Construction Begins on New Lakewood Ranch Dental Building

Halfacre Construction Company began construction on the latest corporate building for Dental Care Alliance in Lakewood Ranch in mid-October.

10/24/2016 Research by staff

Health care

New Partner Joins Plastic Surgery Practice

Dr. Robert Hillstrom recently partnered with Dr. Harry Wright in his Sarasota-based facial plastic surgery practice to create Hillstrom Wright Plastic Surgery.

10/10/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Dermatologist Joins Local Practice

Dr. Gregory Polar recently joined Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.

10/07/2016 Research by staff

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Sports Medicine Doctor Joins Orthopedic Practice

Steven Page, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Orthopedic Associates. He has worked as a team physician for the Miami Hurricanes, the Miami Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

10/06/2016 Research by staff

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Hospice House Planned for Lakewood Ranch

Tidewell Hospice, a nonprofit that operates seven hospice houses between Port Charlotte and Ellenton, has announced plans to build and operate a new hospice house in Lakewood Ranch.

10/04/2016 Research by staff


New Wellness Center Coming to South Sarasota

Dr. Sera Balderston recently leased 3,000 square feet of medical space in the building at 2206 Jo An Drive, Sarasota.

09/29/2016 Research by staff


Medical Visualization Company Acquired By Atlanta Tech Company

Sharecare, a digital health management company, announced Thursday that it is acquiring Sarasota's BioLucid.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

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Congress Approves $1.1 Billion to Fight Zika

After months of inaction, Congress on Thursday approved $1.1 billion in federal funding to fight the Zika virus.

09/29/2016 Research by staff


Chiropractor Leases Space for New Main Street Office

Dr. Jonathan Jones of ChiroStandard recently leased 1,200 square feet of retail space on Sarasota's Main Street.

09/27/2016 Research by staff

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Tennessee Titans Hire Local Orthopedic Consultant

Dr. Daniel Lamar, a sports medicine specialist and orthopedic surgeon with Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management, was recently hired as the lead orthopedic consultant for the NFL's Tennessee Titans.

09/22/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New Physician Joins Vein Clinic

Dr. Federico Richter recently joined the Vein Center at Bradenton's Erasers & Erasers Body Enhancement Center.

09/15/2016 Research by staff

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New Surgeon Joins Local Practice

Dr. Andrés O’Daly, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle treatments, recently joined Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management.

09/12/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Forty Carrots Hires New Child, Family Therapy Supervisor

Forty Carrots Family Center recently hired Dr. Rosemary Cullain as the agency's new clinical supervisor for child and family therapy services.

09/06/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Ophthalmology Practice Implants Newly Approved Lens

Center for Sight for the first time recently implanted the newly approved TECNIS Symfony intraocular lens, which restores glasses-free vision to patients with cataracts.

08/31/2016 Research by staff

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Sarasota is Fertile Ground for Clinical Trials

A writer with COPD checks out one of Sarasota’s many clinical trials.

08/31/2016 By Robert Bowden

Health care

Bradenton Dental Company Featured on TV Show

Carolyn Primus, the president of Bradenton's Avalon Biomed Inc., will be featured on the television show Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland.

08/30/2016 Research by staff

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Local Prescription Company Begins Selling Discounted Junior EpiPens

Canada Med Services, a locally owned discount prescription sourcing company, is selling junior EpiPens for $180, three times less expensive than the brand’s list cash price.

08/30/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Mental Health Nonprofit Appoints New Executive Director

Jeffrey Standring was recently named Mental Health Community Centers' new executive director.

08/26/2016 Research by staff


Zika Researchers Estimate 400 Non-Travel-Related Cases Before End of Summer

Biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions are estimating that the number of non-travel-related Zika infections in Florida could reach 400 before the end of the summer.

08/24/2016 Research by staff

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Neuropathy Clinic Opens

Drs. Brent Rubin and Steven Weinshel opened the second Neurogenx Nerve Center on the Gulf Coast in Sarasota in mid-June.

08/23/2016 Research by staff