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Top Doctors 2022

Whether you’re hunting for a general physician to check in with once a year, or in need of a specialist who can treat your specific condition, our annual list of the area’s top doctors is where your health care search should start.


Mental Moves

The Country's Young People Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How a Local Organization Is Helping.

The program called Youth Move Suncoast opened in January and is led by youth, for youth ages 14-29. Weekly support groups, outings and mindfulness classes are held online and in person at NAMI Sarasota-Manatee's locations.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Pool season

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Around the Water This Summer

One of the owners of Aqua-Tots Swim Schools shares four simple tips to keep in mind.

05/18/2022 By Samantha Lane

Milk Matters

How Is the National Formula Shortage Affecting Sarasota Babies?

"Our community is aware of this national issue, and are ready to extend a hand," says Healthy Start Sarasota executive director Ewens.

05/17/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Tidewell Foundation Opens Labyrinth Garden at Family Grief Center in Ellenton

The outdoor space help create experiences essential to the healing of mind, body and spirit for children and adults after losing a loved one.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Health News

SMH Continues Straight 'A' Safety Streak from Leapfrog Group

The national distinction recognizes the hospital for its achievements in protecting hospitalized patients from medical errors and preventable harm.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Milk Depot

SMH Opens New Milk Depot Location in Venice

Local moms can donate breast milk to fragile, premature babies.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Have Covid-19 Antibody Treatments Gone?

Why are they gone, and what has replaced them?

05/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

No Choice

What Florida's New Abortion Restrictions Mean for Patients and Providers

"There is a real threat to people having access to care."

04/29/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

You Are Not Alone

NAMI Sarasota Opens Two New Drop-In Locations For Free Mental Health Support

Both South and North county locations offer wellness classes, support groups and connections to higher care through the "You Are Not Alone," or YANA, program.

04/27/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

It's National Minority Health Month. How Can We Support Communities of Color?

Sarasota's Multicultural Health Institute offers several ways to get involved.

04/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Should Expectant Mothers Know About C-Sections?

April is International Cesarean Awareness Month.

04/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth


New Pilates Bar To Open at Waterside Tomorrow

BodyBar Pilates will host a ribbon cutting grand opening on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

04/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Omeza Collagen Matrix Now Available to VA Hospitals, Clinics

Omeza Collagen Matrix is a wound care matrix comprised of hydrolyzed fish collagen infused with cod liver oil.

04/14/2022 By Staff

The Pandemic

Here's What to Expect When Getting Your Second Covid-19 Booster

Sarasota residents who've already gotten it share their experience.

04/13/2022 By Samantha Lane

Fast Track

Center for Sight Adds New Eye Surgeon

Dr. Priya Mathews specializes in cataract, cornea and refractive surgery.

04/11/2022 By Staff

Health News

Physician Opens New 'Culinary Medicine' Practice in Sarasota

Dr. Sneha Pallegar is board-certified in internal medicine.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Heart Failure and Can it Be Treated?

Dr. Chippy Nalluri from Heart Specialists Sarasota shares her insight into new drugs and guidelines for those suffering from heart failure.

04/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

First 1000 Days Launches 'Plant, Grow, Bloom!' Campaign

The campaign will raise awareness about the initiative and the tools available to families.

03/30/2022 By Staff

Health News

SMH Breaks Ground on Behavioral Health Pavilion

The ceremony included remarks from Target Corp. chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, who with his wife Martha donated $10 million to support the pavilion.

03/30/2022 By Staff