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About Us

Mission Statement:
The physicians and staff at SWFL are dedicated to improving the lives of and well-being of our patients though professional care.

Our pledge to the patient:
SWFL patients will have a physician-designed treatment that is individualized to their specific needs. This treatment will be constantly monitored by dedicated SWFL physicians. 

State of Florida Licensed:
All SWFL offices are licensed by the State of Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation as a Health Care Clinic Establishment (HCCE). Licenses are issued in each location under parent companies name.

All Physicians, Administrators and Staff have undergone FBI and FL. Department of Law Enforcement Level II criminal history background checks.

All Staff are certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use. All locations have AEDs on site.

Legal notice: 
Medical marijuana is available in Florida, however, remains illegal under federal law.
James A. DeRespino, MD, FACEP
Medical Director 

Florida DOH Medical license: ME 39549

Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Florida State University School of Medicine, 2008-present

Villanova University, PA 1972-75
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with BS in Biology

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, 1975-79
Graduated with Honors, Doctor of Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Hospital System, Cleveland, OH
Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH 1979-82
Residency Training in Emergency Medicine

University of Maryland Hospital
Fellowship in Shock-Trauma 1982

Staff Physician, Emergency Care Center
Manatee Memorial Hospital 1982 - 2003

Senior Emergency Care Physician
1997 – present
Gregory D. Stahl, M.D.

Florida DOH Medical license: ME 91241

Board Certified in Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

Albany Medical College, Albany NY, 1976-79
Doctor of Medicine

Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, NY
Internship 1979-80
Residency Internal Medicine 1980-82

Private Practice
Albany, NY

Consulting Physician
2006- 2011
SWFL Medical Partners

Staff Physician 2009 - current
Chief, Department of Medicine
Albany Memorial Hospital
Albany, NY

Hospital Staff Appointments:
Albany Medical Center 1982-2000
Albany Memorial Hospital 1982-99
St. Peters Hospital 1982-2006
A. A. Griswold, M.D.
Medical Director

Florida DOH Medical license: ME 67865

Medical Degree: University of Miami (1991)
Internship: University of Southern California
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson

Mt. Sinai Medical Center – General Surgery

Center For Men’s Health 2012 - present
First Choice Pain Care Clinic 2008 – present
Plastic Surgery Center 1993 - 2007