Meet Dr. Alfonso Espinel, MD at PrimeHealth Urgent Care in Florida
Dr. Alfonso Espinel, MD is a board-certified family medicine physician. He is dedicated to delivering the most compassionate and high-quality medical to patients of any age group at PrimeHealth Urgent Care. For more information, please contact us or request an appointment online.
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What is the educational background of Dr. Espinel?
What other expertise does Dr. Espinel have?
What are the achievements of Dr. Espinel?
What are Dr. Espinel’s top areas of care?
What are the practice objectives of Dr. Espinel?
What is the practice philosophy of Dr. Espinel?
Is Dr. Espinel accepting new patients?
Does Dr. Espinel accept my insurance?
Dr. Espinel graduated from medical school in 1997. He is board-certified in family medicine. He attended Catholic University in Ecuador and the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, followed by a preliminary general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, NY, and Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. He completed his Family Medicine residency in Montgomery, AL, and for more than 15 years has been practicing emergency medicine.
Dr. Espinel is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He holds certifications in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Basic Life Support.
He serves as a member of the Government Relations Committee for the Florida Academy of Family Physicians and has served as a physician for Turning Points, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free medical care to the homeless in Manatee County.
He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Florida Academy of Family Physicians, Manatee County Medical Society, Parrish Civic Association, Manatee Chamber of Commerce, and the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce.
After many years working as an emergency room physician, Dr. Espinel realized that there was a need to provide better and more efficient care to patients. He understands that he is able to provide many of the same services in an urgent care setting at ten times less than what it would cost in an emergency room and be able to see walk-in patients within 15 to 45 minutes, as opposed to an emergency room where waiting times are usually more than two hours. He is proud to bring his experience and feels privileged to be able to serve the Parrish, Ellenton, Bradenton, Palmetto, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Sun City communities, and all other surrounding areas at his new facility, PrimeHealth Urgent Care. He and his staff are committed to providing the most compassionate and quality care to people of all ages.
To keep our patients out of the emergency room by providing the most affordable, highest quality, and efficient healthcare.
Dr. Espinel says, “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
Yes, Dr. Espinel is accepting new patients in his clinic. Contact us for more information.
Most major insurances are accepted by Dr. Espinel at PrimeHealth Urgent Care. Please contact us or come see us for additional information. We will work with you to verify your insurance so you know exactly what you’re getting.
Dr. Espinel has lived in the Bradenton area since 2013 and is married to Sonia Espinel. They have three boys, Alfonso, Andrés, and Sebastian.