The Villages Health
Book an Appointment Call 352-205-4032
Request an Appointment Call Now 352-205-4032

Choose Your New Primary Care Physician

In-Person and Telehealth Visits Available Close to Your Home

Request an Appointment Today

Experience the Difference at The Villages Health

Doctor giving medical advice

Selecting a primary care physician is a deeply personal decision. After all, your personal doctor and his or her team is responsible for ensuring you get the right care, coordinating with specialists on your behalf, and keeping you healthy and out of the hospital.

When you choose Medicare Advantage and a board-certified primary care physician (PCP) at The Villages Health, you will experience a truly unique health care model. You gain a personalized care team on a mission to keep you healthy and heal you quickly.

You do not need to be a resident of The Villages® community to become a patient at The Villages Health.

Our passion for patient satisfaction has earned The Villages Health a world-class Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 95 in 2021. * NPS is a gold standard customer experience metric using a range of -100 to 100+ with anything over 80 considered “world class”.

*Based on Net Promoter Score (NPS) September 2021. NPS is a gold standard customer experience metric using a range of -100 to 100+ with anything over 80 considered "world class".

Now is the Right Time to Choose a New Doctor

If you are ready to experience a truly unique health care model, now is the time to make a change. Our primary care physicians are not only passionate about providing exceptional care, but they also have diverse backgrounds, top-notch academic credentials and proven expertise that you won’t easily find outside of The Villages Health.

Welcoming New Patients with Select Plans

Sara Ishaq, MD

Creekside Care Center
Hometown

New York City, New York

Medical School

UNIBE

Internship / Residency

Flushing Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Kenechi Anuligo, MD

Lake Deaton Care Center
Hometown

Los Angeles, California

Medical School

American University of the Caribbean

Internship / Residency

University of Wisconsin - Wausau Family Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Janaki Samaraweera, MD

Lake Deaton Care Center
Hometown

Daytona Beach, Florida

Medical School

St. George's University School of Medicine

Internship / Residency

Texas A&M University

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Stacy O’Dowd, MD, FAAFP

Mulberry Care Center
Hometown

South Lyon, Michigan

Medical School

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Internship / Residency

Ascension Providence Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Jeff Snyder, MD

Santa Barbara Care Center
Hometown

Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Germany

Medical School

Creighton University, Omaha, NE; University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Internship / Residency

St. Anthony's Family Medicine Residency, Denver, CO

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Our Physicians Attended Medical Schools Across the Country

Four Reasons to Choose a Primary Care Physician at The Villages Health

Convenience

Same-day sick appointments, 30-60 minute appointments, Saturday EZ‑Care Clinic at our Creekside location and little to no wait times – all within a few miles from your home.

Coordinated Care

Onsite labs, x-rays and testing, easy access to medical records, and seamless coordination with specialists.


Exceptional Service

Friendly faces to greet you, luxurious amenities and cozy visit rooms, with a special focus on making you feel welcome and comfortable.

First-Class Quality

Over 40 board-certified doctors with a focus on keeping you healthy and out of the hospital – putting us in the top 1% for quality care in the entire nation*.

Call 352-205-4032 Request an Appointment
The Villages Health Patient Testimonials Quotes
  • The minute I walked into The Villages Health, I was very impressed. They want the best. They have a vision. When I met Dr. Rizzi, I knew he was going to be my doctor forever. Donna Joy
    Patient at Creekside Care Center
  • I chose Dr. Ojha because of his experience and because of his caring attitude. He's on a mission to make sure that I'm the best that I can be. Bob Grable
    Patient at Santa Barbara Care Center

Accepted Medicare Advantage Insurance Plans

Florida Blue Medicare Advantage Plans

BlueMedicare Classic
(HMO) H1035-019

BlueMedicare Select
(PPO) H5434-002

BlueMedicare Choice
(Regional PPO) R3332-001

Find an Agent

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Plans

UnitedHealthcare The Villages MedicareComplete 1
(HMO) H1045-025

UnitedHealthcare The Villages MedicareComplete 2
(HMO-POS) H1045-027

AARP MedicareComplete Choice
(Local PPO) H2406-016

AARP MedicareComplete Choice Plan 2
(Regional PPO) R7444-003

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Walgreens
(HMO C-SNP) H1045-048-004

Find an Agent

Humana Medicare Advantage Plans (Effective 2022)

Humana Medicare Advantage (Effective 2022 - accepting plans for residents living in select zip codes in Sumter, Lake and Marion Counties.)

Find an Agent