Providers


Eric K. Buete, MD, M.B.A. – Medical Director

Certified Medical Examiner for DOT

Civil Surgeon for Immigration Physicals

Dr. Buete received a Bachelor of Science (BS) from the University of Florida and then a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of South Florida. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Bayfront Medical Center and then earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from USF. He is board certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing urgent care since 1997. Dr. Buete has been consistently recognized for his high level of patient care and ability to manage large patient volumes. He has also used his combined business and medical training in various ways throughout his career, such as serving as a Medical Review Officer for Bayfront, as Chairman of the St. Anthony’s Hospital Institutional Review Board, and now as Medical Director of AFC/Doctors Express Sarasota and Lavender Health Care. Dr Buete is board certified in family medicine.

Laura McGill, DO

Certified Medical Examiner for DOT

Certified Medical Examiner for FAA

certificate1Dr. McGill received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Walsh University in Ohio. She received a Doctorate of Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) in Bradenton, FL and completed her residency in Family Medicine and OMT at St. Petersburg General Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. Dr. McGill is board certified in Family Practice. She is a member of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. McGill has particular experience and expertise in Osteopathic manipulative medicine and medically supervised weight loss.

Edward Blackman, MD

Dr. Blackman served adults and children in Emergency Medicine for 20 years before joining AFC/Doctors Express in 2010. He previously was in private practice in New Jersey for over 30 years. He received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Temple University and a Doctorate of Medicine from Temple University. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the US Naval Hospital in Philadelphia.

Franchising Information

For Franchising information call Rick Kimsey at 941-539-5000