Doctor on Location
Cheryl Jones is board certified in Family Medicine. In 1995 she moved to the Tampa Bay area after completing her Family Medicine Residency program in her hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. Dr. Jones has worked as an urgent care physician since 1998. Throughout her career, she has worked in many different geographical locations which included delivering babies and hospital care in North Dakota and working as only 1 of 2 doctors on the remote Hawaiian island of Lanai. Her student years were spent in the fast paced Elmhurst Hospital in the heart of Queens, New York, as well as the busy Prince George's Hospital in Maryland on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., and rural clinics around Guadalajara, Mexico. She has done extensive study in preventive care and nutrition and completed the UCLA course in Acupuncture. She speaks Spanish.
Dr. Jones is caring and compassionate. She is a great listner and will hear out all your complaints with attention. She will make sure you get the proper attention throughout your visit at our clinic. She is capable of treating all ages from 1 year old and above.
Her current hobby is flower gardening. She began the study of painting at age 10 and now uses silk and wool fibers to create pieces of art. Maintaining physical fitness and family fun involves group runs, triathlons, yoga, scuba diving and snorkeling.
All in all, Dr. Jones' diverse background has provided her with a wide array of medical and life experiences that she uses to help each of her patients on a daily basis.
About Dr. Dennis Kay, M.D.
Dr. Dennis Kay is the newest addition to Urgicare Tampa, LLC. Dr. Kay graduated with MD degree from USF and finished his post graduate surgical/flexible Internship from Eastern Virginia graduate school of medicine, Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Kay comes with a very extensive ER background, family medicine and urgent care. Besides been a Physician for over 40 plus years Dr. Kay is also entrepreneur. He holds more than 25 Patents developing medical devices. Soft spoken and knowledgeable, he is very well liked by his patients. A resident of South Tampa he treats patients from 1 year old to Senior citizens.
Our new Doctor
Dr. Hamisu Salihu, MD has joined Urgicare Tampa, LLC. Dr. Salihu is double Board Certified in Occupational Medicine and General Preventive Medicine. He is also certified MRO. He holds various MD's and PhD degrees. He graduated as Doctor of Medicine (MD), from University of Saarland, Germany. Obtained Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Perinatology, from University of Saarland, Germany. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology, College of Public Health, from University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Internship, at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ. Preventive Medicine Residency, from Emory University, Atlanta, GA. and Obtained his Fellowship in Preventive Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He speaks English, French, German, Arabic, Hausa (African). He is comfortable seeing patients from age 2 and upwards. Urgicare feels proud to have him as one of our staff physician.
Dr. H. Nagamia, MD. He is a well known leader in medical community, a cardiovascular surgeon at Tampa General Hospital and Brandon Community Hospital. He has served Tampa Bay Community since 1969.He won Hillsborough County Best Physician of the year Award for 2011. Now he is directing and leading Urgicare Tampa as CEO. He has been residing in Tampa Bay area for last 35 years.
Dr. Wali Khan, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, a well known cardiologist and leader in the field. He is serving Tampa Bay Community in Pasco County for last 30 years. He is Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. As Medical Director of Urgicare Tampa he is directing quality medical care. His motive is to make Urgicare Tampa the center of excellence.
Mr Zulf Gokak is the full time Manager of Urgicare Tampa. His career includes 24 years with leading walk in clinics in Tampa Bay area as Laboratory Manager. He has been providing consulting services to various Urgent care services throughout Tampa bay area. With all the mergers, acquisitions and downsizing going on in Urgent care area he decided to move on to new start up clinics who still value patient care over profits. He knows the pulse and the needs of the community. He is Certified in laboratory and has extensive experience in Drug testing,workman's comp and Pre employment physicals. He is a Microbiologist by profession with Law degree and diplomas in Business Management, Medical technology and Computer Networking. He is a dedicated and selfless individual. Besides winning numerous awards and certificates for work achievements he has featured in leading local newspaper. He is driven and committed to make Urgicare Tampa the best clinic in Tampa Bay area. You can reach him at the clinic Monday through Friday between 9 am to 5 pm.