About us

PROUD TO SERVE THE TAMPA BAY AREA

Professional Health Care of Pinellas is an internal medicine and family care practice. We have Board Certified Physicians on call 24 hours, 7 days a week to best serve our patients whether it be in office, hospital, nursing homes or various long term care facilities. Our highly trained support staff of Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Registered Nurses along with our Physicians offers superior care, understanding and treatment to our patients and their families.

The emphasis in our practice is to deliver high quality care at the point of service by physicians that are able to communicate with the patient, employer and insurance personnel. We believe that medical care whether urgent or routine can be provided at a fair and reasonable cost without large medical bills or compromising care.

Insurance Plans – PHC of Pinellas accepts most insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid. We will file your health, auto, or workman’s comp insurance and we accept Letters of Protection (LOP). If you have any questions, please call our scheduling department; they will be happy to assist you.

MEET OUR FOUNDER AND CEO

Fadi Saba, M.D.

Dr. Fadi Saba was born in Lebanon. He attended American University of Beirut and received his MD degree in June, 

MEET OUR DEDICATED PHYSICIANS

Amir Aldabagh, M.D

Dr. Aldabagh attended the University of Michigan-Flint, where he triple-majored in Honors Biology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology,

Sam Samarrai, M.D.

Tatiana Arkhipenko, M.D

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Arkhipenko joined Professional Health Care of Pinellas, LLC in 2011 as a hospitalist.

Nadine Azzi, M.D.

Kerry-Ann Cadogan, M.D.

Joseph Ciszewski, D.O.

Dr. Joseph Ciszewski is an Internal Medicine physician originally from Rochester, NY.

Michael Coleman, M.D.

Leonard Confident, M.D

Dr. Confident joined Professional Health Care of Pinellas, LLC in May 2013. He attended St. Christopher’s College of Medicine in GA

Chris Cooke, D.O.

Gerardo Garcia, M.D.

Dr. Garcia has been in practice for over 30 years, having graduated from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Argentina in 1983

Hisham Hanai, M.D.

Dr. Hisham Hanai, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in St Petersburg, Florida and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field.

Kaela Harron, D.O.

Rabee Korbaj, M.D.

Dr. Korbaj is from Syria and graduated from Damascus University School of Medicine in 1999

David Lim, D.O.

William McGrogan, M.D.

Pedro Morales, M.D.

Dr. Pedro Morales is a Family Medicine specialist in St. Petersburg Florida, with over 35 years of experience in the medical field.

Joseph Paruolo, M.D.

Jennifer Peterson, M.D.

Bernard Philippe, M.D.

Dr. Phillipe is an Internal Medicine Specialist in St Petersburg, Florida. He graduated from American university of Antigua College of Medicine.

Wayne Sherman, D.O.

Damon Stafford, D.C.

Dr. Stafford graduated from Life University in 2000. 

Andrew Weitzman, M.D.

Luis Ycaza, D.O.

Noushin Yazdani, D.O.

Dr. Noushin Yazdani is an Internal Medicine Specialist in St Petersburg, Florida.

MEET OUR DEDICATED ALLIED HEALTH PROVIDERS

Nicole Addison, APRN

Nicole graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Tampa in May 2014, and began work at Professional Health Care of Pinellas

Cirly Aleyas, APRN

Frank Amato, APRN

Board Certified, Frank Amato has been with Professional Health Care of Pinellas, LLC since 2003

James Andjelic, APRN

Safiya Arthur, APRN

Virginia Basnight, APRN

Patrick Bengston, APRN

Brittnai Boldt, APRN

Bonita Clark, APRN

Terrie Green, APRN

Charlotte Hernandez, APRN

Krystle Jaynes, APRN

Tiffany James, APRN

Wendy Kehl-Wood, APRN

Wendy Kehl-Pruett is a board certified Adult health nurse practitioner. She graduated with dual masters in nursing education

Urvi Patel, APRN

Kristen Ryan, APRN

Steven Reyes, PA

Steven received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Scott Rolston, APRN

Board Certified, Scott graduated from University of South Florida in August, 2010. He has been working for Professional Health Care of Pinellas

Keith Romanov, APRN

Regina Shears-McCloud, APRN

Nora Siegel, APRN

Melissa Stanilka, APRN

Diana Tiwari, APRN

Heather Tyson, APRN

MEET OUR DEDICATED LEADERSHIP TEAM

Abby Saba, CFO

Elie Ayyub, Accounting & Facilities Manager

Sue Adair, Human Resources

Soratree Charoenthongtrakul, Director of Research

Mike Eby, Operations Manager LTC

Bill Fuller, Quality Manager

Donna Williamson, Director of Nursing

Fadi Saba, M.D.

Dr. Fadi Saba was born in Lebanon. He attended American University of Beirut and received his MD degree in June, 1993. He completed his Residency at Good Samaritan Hospital, John Hopkins System, in Baltimore, MD in 1996. Dr. Saba started Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc. in St. Petersburg in 1997. His practice includes office, hospital, nursing home, and facility visits. Dr. Saba is a member of American College of Physicians, The American Board of Hospital Physicians, The American College of Ethical Physicians, American Medical Association, Pinellas County Medical Society and Florida Medical Association.

He is a diplomat of The American Board of Internal Medicine and The American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care. He serves on the board of several hospitals and nursing facilities and is active on hospital committees. He is medical director of several nursing facilities and home health care companies in St. Petersburg. Dr. Saba has served as Chief of Staff and Chief of Department at multiple hospitals as well. Dr. Saba speaks fluent English, French, and Arabic.

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Amir Aldabagh, M.D

Dr. Aldabagh attended the University of Michigan-Flint, where he triple-majored in Honors Biology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, and Interpersonal Communication. After graduating from American International School of Medicine, he attended Internal Medicine residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center. After engaging in medical entrepreneurship for 2 years, he has returned to patient care. He enjoys singing, soccer, sand volleyball, traveling, exploring diverse cuisines, and spending time with family and friends.

Tatiana Arkhipenko, M.D

Board Certified in internal medicine, Dr. Arkhipenko joined Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc in 2011 as a hospitalist. She graduated in June 1987 from Krasnoyarsk Medical Academy in Russia. Prior to working for Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc, she completed a three year residency in internal medicine at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in NY, she also worked as an internist at Krasnoyarsk Regional Hospital for Invalids of Wars in Russia from 1991-2001.

Joseph Ciszewski, D.O.

Dr. Joseph Ciszewski is an internal medicine physician originally from Rochester, NY. He attended Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lynchburg, Virginia and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of South Florida- Northside Hospital in Saint Petersburg. As an internist, Dr. Ciszewski specializes in the diagnosis and management of chronic medical conditions in adults.

 

Leonard Confident, M.D

Dr. Confident joined Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc in May 2013. He attended St. Christopher’s College of Medicine in GA, where he completed his education in Family Practice. Dr. Confident is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine.

In his free time, he likes to read, go to the beach, and workout at the gym.

Gerardo Garcia, M.D.

Dr. Garcia has been in practice for over 30 years, having graduated from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Argentina in 1983. After practicing for 8 years in his home country, he completed a 3 year residency in Internal Medicine and then a 3 year cardiology fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY.

Dr. Garcia entered private practice in South and Central New Jersey for several years, where his activity included office and hospital patients in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology, a part of multispecialty practice.

In 2001, he relocated with his family to Florida where for 12 years; he practiced as a non-invasive cardiologist for a local group. During this period, he was also involved in teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, and cardiology fellows.

In March 2014, Dr. Garcia joined Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc, where he works mostly as a hospitalist, returning to his roots of Internal Medicine as well as applies his training in cardiology. Dr. Garcia is bilingual and lives with his wife and beautiful 9 year old daughter in St. Petersburg.

Dr. Hisham Hanai, M.D.

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Dr. Hisham Hanai, M.D. is a Family Medicine Specialist in St Petersburg, Florida and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ain Shams University, Faculty Of Medicine medical school in 1986.  He is Board Certified in Family Medicine.  Dr. Hanai is fluent in English, Arabic, and Spanish.

Rabee Korbaj, M.D.

Dr. Korbaj is from Syria and graduated from Damascus University School of Medicine in 1999. He completed his residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center affiliate Weil Medical College Cornell University, Brooklyn, New York in June, 2007. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Korbaj became employed with Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc. in September, 2007. He enjoys living Florida because of the good weather and the medical practice opportunities. Dr. Korbaj divides his time between an office practice, hospital and some long term care facilities. His personal interests include reading, watching sports and exercising. He enjoys reading medical journals and attending workshops and seminars to stay updated on the newest medical developments.

Dr. Pedro Morales, M.D.

Dr. Pedro Morales is a family medicine specialist in St. Petersburg Florida, with over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated in 1979 from Southwestern University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the Bayfront Family Practice Residency Program. He is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Morales speaks fluent English and Spanish. He enjoys all sports and spending time with his family.

Dr. Bernard Phillipe, M.D.

Dr Phillipe is an Internal Medicine Specialist in St Petersburg, Florida.   He graduated from American University of Antigua College of Medicine.   He has been practicing since 2015 serving as an advocate for chronic disease management, health maintenance and disease prevention.   He is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Haitian Creole.  His personal interests are reading, music, playing guitar, trumpet and piano, and writing short stories.  

Damon Stafford, D.C.

Dr. Stafford’s graduated from Life University in 2000. Since that time he has practiced in Florida with primary focus on symptomatic relief, followed by corrective restoration from conditions such as headaches, peripheral neuropathy care, sciatica, disc herniation treatments, and many other musculo-skeletal complaints. He continues to go to multiple seminars to keep up to date with the latest Chiropractic techniques, and advances in research to insure his patients have the most recent information so they can make an informed decision when it comes to their health.

Dr. Noushin Yazdani, D.O.

Dr. Noushin Yazdani is an Internal Medicine Specialist in St Petersburg, Florida. She graduated with honors in 2015. Having more than 5 years of diverse experiences, especially in Internal Medicine.   

Nicole Addison, APRN

Nicole graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Tampa in May 2014, and began work at Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc shortly after. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

She likes to spend time with friends and family during her free time.

Frank Amato, APRN

Board Certified, Frank Amato has been with Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc since 2003. He graduated from St. Louis University in Missouri, in January 2001.

In his free time, Frank likes to spend time with his friends and family.

Wendy Kehl-Wood, APRN

Wendy Kehl-Pruett is a board certified Adult health nurse practitioner. She graduated with dual masters in nursing education, and adult health nurse practitioner from University of South Florida in 2005. Prior to working for Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc., Wendy worked as an ICU/CCU RN for 17 years, and for Infectious Disease Consultants in St. Petersburg. She has also maintained her Critical Care Certification for the past 10 years. Wendy joined Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc in November, 2007.

Steven Reyes, PA

Steven received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He completed his graduate degree at Texas Tech University Health Science center. He is certified with the American academy of cosmetic physicians, for dermal fillers and neuro-modulators. He has worked in family medicine in El Paso, Dallas, and Boston and is fluent in English and Spanish. Steven Reyes started working at Professional Health Care of Pinellas in October 2011.

Scott Rolston, APRN

Board Certified, Scott graduated from University of South Florida in August, 2010. He has been working for Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc since 2011. Prior to working for Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc, he held the position of Director of Nursing at Oak Manor Senior Living Community.

When not caring for patients, Scott enjoys spending time with friends and family.