Photo Caption (LtoR): The expanded team of primary care physicians at Cleveland Clinic Florida Wellington includes Shari Robins, MD, Jessica Garcia, MD, Sarah Mitchell, DO, and Giovanni Spatola, MD.
Cleveland Clinic Florida Wellington, which opened to patients in the spring, has expanded its team of family medicine and internal medicine specialists who provide primary care services for adults and children six and older. Jessica Garcia, M.D., and Giovanni Spatola, M.D., who helped open the new office located in the Village Green Center at 2789 S. State Road 7, are joined by Shari Robins, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.P., and Sarah Mitchell, D.O., M.S.
“Opening our first location in western Palm Beach County has been a crucial step in meeting the needs of our patients and the communities we serve,” said Wael Barsoum, M.D., CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic Florida. “We’ve assembled an excellent team of primary care physicians who are committed to delivering exceptional, high quality care to the Wellington community.”
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Florida, Dr. Garcia was medical director for an urgent care provider in Plantation and Pinecrest, Fla. She is a graduate of St. Matthews University School of Medicine in the Cayman Islands, and completed her family medicine residency at St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Spatola joined Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2012 and was previously practicing full-time from its Palm Beach Gardens office. A graduate of Medical University of the Americas – Nevis, he completed family medicine residencies at University of Florida, SHANDS in Jacksonville, and at Florida Hospital in Orlando. While he’s been seeing patients part-time in Wellington since the office opened, he will transition to full-time in late September.
Previously, Dr. Robins was medical director for a primary care medical group for seniors in Delray Beach, Fla. She serves as an affiliate assistant professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. After graduating from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. Robins completed her internal medicine and pediatrics residency at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, where she served as chief resident.
Dr. Mitchell is the most recent addition to the primary care team at Cleveland Clinic Florida Wellington. She moved to Florida from Saint Paul, Minn., where she was a physician with the Oakdale Family Medicine Clinic. After graduating from Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Mitchell completed her family medicine residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Fla., serving as chief resident.
Appointments for primary care and cardiology services can be scheduled at Cleveland Clinic Florida Wellington by calling 1-877-463-2010 or by visiting www.clevelandclinicflorida.org.
About Cleveland Clinic Florida
Cleveland Clinic Florida is a nonprofit, multi-specialty, academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. With locations in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Parkland, West Palm Beach, Wellington, and Palm Beach Gardens, Cleveland Clinic Florida has more than 250 physicians with expertise in 55 specialties. The medical campus is fully integrated and includes diagnostic centers, outpatient surgery and a 24-hour emergency department located in the state-of-the-art hospital. Cleveland Clinic Florida ranked #1 among the best hospitals in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and fourth in Florida in US News & World Report’s 2018-2019 ranking of Best Hospitals metro area rankings. Cleveland Clinic Florida is an integral part of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where providing outstanding patient care is based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Physicians at Cleveland Clinic are experts in the treatment of complex conditions that are difficult to diagnose. For more information about Cleveland Clinic Florida, visit www.clevelandclinicflorida.org. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.