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.
Medical marijuana is available in Florida, however, remains illegal under federal law.
James A. DeRespino, MD, FACEP
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
Residency Internal Medicine 1980-82
SWFL Medical Partners
Staff Physician 2009 - current
Chief, Department of Medicine
Albany Memorial Hospital
Hospital Staff Appointments:
Albany Medical Center 1982-2000
Albany Memorial Hospital 1982-99
St. Peters Hospital 1982-2006
A. A. Griswold, M.D.
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