Florida Hospital Physician Group Announces New Sports Medicine Physician

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Dr. Michele D. Pescasio joins Florida Hospital Physician Group as part of the Tampa Bay Sports Medicine and Performance team.

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Dr. Michele D. Pescasio

The ability to attract a candidate of Dr. Pescasio’s caliber speaks to the exciting work being accomplished with Florida Hospital Physician Group.

Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is pleased to announce the addition of Michele D. Pescasio, MD to Florida Hospital Physician Group. Dr. Pescasio is a Board Certified and Fellowship-Trained Sports Medicine physician who joins the practice of Dr. Jonathan Phillips at Tampa Bay Sports Medicine and Performance in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

Dr. Pescasio earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies before completing her internship and residencies in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama. She then completed two Sports Medicine Fellowships at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama and Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dr. Pescasio has been the team physician for professional sports leagues, including NFL Europe, arena football and baseball, as well as collegiate-level sports, including football and basketball. Additionally, she has been the team physician for high school athletic programs throughout the Tampa Bay area and in Alabama and North Carolina. Dr. Pescasio’s specialties include sports physicals, sports injuries, concussions, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and generalized musculoskeletal/orthopedic issues.

Florida Hospital Physician Group physicians and staff focus on compassionate, whole-person care with extensive knowledge and expertise to diagnose and treat medical conditions with a patient-focused approach.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Pescasio join FHPG. She is exceptionally qualified, has already established herself as a leader in the field of sports medicine in the Tampa Bay area and will contribute greatly to our growing physician group,” shared Chris Jenkins, President of Florida Hospital Physician Group. “The ability to attract a candidate of Dr. Pescasio’s caliber speaks to the exciting work being accomplished with Florida Hospital Physician Group.”

Dr. Pescasio's office is located at 2700 Healing Way, Suite 110, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543, and is currently accepting new patients. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (813) 929-5350 or visit http://www.SportsMedicineTampaBay.com.

About Florida Hospital Physician Group
Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is a multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of communities throughout the greater Tampa Bay region with more than 120 providers operating in over 40 locations representing over 25 medical specialties. FHPG offers patients the highest level of compassionate and multidisciplinary care through a broad range of medical and surgical services, as well as direct access to five local Florida Hospitals, a Long Term Acute Care facility, imaging centers, specialty and urgent care centers, rehabilitation facilities and home care agencies located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 23 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FHPhysicianGroup.com.

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