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Our Team.

Our dedicated teams of medical professionals are here to help meet your healthcare goals and provide preventative care well to help keep you healthy. 

Nathalia Mesa


Dr. Nathalia Mesa is a board-certified family medicine physician who has been practicing for over 19 years. She attended medical school at CES University in Medellin, Colombia and University of California, Los Angeles. She completed her residency at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton, California. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Mesa originated from Columbia and is fluent in Spanish and English. She completed her social service year in the military base located in a small rural community of 11,000 people in Sucre, Colombia. She has specialized in working with underserved population in urgent and primary care. She is experienced treating a variety of conditions including diabetes and hypertension. Dr. Mesa is intent on providing her patients undivided attention in order to help each person lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

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Sophia Stefano

Nurse Practitioner

Sophia Stefano is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and a Board Certificated Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with honors from South University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was accepted into Tampa General Hospitals critical care rotational program and completed their ICU residency nurse program.  During her time with TGH she worked in their neonatal and neuro intensive care units. In 2017 Sophia was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for a second time when she graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on Family Practice. Sophia is a 3rd generation nurse and caring for others is a huge part of who she is. She takes pride in advocating and educating her patients on their healthcare needs.  Her passions include health maintenance, preventative medicine, and nutrition. When Sophia is not providing exceptional, evidence based care she is spending time with her children and family.

Maureen Blais-Gestrich, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Certified

Maureen Blais-Gestrich is a certified Physician Assistant who has been in practice for 20 years. She attended Johnson and Wales University for her Associate of Science degree, Valencia Community College for her Associate of Arts degree, and finally Nova Southeastern University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree. Maureen is highly familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of multiple disease states and health concerns. She specializes in family medicine, has knowledge of cardiology, and has an emphasis on Preventative healthcare all while exhibiting excellent bedside manner to all her patients.  Maureen is very passionate about her work and strives to provide excellent healthcare for those under her care. 

Margaret F. Rinaca

Physician Assistant, Certified

Margaret F. Rinaca is a certified Physician Assistant who is licensed in Florida. Margaret has been in practice for more than 10 years and has spent most of her career working in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care settings. She obtained her Master of Science in Physician Assistant degree from Nova Southeastern University. She specializes in Family Medicine with a focus on health and wellness. Margaret has a passion for procedures and providing patients with a positive healthcare experience. She is very professional, personable, and enthusiastic about her work. Margaret seeks to put her patients and their healthcare needs first.   




7013 S Tamiami Trail 
Sarasota Florida 34231

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