Physician Partners of America Opens First Phase of Space Coast Medical Pavilion

Friday, July 27, 2018 General News
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Pain management clinic will relocate from Rockledge

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla., July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tampa-based Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is proud to

announce that it will open the first phase of a 30,000-square-foot Merritt Island Medical Pavilion on Monday, July 30.

PPOA's local pain management practice will move from its Rockledge location to the new state of the art facility, 450 E. Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, Fla., 32953. it is the site of a former Circuit City store.

"This move will serve two purposes. It will allow us to serve more patients in the Space Coast market and make it more convenient for patients to get multiple services in one place," said PPOA Chief Operating Officer Josh Helms.

Future Expansion

The next phase of the development will be a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center expected to open in mid-November. The center intends to partner with orthopedics, ophthalmology, spine, and other specialties within the Merritt Island market.

The final phase of the construction will include a catheterization lab, pharmacy, laboratory, and imaging services.

Rockledge Clinic to Close

The company's Rockledge facility, at 211 Coral Sands Drive, will permanently close its doors at the end of the business day on Friday, July 27. Its pain management physicians, Drs. Jorge Fernandez-Silva and Sheldon Cho, will begin seeing patients on July 30 at the medical pavilion. Their practice will be renamed Physician Partners of America Pain Relief Group – Merritt Island.

There will be no disruption of service to current patients of Drs. Cho and Fernandez-Silva. Medical records will immediately move to the pavilion. Service hours will continue to be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Patients can make appointments by calling 321-735-6220. The fax will remain 321-507-4638.

About Physician Partners of America

Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is a fast-growing national healthcare company committed to fighting the opioid epidemic through interventional pain management and cutting-edge treatment modalities. It manages operations of a wide range of medical practices and ancillary services. These include pain management, minimally invasive laser spine surgery, orthopedics, primary care, psychological services, personal injury and Workers' Compensation. It also operates AAAHC-accredited ambulatory surgery centers and procedure suites. Its ancillary division includes imaging, intraoperative neuromonitoring, medical supply distribution, pharmacies, a COLA-accredited high-complexity quantitative toxicology lab, and a COLA-accredited pharmacogenomics lab.

For more information, please visit or call (855) 953-6567.


SOURCE Physician Partners of America

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