Breast Care


Medical Director & Physicians

If diagnostic imaging shows a need for a biopsy, we will assist you in making an appointment with a surgeon affiliated with the Florida Breast Institute. These surgeons have committed to seeing our patients within 48 hours of receiving an appointment request.

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Matthew Karlen, M.D.

Medical Director, Florida Breast Institute
Lead Radiologist, Allegiant MD Inc

100 South Ashley Drive Suite 1500
Tampa, Florida 33602
(727) 584-7666

Medical School: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Internship: Akron General Medical Center
Residency and Fellowship: Ohio State University Medical Center

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Richard F. Fansler, M.D.

12955 Seminole Blvd
Largo, FL 33778
(727) 584-9500

1609 Pasadena Ave. S, suite 2C
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
(727) 302-9000

Medical School: University of Florida Medical School, Gainesville FL
Internship and Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

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Michael E. Nerney, M.D.

1301 2nd Avenue SW
Largo, FL 33770
(727) 581-8767

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Internship and Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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G. David Lowery, D.O.

General Surgery Residency Program Director

2039 Indian Rocks Rd
Largo, FL 33774
(727) 584-7666

Medical School: Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Tulsa OK
Internship and Residency: Sun Coast Hospital, Largo, FL

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Marni Mentis, D.O.

401 Corbett Street Suite 310
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 474-0205

Medical School: DesMoines University Osteopathic Medical Center
Residency: Sun Coast Hospital and Bay Pines VA Medical Center
Fellowship:Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship:Metropolitan Medical Center