Our Providers

james smart

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 Brumback

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 Price

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 Shapiro

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

Ramesh Kotihal

Ramesh Kotihal, M.D. FASN

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

Muhammad Salahuddin M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: Ross University
Residency: University of Florida Jacksonville
Fellowship: University of Florida Jacksonville

Reuben Maggard

Reuben Maggard, M.D. FASN

Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Internship: Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Residency: University of Kentucky
Fellowship: University of Florida-Jacksonville

Andreea Poenariu

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

Juan Chique

Juan Chique-Figueroa, M.D.

Undergrad: Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras,
Med school: Universidad Autonoma de guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Residency: Hospital de la Concepcion, San German, Puerto Rico
Fellowship: UF HEALTH, Jacksonville, FL
Transplant fellowship: MAYO clinic, Jacksonville, Fl

Laurie Buschini, DNP APRN-BC

Undergraduate: Emory University
Masters in Nursing: University of Florida
Doctor of Nursing Practice: University of Florida

ANCC Board Certified Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health
Experience: Working with chronic kidney disease and dialysis patients since 2001.

Joseph Ernst

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 22 years hospital experience in Internal Medicine and specializing in kidney disease and dialysis patients since 2008.

Sara Preston

Sara Preston, APRN-BC

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

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

Alexandra Michaelis, APRN-BC

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

Tiffany Roberts

Tiffany Roberts, Practice Administrator

Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of New Orleans
Tiffany has worked as a Practice Administrator in the healthcare since 2003.

Past Providers

  • Dr James D Baker III, MD – retired
  • Dr David H Michal, MD – retired
  • Late Dr Aalok Kuthiala, MD
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