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. 

Joseph A. Sassano, D.O.

Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Joseph Sassano is our Medical Director and has over 20 years of experience in family practice, emergency medicine, orthopedics, and industrial medicine. He is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice since 1992. He attended Ohio State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northeast Missouri State University with a bachelors in biology. Dr. Sassano completed his Doctorate of Osteopathy in 1985 at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and finished his internship at Southeast College of Osteopathy. He is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice.

Maureen Blais-Gestrich, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Certified

Maureen Blais-Gestrich is a certified Physicians Assistants 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 Physicians Assistants 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