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Due to growth in the area and the recent outmigration of a provider, AUI-Palm Harbor is seeking an additional physician to join their practice in 2022 or 2023. This care center is booked out months in advance for new patients, and a new physician can be fully ramped with a full patient panel in six months or less.

Division 3 (Palm Harbor)

  • Joining five physicians
    • David DiPiazza, MD
    • Brian D. Hale, MD
    • Amar J. Raval, MD
    • Ali Syed, MD
    • Yaser S. Bassel, MD
  • Two main clinics are Palm Harbor US 19 and Trinity Duck Slough; Tampa Westchase satellite clinic
  • 2-3 days/week at Palm Harbor and 1 day/week at Trinity Duck Slough (high # of new pt. referrals)
  • Avg. of 40 patients per full clinic day
  • Cases are currently performed at Baycare Surgery Center, New Port Richey Surgery Center. and three local hospitals
  • 1:6 practice call covering AdventHealth North Pinellas and St. Joseph's Hospital-North
  • 1:10 ER call covering Mease Countryside Hospital (shared with Safety Harbor)

Division 3 (Palm Harbor)

  • AdventHealth North Pinellas
    • 168-bed facility; recent $18.5 million emergency room expansion
    • DaVinci xi robot available with blocked time
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital-North
    • 216-bed facility; part of the BayCare system
    • Two da Vinci xi robots are available
  • Mease Countryside Hospital
    • 387-bed facility; part of the BayCare system
    • Integrated system operating 15 hospitals
    • Robot available with blocked time

Due to growth in the area, the recent retirement of a physician partner, and the projected retirement of another partner in 2023, AUI-Safety Harbor is seeking two additional physicians to join their practice in 2022 and 2023. All providers within this care center are booked out months in advance for new patients, and a new physician can be fully ramped with a full patient panel in less than six months.

Division 2 (Safety Harbor)

  • Joining five physicians and two APPs
    • Chad Hubsher, MD
    • Lonnie T. Klein, MD, FACS
    • Martin B. Richman, MD, FACS
    • Paulas M. Vyas, MD
    • Samuel Watson, DNP, ARNP, NP-C
  • APPs have their own clinic; they do not round on patients in the hospital or take the calls
  • The main clinic is Safety Harbor and two satellite clinics – Dunedin and Trinity Oaks
  • Outgrown current leased space of 15 exam rooms and three procedure rooms; recently expanded across the hall for 6 additional exam rooms; currently looking for a new building for a larger clinic that will be physician-owned
  • 3.5 days/week in clinic and 1 surgery day/week; optional .5 days off/week or telehealth visits from home
  • Avg. of 40 patients per full clinic day
  • Cases currently performed at Safety Harbor Surgery Center (physician-owned), SurgCenter Dunedin (physician-owned), Countryside Surgery Center (hospital-owned), and local hospitals
  • 1:10 ER call covering Mease Countryside Hospital (shared with Palm Harbor and one non-AUI physician)
  • 1:6 practice call; ER and practice call typically occur at the same time (times where only on practice call)

Division 2 (Safety Harbor)

  • Mease Countryside Hospital
    • 387-bed facility; part of the BayCare system
    • Integrated system operating 15 hospitals
    • Robot available with blocked time



Clearwater, Florida is a progressive city that is committed to enhancing residents’ lives while preserving a heritage that is rich in culture and exquisite in the landscape. Here you’ll find everything you could expect from a tropical paradise and much more.

Translated “Clear Water” from the native Indian “Pocotopaug”, the area was named for its abundant fresh springs along the shore. Settled by colonists in the mid-1830s, it was not until the 1890s that Clearwater gained a reputation as a resort community.

Today, fun and sun lovers still come from around the world, and although Clearwater is a great get-away location, it’s an even better place to live. Our community is friendly and socially responsive, and our city government is economically active and environmentally conscious. The city provides residents with programs and resources they need and the amenities they desire.

Clearwater is the county seat of Pinellas County and is located on the highest coastal bluff in Florida. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of Clearwater is approximately 107,685 residents, according to the demographic profile.


Pinellas, originally a part of Hillsborough County, became a separate county in 1912. When first formed, its population was 13,193. The 2010 Census estimated Pinellas County’s year-round population at 916,542. The 2020 Census estimated Pinellas County’s year-round population at 959,107.

When compared with Florida’s 67 other counties, these estimates show Pinellas County is the 7th most populous in the state. Pinellas’ location provides the area with an ideal year-round climate. Cold winds are tempered in winter and warm breezes are cool in summer as they blow over the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay.

Pinellas enjoys a year-round reputation as a tourist destination with attractions appealing to singles, couples, retirees, and families. Retirement living is also important to Pinellas County’s economic health. Pinellas County’s top key business sectors are health services, tourism services, manufacturing, and financial services. Over 45,000 businesses call Pinellas County home.



This waterfront city just across from one of America’s best beaches has a walkable downtown, waterfront parks, great places to dine out, and a state-of-the-art aquarium that’s home to two of the world’s most famous dolphins. You’ll also find the Spring Training home of the Philadelphia Phillies as well as phenomenal entertainment venues – all within a short distance of that amazing beach.

A world-class aquarium with a world-changing mission. A mind-bending geodesic art museum overlooking a tranquil bay. Expansive gardens bursting with vivid blooms. The Southeast’s largest waterfront playground in downtown St. Pete. When it comes to attractions, St. Pete/Clearwater has it all.


Emerald-green waters and cool Gulf breezes. Sugar-white sand islands appear and disappear with the tides. That wonderful, free feeling of seeing birds soar overhead. The gentle sound of water dripping from your paddle. All waiting for you in Clearwater. Come and hike our lush nature parks, paddle our pristine waterways and explore our beautiful gardens. You’ll come away refreshed and carefree.


Clearwater’s arts scene looks a lot like the inside of a kaleidoscope – vividly colored and full of possibilities. This is a place where artistic expression takes place in museums, murals, beautiful galleries, local theaters, and concerts.


Restaurants abound downtown Clearwater and beyond. A local favorite, Clear Sky on Cleveland, offers a menu packed with inventive bar fare such as avocado fries and PB&J Brussels sprouts, as well as a globe-spanning menu with everything from schnitzel to ramen. Also on Cleveland Street, Downtown Pizza has an extensive Italian menu plus bar fares like wings and subs. It’s a good spot to catch a game.


Could Clearwater, 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 Clearwater area has its unique personality! Use the “View Listings” button to search homes in the area.

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The University of South Florida has transformed a community medical school, established by the Florida Legislature in 1965, into a major academic medical center known statewide and nationally for its innovative curriculum with an emphasis on improving health through interprofessional education, research, and clinical activities.

The University of South Florida has transformed a community medical school, established by the Florida Legislature in 1965, into a major academic medical center known statewide and nationally for its innovative curriculum with an emphasis on improving health through interprofessional education, research, and clinical activities.

The mission of the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida is to provide for the education of students and professionals of the health and biomedical sciences through the creation of a scholarly environment that fosters excellence in the lifelong goals of education, research activity, and compassionate patient care.

The University of South Florida is a public research university with its main campus located in Tampa, Florida; and other campuses in St. Petersburg and Sarasota. It is one of 12 members of the State University System of Florida.

A Preeminent Research University located in the heart of Tampa Bay, the University of South Florida is dedicated to empowering students to maximize their potential for lifelong success. The University of South Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

Led by outstanding faculty and professional staff, the University of South Florida conducts innovative scholarship, creative activity, and basic and translational research, and delivers a world-class educational experience promoting the success of our talented and diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. As a public metropolitan research university, USF, in partnership with our communities, serves the people of Florida, the nation, and the world by fostering intellectual inquiry and outcomes that positively shape the future – regionally, nationally, and globally.

From the gleaming minarets of Plant Hall – Tampa’s signature National Historic Landmark – to the $650 million in new facilities and technology, The University of Tampa’s globally connected campus is the beating heart of a vibrant urban oasis. A distinguished faculty and approximately 9,600 students from all 50 states and 132 countries are joined in a university ranked among the best of the best by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and The Princeton Review.

A medium-sized private university, UT offers more than 200 academic programs taught by a faculty as passionate about students’ success as they are about their areas of expertise. Championship sports, student activities, community service, honors, leadership, and study abroad programs complete an extraordinary academic experience that prepares students for anywhere a world-class education can take you.

The University of Tampa provides a variety of resources to support students in all aspects of their academic journey. The Academic Success Center is a one-stop shop that provides students with the tools they need to succeed academically.

Since 1931, The University of Tampa has provided its students with exceptional learning experiences in a global context. It is committed to supporting every student’s development and success, recruiting and promoting faculty of the highest credentials and standards of excellence, creating a supportive campus community, and engaging the larger community and world.

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


Tampa is a city on Tampa Bay, along Florida’s Gulf Coast. A major business center, it’s also known for its museums and other cultural offerings. Busch Gardens is an African-themed amusement park with thrill rides and animal-viewing areas. The historic Ybor City neighborhood, developed by Cuban and Spanish cigar-factory workers at the turn of the 20th century, is a dining and nightlife destination.

With its mix of historic architecture and modern landmarks, a culture infused with Cuban and Spanish flavors, vibrant business districts, and beautiful waterways, Tampa is a wonderful place to work, play and unwind.

Downtown is alive with urban parks, including the gorgeous Tampa Riverwalk, hip bars and innovative restaurants, and amazing restorations of turn-of-the-century buildings.

For residents and visitors alike, there’s no shortage of things to do in Tampa, whether it’s paddling along the Hillsborough River, sampling tequila at a margarita festival, enjoying a pro football or hockey game, riding a thrill-coaster at Busch Gardens, or attending an opera at the Straz Center.

Tampa is known for being a great city for all ages and tastes, offering hotel accommodations that fit any budget and catering to everyone, including families, outdoor adventure seekers, and foodies and wine connoisseurs.


St. Petersburg, Florida, long had the reputation of a sleepy little retirement town nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. There were visions of elderly residents sitting on iconic green benches downtown.

Things have changed. The beach is still white and wide. But new businesses and local economic growth have brought in white-collar workers and their families. The downtown area is alive with restaurants and nightclubs. St. Pete today trends younger and is more vibrant. No longer a sleepy retirement community, it is now very much alive and vibrant, offering excitement and fun in the sun.

Along with beautiful, award-winning beaches, St. Petersburg is home to the world-renowned Salvador Dali Museum, top-rated restaurants, and the beautiful Fort De Soto Park. The waterfront escape is a perfect family getaway with so many things to do!

St. Petersburg, which glimmers between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, is known for its warm weather and for holding the title of “most consecutive days with sunshine” at 768 days!

Downtown St. Petersburg is the city’s heart, home to great shopping, restaurants, bars, and cultural attractions. After making a stop to check out the largest collection of Dali’s work outside of Spain, swing by the Chihuly Collection on Central Avenue to witness mind-blowing glasswork.


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 small, 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.

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