SARASOTA, Fla. – (Jan. 18, 2016) – Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomed a new family practice physician to Sarasota this week. Paul Montoya, MD, joined the First Physician Group (FPG) practice at Gulf Gate, 6128 S. Tamiami Trail, with Internal Medicine/Pediatrics & Family Practice physicians Mark Brus, MD, Kevin Dunn, MD, and Barry Stein, MD.
Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Montoya is a native of Phoenix, AZ. He came to Sarasota from Nebraska, where he spent the past seven years as a practicing physician with Methodist Health Partners, Methodist Health System, Prairie Fields Family Medicine and Oakland Mercy Hospital. In addition to providing inpatient and outpatient care to pediatric and adult patients, he served as trauma director at Oakland Mercy Hospital and medical director of the system’s Tekamah and Hooper Mercy medical clinics. A former U.S. Navy crewman with a longstanding interest in science, he went to medical school after six years working on the nuclear submarine USS Barb. He earned his medical degree at Creighton University in Omaha, NE, in 2005, and completed a three-year residency at Lincoln Medical Education Partnership, Lincoln, NE.
The Gulf Gate practice is part of First Physicians Group – a network of more than 100 primary and specialty care physicians employed by Sarasota Memorial to help fill the gaps caused by a shortage of primary care physicians in the region. For more information about Dr. Montoya or appointments, please call the practice at (941) 923-5882.
About Sarasota Memorial’s First Physicians Group
First Physicians Group is backed by the tradition and strength of the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. The group of more than 100 primary and specialty care physicians have been carefully selected and recruited to provide the community with compassionate and comprehensive medical care. Specialties include: Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Family Practice, Perinatology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Gynecology-Oncology, Pain Management and Cardiovascular Surgery.