Meet Our Practitioners

David S. Ballestas, M.D., P.A.

Education:
University of Illinois
September, 1968 - March, 1972
B.A. in Social Anthropology

Universidad de Cartagena, Cartegena, Colombia, South America
January, 1975 - December, 1980
Physician & Surgeon

Cook County Hospital
Chicago, Illinois
July, 1981 - June, 1984
Residency in Internal Medicine

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Michael Lawson, MSN ARNP-BC FNP

Graduate Education:
Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Masters of Science; Family Nurse Practitioner
Sigma Theta Tau-International Nursing Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi-Selective Honor Society of Superior Academic Scholarship

Undergraduate Education:
Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Honors: Cum Laude
Sigma Theta Tau-International Nursing Honor Society
Omicron Delta Kappa-International Leadership Honor Society.

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Stephanie Knapp, MSN, RN, NP-C

Education and Certifications:
NP-C, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2015
Master of Science, Adult Gerontology Nursing, 2014
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 2010

Clinical Experience:
LoCicerio Medical Group/Elizabeth Straka, ARNP (180 hours)
Complete Health of Tampa Bay/Vera Saprounova, MD (180 hours)
Florida Primary Care Associates/Ian Musgrave, MD (180 hours)

Professional Experience:
Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL 2010 to 2014
Registered Nurse, Primary Care

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