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

Bachar Alkhalil, M.D

Undergraduate: Damascus university- Faculty of medicine  in Syria
Medical School : Damascus University- Faculty of Medicine in Syria
Residency: St. Barnabas Hospital in New York
Fellowship : University of South Florida in Tampa Florida

Paul Maraj, M.D

Medical School : University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad
Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida
Fellowship : Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas

Neda Shahoori, M.D

Medical School : St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada
Residency: Orange Park Medical Center, Orange Park, Florida
Fellowship : University of Miami, Florida

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.

Kassandra Gnann

Kassandra Gnann, APRN-BC

Undergraduate: Chamberlain College of Nursing, BSN 2011
Masters in Nursing : 2015
AANP Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

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

Melissa Ballard-Martin APRN-BC

Melissa Ballard-Martin APRN-BC

Education: Regis University, Denver, Colorado, BSN 2015
Masters FNP : 2020
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez, Practice Administrator

Undergraduate: Jacksonville University BSN
17 years of Critical Care Nursing and Leadership
Health Care Administration since 2014

Past Providers

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