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SRNA: Clinical Sites

  • Tampa General Hospital (TGH)

    TGH is a Level I trauma center located within a medically underserved area in Hillsborough County. TGH serves a 12-county region with a population in excess of 4 million in West Central Florida. TGH serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of South Florida College of Medicine. As a teaching facility, TGH partners with academic and community institutions to support both its teaching and research missions.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Devanand Mangar, MD Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Ryan Ebdrup Website: Address: 1 Tampa General Circle Tampa, FL 33606-3571

  • Bayfront Medical Center

    Bayfront Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital, employing more than 2,000 team members. They have nearly 650 physicians on staff, representing a wide variety of medical specialties. Bayfront's clinical areas of expertise include: emergency services/level II trauma center, rehabilitation services, women and infant care, including level III prenatal center and level II nursery for high risk obstetrics, cancer care center, neurological sciences, orthopedic and general surgery, cardiology –diagnostics and surgery. (Bayfront Medical Center, 2006).

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Van Diver/Dr. Lin ( Clinical Co-Coordinators CRNA: Kelly Wier CRNA, MS , Kelly Evans CRNA, MS Administrative Contact Person: Kelly Wier CRNA, MS , Kelly Evans CRNA, MS Schedules: Website: Address: 701 Sixth Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

  • James A. Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center (JAHVAMC)

    JAHVAMC is a 327-bed tertiary care teaching hospital, with 300 authorized nursing home care beds (180 in Tampa, and 120 beds in Orlando) and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of patient care and services to veterans in Central Florida. The full range of inpatient and outpatient care is provided including Medicine, Surgical, Psychiatry, Neurology, as well as Spinal Cord Injury Service, a Polytrauma center and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center.

    JAHVAMC Tampa and its satellite clinics make up the busiest VA facilities in the nation. The hospital was activated in 1972 and is affiliated with the University of South Florida College of Medicine. It is the first MAGNET VA hospital and has been designated as a Poly Trauma Unit for treatment of Iraq war injuries, (James A. Haley VA Medical Center, 2006).

    Clinical Coordinator, MD: Dr. Leland Lee and Dr. Jane Arnold Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Robert Philbin, CRNA MS Administrative Contact Person: Robert Philbin, CRNA MS Website: Address: 13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612

  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

    The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Moffitt) is a large not for-profit National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center institution. Moffitt is licensed for 162 beds. Clinical facilities include a blood and marrow transplant unit, 11 operating rooms, and diagnostic radiology, MRI, PET and digital mammography capabilities, plus radiation therapy with 5 linear accelerators.

    In 2001, the National Cancer Institute awarded Moffitt the status of a Comprehensive Cancer Center in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control.

    Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America, and recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals for the treatment of cancer in the country, as well as being the best in the state of Florida.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. David. Thrush Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Deborah Perry CRNA Administrative Contact Person: Dr. Thrush Website: Address: 12902 Magnolia Drive Tampa, FL 33612-9416

  • Morton Plant Hospital

    Morton Plant is a 687-bed community-owned hospital recognized as a Top 100 Hospital in the country–one capable of providing highly technical and specialized care to the most severely injured and seriously ill patients. Morton Plant, founded in 1916, provides a full range of medical-surgical services including cardiology, emergency medicine, oncology, women and children’s services, neurosciences, orthopedics, diabetes care, rehabilitation, vascular surgery and neurosurgery.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Robert Rosen Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Elizabeth Holmes, CRNAMS Administrative Contact Person: Dr. Robert Rosen Website: Address: 300 Pinellas Street Clearwater, FL 33756

  • Mease Countryside Hospital

    Mease Countryside Hospital is a thriving 300-bed facility, honored 10 times in the past decade by Thomson's 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmarks for Success studies. Mease Countryside is a recognized leader in making world-class health care readily available to local residents.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Robert Rosen Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Sharon Hill, CRNAMS Administrative Contact Person: Dr. Robert Rosen Website: Address: 3231 McMullen Booth Rd. Safety Harbor, FL 34695

  • Mease Dunedin Hospital

    Mease Dunedin is a modern 143-bed facility, providing quality medical and surgical care, with an emphasis on treating neurological and spine conditions. They are currently undergoing a $19 million expansion that includes a new critical care unit and surgical suites.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Robert Rosen Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Debra J. Holtz, CRNAMS Administrative Contact Person: Dr. Robert Rosen Website: Address: 601 Main Street Dunedin, FL 34698

  • Florida Hospital - Carrollwood

    UCH is a 431-bed facility that is home to five Centers of Excellence that focus resources on major disease areas including cancer treatment, women's health, pediatrics, diabetes management and orthopaedics. UCH was named the #1 rated hospital in the Tampa Bay area for overall orthopaedic surgical services, according to a new study recently released by HealthGrades, a healthcare ratings company.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. James Norman Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Brooks McRee, CRNA MS Assistant Coordinator: Holly Wood, CRNA MS Administrative Contact Person: Dr. James Norman or Brooks McRee Website: Address: 7171 N. Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

  • Florida Hospital Tampa - Fletcher

    Florida Hospital Tampa is a 431-bed facility that is home to five Centers of Excellence that focus resources on major disease areas, including cancer treatment, women’s health, pediatrics, diabetes management and orthopedics. Our mission is to offer patients access to the most advanced technology and treatment options available.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. David Varlotta Clinical Co-Coordinators CRNA: Tuesday Radd, CRNA, MS , Jennifer Jones, CRNA MS Administrative Contact Person: Dr. David Varlotta, Jennifer Jones, CRNA, MS Website: Address: 3100 E. Fletcher Ave. Tampa, FL 33613 813-971-6000

  • All Children’s Hospital

    All Children’s Hospital is the only specialty licensed children’s hospital on Florida’s west coast. Founded in 1926, All Children’s has grown into a leading pediatric referral center that is dedicated to advancing treatment, education, research, and advocacy in child health. In April 2011, All Children’s Hospital joined the Johns Hopkins Health System as a fully integrated member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: George Alvarez, MD, MBA Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Kristen Hiscox, DNP, CRNA Administrative Contact Person: Kristen Hiscox, DNP, CRNA Website: Address: 501 6th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

    Kristen Hiscox, DNP, CRNA

    Dr. Hiscox has been a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for six years. She provides anesthesia care for pediatric patients undergoing general and cardiac surgical procedures at All Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hiscox is currently on the Continuing Education Committee of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, as well as the Communications Committee of the Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Her clinical research interests include congenital heart surgery on neonates and infants, decreasing risks of neonatal bleeding after CPB, and pediatric cardiac anesthesia.

  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center (LRMC)

    LRMC, a not-for-profit facility, has served Lakeland and the surrounding communities for more than 80 years. LRMC is licensed for 851 beds and offers the following surgical specialties: general, cardiovascular, urologic, gynecologic, oncologic, ENT, neurosurgery, vascular and trauma surgery. It has 14 main operating rooms, including three cardiovascular and three dedicated obstetric/gynecologic operating rooms, patients have the advantage of the latest surgical equipment, including lasers and laparoscopic tools.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Raymond Victor Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Tommy Yon, MS, CRNA Administrative Contact Person: Mona Sinclair & Tommy Yon, CRNA Website: Address: 1324 Lakeland Hills Boulevard Lakeland, FL 33805

  • St. Anthony’s Hospital

    St. Anthony's Physician's Surgery Center is a multi-specialty outpatient surgery center that offers ophthalmology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, pain management, podiatry and general surgical services.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Steven J. Feinerman Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Anne Kinsey, CRNA MS Administrative Contact Person: Terri Brickey Website: Address: 705 16th Street N. St. Petersburg, FL 33705

  • Shriner’s Hospital for Children

    The Tampa Shriners Hospital for Children is a $30 million, 60-bed pediatric orthopaedic hospital serving children in Florida, southern Georgia and the Caribbean free-of-charge. In a network of 22 hospitals, the Tampa Hospital is the 19th orthopaedic hospital as four facilities are burns institutes. The Tampa Hospital cares for children with various bone and muscle problems such as cerebral palsy, scoliosis, and other limb and growth problems.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. Richard VaxAdministrative Contact Person: Lisa Carlton; Dr. Vax Website: Address: 12502 USF Pine Dr. Tampa, FL 33612-9411

  • Carol & Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care

    The Carol & Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care is a $67 million six-story building with 194,400 square feet, located in the northwest quadrant of USF’s Tampa campus. It offers an ambulatory surgery center with eight operating rooms and five endoscopy suites. Specialties services offered at the Morsani Center include Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Ear, Nose and Throat, Women’s Health, and Neurology.

    Website: Address: 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC47, Tampa, FL 33612-4997

  • Gulf Coast Pain Management

    Dedicated to properly diagnosing and treating people in pain. For all patients.

    Clinical Coordinator/MD: Dr. Lynne Carr Columbus, D.O Website: Address: 3890 Tampa Road Suite 308
    Morton Plant Mease East Lake Outpatient Center
    Palm Harbor, Florida 34684

    Dr. Lynne Carr Columbus, D.O

    Dr. Lynne Carr Columbus is currently the President of Gulf Coast Pain Management, a multidisciplinary pain center. She attended Vanderbilt University for her undergraduate training. She obtained her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she stayed to complete her internship. She did her residency training in Anesthesiology at Hahnemann University and the University of Cincinnati. She is a board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist. She is an alternate Trustee for the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and serves on their Medicare Committee.

    She is a very active national speaker for multiple Pharmaceutical companies. She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Physicians Practice Magazine, Medical Economics Magazine and other business magazines. She has had multiple guest appearances with the local news programs regarding pain related topics. Her practice was nominated as 2005 Women’s Practice of the year (solo and group) by Florida Medical Business News.

    She currently serves as a member of the Pinellas County Prescription Drug Advisory Board and serves as an expert witness for the Florida Department of Health Prosecution Unit.

  • Bay Pines

    The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System serves the healthcare needs of America's Veterans in West Central and Southwestern coastal Florida by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support sources. The healthcare system is comprised of one complexity level 1a medical center located in Bay Pines, Fla. and eight outpatient clinics located in Palm Harbor, Saint Petersburg, Bradenton, Sarasota, Port Charlotte, Cape Coral, Sebring and Naples. In Fiscal Year 2012, the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System provided care to 100,306 Veterans and had 1,305,940 outpatient visits amongst all of our locations. Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is the fourth busiest VA in the country.

    Clinical Coordinator: Jim Peterfeso CRNA, MA Website: Address: 10,000 Bay Pines Blvd
    Bay Pines, FL 33744

    Jim Peterfeso CRNA, MA

    Jim Peterfeso received a BSN from the University of Minnesota in 1984. He received his Nurse Anesthesia Certification from the Minneapolis VA School of Anesthesia and earned a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction in Allied Health from the University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1991. He has been employed with the Department of Veterans Affairs since 1986. He was commissioned into the United States Army Reserve Nurse Corps from 1989 until 1997.

    Mr. Peterfeso has been a clinical and didactic instructor in anesthesia at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center from 1991 through 2004. He has been a clinical instructor/clinical coordinator at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center since 2004.

  • Tampa Bay Surgery Center

    Tampa Bay Surgery Center is an outpatient surgery center that offers services for outpatient surgery in general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain management, plastic & reconstructive surgery, podiatry and ENT surgery.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Dr. John Lockett Clinical Coordinator CRNA: Diane Acosta CRNA Website: Address: 11811 N. Dale Mabry Hwy
    Tampa, FL 33618

    2727 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Tampa, Fl 33607

  • University Pain Management Center

    Anesthesiologist: Dr Shaukat Chowdhari MD Clinical Coordinator: Deanna Kline CRNA Website: Information E-mail:

  • Medical Center of Trinity

    Medical Center of Trinity, is a 236 bed, state-of-the-art, all-private room hospital strategically located in the tri-county area of Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties, near the intersection of State Road (SR) 54 and Little Road in Trinity, Florida. The facility will feature programs and services including Emergency Care, Heart & Vascular, Spine & Orthopedics, Cancer Care, and Women’s Health & Obstetrics.

    Anesthesiologist: Dr. Sea Lee, Clinical Coordinator: Jason Edwards, CRNA, Student Credentialing: Janet Bailie, Website: Address:9330 State Road 54
    Trinity, FL 34655 Phone Number:(727) 834-4000

  • Blake Medical Center

    Blake Medical Center is 383 bed full service hospital,offering a full spectrum of health care services. We are a leading provider of acute care in Manatee County.

    Clinical Coordinator MD: Uhuru Smith, MD, Clinical Coordinator CRNA: David Dionisio CRNA, Administrative Contact: Uhuru Smith MD/David Dionisio CRNA Website: Address: 2020 59th Street West Bradenton, FL 34209