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AUI-Ocala is seeking three additional urologists to join their practice. The practice is booked out months in advance for new patients, and a new physician can be busy on day one and fully ramped up in less than six months.

Oxford Ocala

  • Joining six full-time physicians and two APPs
    • David Cunningham, MD (planning retirement in ‘23)
    • Mark W. Dersch, MD (planning retirement in ‘23)
    • Saumil Karavadia, MD
    • Edward D. King, MD
    • Dinesh S. Rao, MD
    • Harvey C. Taub, MD – Ocala Care Center President
    • Angelika Agudelo, APRN
    • Jennifer Steen, MSN, FNP-C
    • Additional APPs to be hired in 2022 and 2023
  • 40 total FTE staff members at the clinic, with 20 clinical and 20 non-clinical; APRNs have their own clinic (overflow, urgent stones, walk-ins) and take first call during the day M-F
  • Primary clinic is in Oxford (10 exam rooms) with two additional clinics in Ocala (Windsor Oaks and a new clinic in Timber Ridge)
    • Windsor Oaks – 5 to 7 minutes from ORMC, West Marion, and AH Ocala
    • Timber Ridge – 15 to West Marion and 30 minutes to ORMC and AH Ocala
    • Oxford – 30 minutes to ORMC, West Marion, and AH Ocala
  • Surgery center, radiation center, and central laboratory are all attached to the Oxford clinic
  • Rotate each day at a clinic; schedule surgeries in Oxford and do a half-day clinic
  • 3 days/week in clinic and 2 days/week in surgery
  • 40+ patients per full clinic day; general urology
  • Majority of cases are performed at the surgery center; 4 ORs and 4 procedure rooms
  • 1:6 call covering AdventHealth Ocala; after hours during the week and on the weekends (only responsible for 14 call days per month divided among the 6 physicians)
  • Payor mix is 35% straight Medicare, 35% Medicare advantage, 20% non-Medicare commercial, 5% self-pay, and <5% Medicaid

Oxford Ocala

  • Ocala Regional Medical Center
    • 290-bed, level II trauma center with 500+ physicians
    • $150+ million in expansions and renovations
    • University of Central Florida College of Medicine teaching hospital
    • One robot
  • West Marion Community Hospital
    • 186-bed acute care hospital; part of HCA Healthcare
    • Two robots
  • AdventHealth Ocala
    • 414-bed acute care hospital with 430+ physicians; part of AdventHealth, one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites in nearly a dozen states
    • Three robots

Due to growth and succession planning, AUI-Leesburg is seeking two additional physicians to join their practice in 2022 and 2023. The practice is booked out months in advance for new patients, and a new physician can be busy on day one and fully ramped in six months or less.


  • Joining three full-time physicians
    • Carole Gordon, MD (planning retirement in ‘23)
    • Richard Roach, MD
    • Andrew Sher, MD
    • APPs to be hired in 2022 and 2023
  • 20 total FTE staff members at the clinic, with 10 clinical and 10 non-clinical; APP will have their own clinic (overflow, urgent stones, walk-ins) and take the first call during the day M-F
  • Leesburg clinic is across the street from UF Health Leesburg Hospital, has 4 exam rooms, and is approximately 30 minutes from the secondary clinic in Oxford, which has 10 exam rooms and is located next door to the surgery center, radiation center, and central laboratory
  • 3 days/week in the clinic (split between Oxford and Leesburg) and 2 days/week in surgery
  • 45 to 50 patients per full clinic day and 10-12 outpatient cases per day; general urology
  • 80%+ of the cases are performed at the surgery center attached to Oxford clinic; the remaining are at UF Health Leesburg
  • 6 days of call per month covering UF Health Leesburg Hospital only
  • Payor mix is 50% Medicare, 15% commercial, 15% managed care, 10% Medicaid, and 10% self-pay


  • UF Health Leesburg Hospital
    • 351-bed acute care hospital; no trauma; Lake County's largest tertiary care hospital
    • Acquired by the University of Florida Health in January 2020
    • Has an employed Urologist who also takes a call
    • No robot

Due to growth and the upcoming retirement of a partner, AUI-Citrus is seeking an additional physician to join their practice in 2023. The practice is booked out months in advance for new patients and receives an average of 20 new patient referrals per day with no competition in the area. A new physician can be busy on day one and fully ramped in six months or less.

Inverness/Lecanto (Citrus)

  • Joining five full-time physicians and one APP
    • Raj Ayyathurai, MD
    • Michael G. Desautel, MD
    • Manuel Seneriz, MD
    • Paresh Desai, MD (planning retirement in ‘25)
    • Udaya Kumar, MD
    • Fran Pulice, PA (Inverness)
  • 30 total FTE staff members at the clinic, with 15 clinical and 15 non-clinical; APPs have their own clinic (overflow, urgent stones, walk-ins), and Yaimy rotates on call
  • Lecanto clinic – west of Inverness and less than 20 minutes to CMH and BH Seven Rivers; urodynamics and procedure room
  • Surgery center on-site but separate from the clinic in Lecanto; 2 operating rooms; booked out four to six weeks
  • Inverness clinic – adjacent to Citrus Memorial
  • 3 days/week in clinic and 2 days/week in surgery; split between the two clinics
  • 30-40 patients per full clinic day; general urology; high # of lasers and biopsies
  • Cases are performed at Lecanto Surgery Center, the AUI surgery center in Oxford, and UF Health Leesburg Hospital; 80%+ of cases are at an ASC
  • LSC is owned by the five Citrus physicians
  • 1:5 call covering Citrus Memorial only; take call one week at a time and rotate every fifth weekend; Yaimy takes first call one weekend per month
  • Payor mix is 50% Medicare, 15% commercial, 15% managed care, 10% Medicaid, and 10% self-pay

Inverness/Lecanto (Citrus)

  • Citrus Memorial Hospital
    • 204-bed acute care hospital; part of HCA Healthcare; more than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees
    • Robot available
  • Bravera Health Seven Rivers
    • 128-bed hospital; part of Bravera Health, a network composed of 372 licensed beds at three hospitals and nearly 800 physicians
    • 500+ employees and 200+ providers across 32 specialties
    • Robot available



Ocala is located in Marion County. The city is well known for its hundreds of thoroughbred horse farms. Ocala and Marion County are known as the “horse capital of the world.” The horse farms are situated in attractive rolling green pastures. The area also features numerous rivers and lakes.

Ocala is a city in central Florida. East of downtown, Fort King National Historic Park was an important Second Seminole War site. The collection at the Appleton Museum of Art includes pre-Columbian artifacts and contemporary art. The waters of Silver Springs State Park are dotted with kayaks and glass-bottom boats. The park is also the gateway to the woods and lakes of the vast Ocala National Forest to the east.

We might be biased, but Ocala, Florida is one of the best places to live! Nestled in north-central Florida, Ocala has so much to offer residents and visitors alike, including outdoor recreation, gorgeous scenery, sports events, and plenty of other entertainment. According to a new survey released by U.S. News and World Report, Ocala is the sixth-best place in the United States to retire. The survey cited the expansive horse country and vibrant, historic downtown setting as to why Ocala is ranked so high.

Time to leave work and worries behind, and just have fun in Ocala/Marion County! Cool off in crystal clear springs, zip line through the trees, explore endless trails at your own pace, and treat yourself to meals, nights, and memories you’ll be talking about for years. So if you’re looking for a place that delivers everything you need for your best vacation ever, it’s safe to say that fun starts here.

Visit unique attractions, take on an outdoor adventure, play championship golf, explore rich arts & culture, stroll through one-of-a-kind shops and savor the local flavors. There’s something fun for everyone in Ocala/Marion County.


Marion County is located in the north-central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2020 census, the population was 375,908. Its county seat is Ocala. Marion County comprises the Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area. it includes part of the Ocala National Forest, which also extends into three other counties.

The area has above-average historic and natural interest. Manufacturing is mostly light, with household goods, auto parts, and some electronics manufacturing, and recent employment trends are favorable. The cost of living and housing, following Florida trends, has increased. Marion County is a very nice and friendly place, very quiet and peaceful. If you’re looking for action, this might not be the place, but if you’re looking for a little place to settle down, this is the place for that.



Tucked into north-central Florida in a region known as “horse country,” Ocala offers visitors winding community pathways lined with oak trees and dangling trellises of Spanish moss, and the opportunity to explore miles of untainted nature.

Ocala and the region’s freshwater streams, rolling hills, and clean air remain unspoiled and have been used for Hollywood movies. Nearby Ocala is Silver Springs, a national landmark and nature theme park on 350 acres. Silver Springs is Florida’s “original attraction.”

All over the globe, Florida is known as the home of the theme park where kids and adults step out of their everyday lives into worlds of wonder, complete with heart-pounding roller coaster rides.


Spend your morning out exploring, watching birds, and biking trails. Soar above treetops on a zipline. Tube downriver in clear spring water. Spend your days in search of adventure, and leave your worries behind. Settle in the shade with a freshly packed picnic basket. Gallop freely through fields on horseback and unwind on the porch at the end of the day.


Ocala/Marion County supports a wealth of cultural activities, and we’re eager to share our local arts and culture with guests of all ages, from all over. Be sure to visit the historic sites and enjoy some of the many performing arts events going on throughout the year.


Choose from a wide variety of restaurants, offering fine dining and international specialties, along with reasonably priced hearty, and wholesome meals everyone will enjoy. You’ll find local eateries and familiar chains to satisfy a wide range of tastes and budgets. People enjoy dining outdoors around the world, but Florida’s wonderful weather lets you do it year-round.


Could Ocala, FL be the location of your next home? We’ve linked valuable real estate information and images of typical homes in the area. This provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about the area. 

Every neighborhood in the Ocala area has its unique personality! Use the “View Listings” button to search homes in the area.

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Established in 2006, the UCF College of Medicine is one of the first U.S. medical schools in decades to be built from the ground up. As a new medical school, UCF’s program epitomizes innovation, high-tech learning tools, and a pioneering spirit to educate young doctors and scientists in a new and better way for the 21st century.

The college is unique nationally because of its large undergraduate and graduate programs in biomedicine through its Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. The Burnett School has almost 3,000 undergraduate majors — making it the third most popular major at UCF. 

The UCF College of Medicine is a research-based medical school with a culture based on partnerships and collaboration. The college’s medical and biomedical programs capitalize on UCF’s existing strengths in biological sciences, modeling and simulation, engineering, optics and photonics, psychology, chemistry, film, and digital media, business, and nursing.

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university.

As a metropolitan research university in Florida, we are driven to do more and be more. We believe success can only happen when we expand opportunity and demand excellence. We believe if there’s a better way, we should do it. We believe innovation comes from the meeting of diverse viewpoints. 

Today, NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution.

NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico. NSU also offers a vast array of degree programs in fully online or hybrid formats. Having pioneered distance education more than 40 years ago, NSU’s online education experience is unparalleled and has served as a model for other institutions across the country.

NSU has always had an innovative, unique approach to education. NSU offers a personal, nurturing atmosphere. But NSU is also an exciting university – young, bold, and forward-thinking. With so many traditional and non-traditional learning opportunities, NSU is the ideal place to reach your potential.

NEARBY AREASThese cities offer their own unique food, drink, culture and communities and are wonderful road trip destinations!


Orlando, a city in central Florida, is home to more than a dozen theme parks. Chief among its claims to fame is Walt Disney World, comprised of parks like the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as water parks. Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling both.

It’s true: Orlando is a magical place, and it’s not just because it’s home to Cinderella’s castle at Walt Disney World. There’s an incredible mix of fun things to do in Orlando that make it an ideal vacationing spot for not only families but young singles, baby boomers, foodies, outdoor adventurous types, luxury shoppers, and international visitors.

The number and variety of Orlando attractions have grown to include world-famous restaurants, high-end outlet shopping centers, theatrical performances, and amazing concert and sporting event venues. Golfers love the challenging and historic courses throughout the city, and art-lovers enjoy the Orlando Museum of Art, the Mennello Museum of American Art as well as several, funky galleries and art studios sprinkled throughout the area. Orlando is a place known for hospitality, and that extends to its many hotels, spas, and services that suit every budget and taste.

Parents appreciate some of the amenities offered at the Disney-area accommodations, such as five-star fine dining restaurants, luxurious spas, and serene rooftop pools. And kids love themed hotels that highlight animals, costumed characters, rock ‘n’ roll, and princesses.


The Villages is a census-designated place in Sumter County, Florida, United States. It shares its name with a broader master-planned age-restricted community that spreads into portions of Lake and Marion counties. The Villages is an amazing, vibrant over 55 active adult golf cart community located just 90 minutes North of Orlando in central Florida not far from Ocala. It is touted by many as America’s best and most popular retirement community.

The Villages is a collection of quaint retirement neighborhoods located in the heart of Florida nestled between two beautiful coastlines, ports of travel, and theme parks. Each neighborhood is unique in its charm and personality and connected in ways where all the lifestyle here for you to enjoy is just a golf car ride away.

Home on tree-lined streets. Golf carts cruising by Neighbors mingling in the town squares. Balmy nights at a concert. Sound too good to be true? … well it really is true! Welcome to the Villages, called “Florida’s Friendliest Retirement Hometown”. From homes to healthcare, sports to shopping, recreation, and restaurants. The Villages offers its residents an active adult lifestyle with numerous recreational options. The Villages is an amazing, vibrant over 55 active adult golf cart community located just 90 minutes North of Orlando in central Florida not far from Ocala. It is touted by many as America’s best and most popular retirement community.

Choose your pace of a life well-lived to be as relaxing or as full as your like. From an amazing selection of recreation facilities and parks to the many social clubs and activities, residents are filling their days with purpose. 


Leesburg, Florida is a progressive city of more than 23,000 residents that serves nearly twice as many people with electric, natural gas, water, wastewater, and reuse water utilities. Known as the “Lakefront City,” Leesburg is a central hub for commerce in Lake County, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday.

The 850-acre Leesburg International Airport was built in 1941 by the Army Air Corps of Engineers to serve as a training base during World War II. It now handles over 50,000 takeoffs and landings annually and provides a large range of aviation services including a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office. A growing community of aviation businesses is also located on-site.

The Leesburg Public Library is among the busiest of all libraries in Lake County. It presents a diverse schedule of programs and services for all ages from toddlers to senior citizens. The library checks out more than 20,000 items each month to patrons. The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of opportunities for passive and active recreation. Venetian Gardens, a 64-acre park on Lake Harris, is home to the Venetian Center, Rogers Park Pavilion, Kids Korner playground, Splash Pad, Pat Thomas Stadium, and Venetian Cove Marina. The Parks and Recreation Department oversees many youth and adult sports leagues as well as other enrichment and instructional programs.

Year-round events and festivals such as the Black Heritage Festival, Mardi Gras, Leesburg Art Festival, Bikefest, 4th of July, and Christmas activities attract thousands of visitors each year. There are also sporting events such as bass fishing and NCAA softball tournaments. The Leesburg Lightning, a team in the Florida Collegiate Summer League, plays baseball each summer at historic Pat Thomas Stadium.


Inverness is Florida’s Small Town Done Right bringing together a lively downtown centered around historic Courthouse Square with a thriving walkable, bicycle-friendly community full of great food choices, inviting pubs, and cozy shops for you to explore. At the heart of this welcoming small city of 7,000 is Florida’s incredible Withlacoochee State Trail. At 46 miles and growing, it’s the longest paved recreation trail in Florida. The trail passes right by the city’s waterfront on Lake Henderson and Cooter Pond with their celebrated boardwalks only steps away from downtown.

It is the county seat of Citrus County and is home to the Citrus County Courthouse and near the 10,950-acre Flying Eagle Preserve. If you’re a retiree living in Inverness, you’re smack dab in one of the most desirable places to retire in all of Florida. SmartAsset ranked Inverness the fifth best place to retire in Florida — more desirable even than such beach destinations like Venice and Sarasota.

Good small-town living with a lot of local amenities (restaurants and bars) and a lot of like-minded conservative individuals. A sweet little small town where everybody knows everybody. Local restaurants have delicious food and a family-friendly atmosphere. 

Inverness is always festive with multiple events, often free, scheduled throughout the year. The biggest is the Great American Cooter Festival at the end of October. But the fun really never stops with the Inverness Grand Prix in November, plenty of Holiday Magic, and spring’s Taste of Inverness for foodies. Fireworks light up the Lake on the eve of Independence Day and the Pine Street Jam Parrothead Party turns downtown into Margaritaville for one night every August.

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