The Villages Health
The Villages Health
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Dr. Ashok Ojha
Now Accepting New Patients

Getting Personal Care is a Deeply Personal Decision

Let Us Help You Make the Best Choice

Choose Your New Primary Care Physician (PCP)

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.

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.

Now Accepting New Patients

Sobia Ahmad, MD

Pinellas Care Center
Hometown
Long Island, New York
Medical School
St. Matthews University
Internship / Residency
SUMMA Barberton Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Lubna Aslam Rashid, MD

Brownwood Care Center
Hometown
New York, New York
Medical School
Khyber Medical College
Internship / Residency
Mt Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Codie Crew, MD

Pinellas Care Center
Hometown
Valley Stream, New York
Medical School
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Internship / Residency
TriHealth - Bethesda Family Medicine Residency Program
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Suzanne Graham-Hooker, MD, FAAFP

Mulberry Grove Care Center
Hometown
Kingston, Jamaica
Medical School
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Internship / Residency
Florida Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Sweny Gulati, MD

Creekside Care Center
Hometown
Lady Lake, Florida
Medical School
University of Florida, College of Medicine
Internship / Residency
UF Health Shands Hospital, University of Florida Department of Medicine
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine

Susan Hill, MD

Colony Care Center
Hometown
Reston, Virginia
Medical School
University of Puerto Rico
Internship / Residency
University of Puerto Rico
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Jerry K. Jones, DO, MS

Brownwood Care Center
Hometown
Lemon Springs, North Carolina
Medical School
Nova Southeastern for Medical
Internship / Residency
Westchester General Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Michael Kalter, MD

Mulberry Grove Care Center
Hometown
Chicago, Illinois
Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Internship / Residency
Marshfield Clinic/St. Joseph’s Hospital

Frank Melidona, DO

Santa Barbara Care Center
Hometown
Youngstown, Ohio
Medical School
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship / Residency
Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Osteopathic Family Practitioners

Kerry-Ann Miller, MD

Mulberry Grove Care Center
Hometown
Miami, Florida
Medical School
Meharry Medical College
Internship / Residency
Greenwich Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine

Uyen Ahn Nguyen, DO

Colony Care Center
Hometown
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Medical School
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship / Residency
Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center, St. Luke’s Hospital
Board Certified
American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Smita Ojha, MD, MS

Creekside Care Center
Hometown
Patna, India
Medical School
Patna Medical College
Internship / Residency
Mayo/St. Cloud Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Ashok Ojha, MD, MBBS, MRCP

Santa Barbara Care Center
Hometown
Patna, India
Medical School
Patna Medical College
Internship / Residency
Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine

Denise Ollivierre, MD

Colony Care Center
Hometown
Leesburg, Florida
Medical School
Howard University College of Medicine
Internship / Residency
Howard University Hospital Cabrini Medical Center
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine

Netrali Patel, MD

Colony Care Center
Hometown
Jupiter, Florida
Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine
Internship / Residency
St. Vincent's Family Medicine Residency Program
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine

Joseph Rizzi, DO

Creekside Care Center
Hometown
Brooklyn, New York
Medical School
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship / Residency
St. Lucie Medical Center
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine

Saul Rosenblum, MD

Santa Barbara Care Center
Hometown
Auburn, New York
Medical School
State University of New York at Upstate Medical Center
Internship / Residency
The Genesee Hospital
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine

Lori Wemlinger, MD

Santa Barbara Care Center
Hometown
Bloomington, Illinois
Medical School
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Internship / Residency
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine

Ashley Wood, MD

Creekside Care Center
Hometown
Rochester, New York
Medical School
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship / Residency
NH Dartmouth Family
Board Certified
American Board of Family Medicine
Taking care of your health and well-being has never been easier. Meet with a patient service representative who can help you schedule an appointment with your new primary care physician.

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, 60, 30 and 20-minute appointments, Saturday clinics 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*.

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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
  • Dr. Burgess made me feel very relaxed and very confident. I knew he was listening to me. Marie Dufour
    Patient at Brownwood Care Center
  • Dr. Amad is incredible. She'll take time with you. Dr. Ahmad called me - a personal phone call - after office hours. I have never had a doctor call me on their own time. I think that's exceptional care. That's The Villages Health. Don Eriksson
    Patient at Pinellas 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

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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

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