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.
Matthew Karlen, M.D.
Medical Director, Florida Breast Institute
Lead Radiologist, Allegiant MD Inc
100 South Ashley Drive Suite 1500
Tampa, Florida 33602
Medical School: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Internship: Akron General Medical Center
Residency and Fellowship: Ohio State University Medical Center
Richard F. Fansler, M.D.
12955 Seminole Blvd
Largo, FL 33778
1609 Pasadena Ave. S, suite 2C
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Medical School: University of Florida Medical School, Gainesville FL
Internship and Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Michael E. Nerney, M.D.
1301 2nd Avenue SW
Largo, FL 33770
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Internship and Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
G. David Lowery, D.O.
General Surgery Residency Program Director
2039 Indian Rocks Rd
Largo, FL 33774
Medical School: Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Tulsa OK
Internship and Residency: Sun Coast Hospital, Largo, FL
Marni Mentis, D.O.
401 Corbett Street Suite 310
Clearwater, FL 33756
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