SMH Welcomes New Lakewood Ranch Pediatrician

SMH Welcomes New Lakewood Ranch Pediatrician

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

SARASOTA (June 25, 2019) – Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomed a new pediatrician to its First Physicians Group (FPG) network and community.

Deirdra Miguel Myers, MD, began accepting new patients at FPG Pediatrics at Lakewood Ranch this month. She joins pediatricians Katherine Keeley, MD, and Jose Tavarez, MD. 

Dr. Myers has worked as a pediatrician since 2017, providing medical and preventive care to infants, children and adolescents in outpatient and inpatient settings in Las Cruces, N.M. She earned her medical degree in 2006 from the University of Perpetual Help System Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University, in Binan Laguna, Philippines, where she graduated first in her class and received the Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Clinical Excellence Award. In 2017, Dr. Myers completed internship and residency training in Pediatrics at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, N.J. During her residency, she was awarded the Continuity Clinic Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Care. Bilingual in English and native Filipino, Dr. Myers is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Located at 8430 Enterprise Circle, Ste. 130, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202, FPG Pediatrics at Lakewood Ranch can be reached at 941-366-3000.

About Sarasota Memorial’s First Physicians Group 
First Physicians Group is a network of more than 200 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced care practitioners employed by Sarasota Memorial Health Care System to help fill the gaps caused by a shortage of physicians in the region. Specialties include: Bariatric Surgery; Cardiovascular/Thoracic, Orthopedic Trauma and General Surgery; Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery; Internal Medicine and Family Practice; Pediatrics; Obstetrics/Gynecology; Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Gynecological Oncology; Gastrointestinal Oncology; Dermatology; Palliative Care; Pain Management and Physiatry.


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