First Physicians Group Expands Surgical Oncology Program

First Physicians Group Expands Surgical Oncology Program

Thursday, March 19, 2020

SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota Memorial is welcoming a new breast cancer surgeon to the health system’s First Physicians Group (FPG) network.

Sarah Kimball, MD, a board-certified surgeon, fellowship trained in breast oncology, is now accepting new patients at FPG’s Breast Surgical Oncology Practice. Together with Breast Oncology Program Director and surgeon Russell Novak, MD, they provide comprehensive surgical treatment for patients with breast cancer.

Prior to joining FPG, Dr. Kimball worked as a surgical oncologist at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Temple, Texas. She also served as an assistant professor of surgery at Texas A&M School of Medicine. Dr. Kimball joins a growing team of surgical oncologists prepared to serve the needs of the community at the developing Sarasota Memorial Cancer Institute. 

Dr. Kimball earned her medical degree from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. She went on to complete her general surgery residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington where she was chief resident her final year. She also completed a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the teaching hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kimball’s specialties include treatment of benign breast disease, high-risk breast lesions, breast conservation (lumpectomy), mastectomy, and oncoplastic breast surgery.   

The FPG Breast Surgical Oncology practice is conveniently located across the street from Sarasota Memorial Hospital in the Medical Arts building, 1950 Arlington St., Suite 310. For information or appointments, call 941-262-0151 or visit

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. Backed by the resources and reputation of Sarasota Memorial, the group of more than 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; 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.