical School: Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College; Pune, India
Residency: Wayne State University
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia

Muhammad Salahuddin M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: Ross University
Residency: University of Florida Jacksonville
Fellowship: University of Florida Jacksonville

Reuben Maggard, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Internship: Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Residency: University of Kentucky
Fellowship: University of Florida-Jacksonville

Tatiana Thom, MD
Medical School: Ealcudade de Medicine da Universidade de Sao Paulo
Residency: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Other languages: Spanish, Portuguese
Andreea Poenariu, M.D.
Medical School: University of Medicine and Pharmacy, "Victor Babes" Timisoara, Romania
Residency: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York DH, New York, NY
Fellowship: Brown University, Providence, RI
Other languages: Romanian
Laurie Buschini, A.R.N.P
Undergraduate: Emory University
Masters in Nursing: University of Florida
ANCC Board Certified Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health
Experience: Working with chronic kidney disease and dialysis patients since 2001.

Joseph Ernst, P.A.-C.
Undergraduate: Florida State University
Physician Assistant School: St. Louis University
Experience: NCCPA Board Certified with Honors in Primary Care.
Over 12 years hospital experience in Internal Medicine and specializing in kidney disease and dialysis patients since 2008.

Sara Preston, A.R.N.P.
Undergraduate: Florida State University BSN 2001
Graduate: University of Florida Masters of Science of Nursing 2013
Certification: ANCC Certified Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practioner (AGACNP-BC)

Cindy Anderson, P.A.-C.
Undergraduate/Physician Assistant School: Kettering College of Medical Arts
Experience: Greater than 20 years practicing in Internal Medicine, Neurology and Nephrology.
NCCPA board certified since 1994

Alexandra Michaelis
Undergraduate: Auburn University
Masters in Nursing: Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
AANP Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
Experience: Working with acute and chronic illnesses in the adult and pediatric patient populations