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About DaVita Medical Group

DaVita Medical Group and its affiliates have over 150 primary care offices throughout Florida. It is one of central and south Florida’s largest providers of primary health care services to people like you.  DaVita Medical Group has won numerous awards for excellence in delivering primary health care services, including:



• “Best Family Practice/Internal Medicine Practice” in the Tampa Bay area – Florida Medical Business

• Voted among “Best Places to Work,” for five consecutive years – Modern Healthcare



DaVita Medical Group is committed to the personalized care you deserve. This site allows you to preview our list of doctors, review their credentials and specialties, find the locations nearest you, or verify if DaVita Medical Group is included as an option in your current health plan.

Under our former name, DaVita Medical Group, our group was acquired by the HealthCare Partners family in 2006. In 2012, the merger of HealthCare Partners and DaVita, Inc. closed with a combined commitment to clinical excellence, patient quality of life, and physician leadership. In June 2017, we became DaVita Medical Group and confirmed our continued dedication to caring for our Florida community.



DaVita Medical Group Senior Executive Team

Barbara Allen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer DaVita Medical Group Click to open   
  

Barbara Allen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

DaVita Medical Group JSA Medical Group Senior Executive Team

Barbara has extensive experience, a successful career and shares alignment with DaVita Medical Group core values - which makes her a perfect fit for the executive leadership team. Prior to Trinity Mother Frances, she held several leadership positions with St. Vincent’s Health System in Montana and the Mayo Health System in Minnesota, including being selected as the youngest physician and first female president and CEO of the Fairmont Medical Center.

Barbara is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy where she was the first female Air Force Academy cadet to be commissioned into the U.S. Air Force Biomedical Science Corps as an aerospace physiologist in 1986. She attended medical school at the University of South Carolina and completed her family practice residency in Billings, Montana. 

Lauren Edgington, Chief Financial Officer DaVita Medical Group Click to open   
  

Lauren Edgington, Chief Financial Officer

DaVita Medical Group JSA Medical Group Senior Executive Team

Lauren Edgington is the chief financial officer (CFO) of DaVita Medical Group.  Ms. Edgington joined DaVita Medical Group in 2015 with over 16 years of financial leadership experience.  Ms. Edgington oversees all aspects of the Florida and Georgia financial operations and is a vital member of the executive leadership team, supporting the growth and advancement of the market.  Lauren is a Florida native and holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Clemson University in Applied Economics.

Tesha Simpson, DNP, NP-C, Senior Vice President, Operations DaVita Medical Group Click to open   
  

Tesha Simpson, DNP, NP-C, Senior Vice President, Operations

DaVita Medical Group JSA Medical Group Senior Executive Team

As a Market Vice President, Tesha currently has oversight of the primary care operations across the state of Florida spanning across 11 counties and caring for 95K+ Medicare Advantage lives. 

Prior to joining DaVita, Tesha worked for BayCare, an integrated health system in Florida as the Director of Quality and Process Improvement. In her role there, Tesha directed strategic planning activities for 400+ multispecialty provider practices within a health system composed of 14 hospitals and 30+ ancillary service lines.  During that time, she also worked as a Nurse Practitioner in primary care and has a passion for quality and provider-workforce satisfaction. Prior to her role at BayCare Health System, she ran the operations at a long-term care facility in Florida. 

Tesha holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Florida. She also attained her Master of Science along with a Doctorate from the University of Florida school of Nursing.