Family Medicine Specialist Joins SMH’s First Physicians Group

Family Medicine Specialist Joins SMH’s First Physicians Group

Friday, October 4, 2019

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2019) – Sarasota Memorial Health Care System introduced Kristopher Jensen, MD to its First Physicians Group (FPG) network and community in September.

Dr. Jensen specializes in family medicine for patients of all ages and has joined Meghan Buhler, MD at FPG’s new primary care practice in Venice. He comes to Sarasota from the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., where he taught as an assistant professor in its Family Medicine Department. He received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta in 1990, prior to serving as an undersea medical officer with the U.S. Navy in Italy until 1995. Dr. Jensen completed his residency in Family Medicine with the University of Vermont in 1998. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and spent more than 20 years volunteering his time as a physician volunteer at health and wellness clinics in Vermont. He has participated in practice improvement initiatives for asthma, COPD, and other chronic conditions.

Dr. Jensen is accepting new patients in FPG’s family practice at 435 Commercial Court, Ste. 300, Venice, FL. To make an appointment, please call 941-261-0010.

About Sarasota Memorial’s First Physicians Group
First Physicians Group is a network of primary and specialty care physicians employed by Sarasota Memorial Health Care System to help fill the gaps caused by a shortage of primary care physicians in the region. Backed by the resources and reputation of Sarasota Memorial, the group of over 200 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced practice providers have been carefully selected and recruited to provide the community with compassionate and comprehensive medical care. Specialties include: Bariatric Surgery; Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgery; Orthopedic Trauma Surgery; General Surgery; Internal Medicine and Family Practice; Medical, Neurological and Surgical Hospitalists; Memory Disorders; Ophthalmology; Pediatrics; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Gynecological and Gastrointestinal Oncology; Endocrinology; Dermatology; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; Psychiatry; Palliative Care; Urology; and Pain Management. 


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