When you need Urgent Care or Family Care in Sarasota, FL, it is good to know that our team of professionals are here to take care of you.
Eric K. Buete, MD, M.B.A. – Medical Director
Certified Medical Examiner for DOT
Civil Surgeon for Immigration Physicals
Doctor 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. Doctor 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 Urgent Care Sarasota and Lavender Health Care. Doctor Buete is board certified in family medicine.
Laura McGill, DO
Certified Medical Examiner for DOT
Certified Medical Examiner for FAA
Doctor 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. Doctor McGill is board certified in Family Practice. She is a member of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Medicine. Doctor McGill has particular experience and expertise in Osteopathic manipulative medicine and medically supervised weight loss.
Edward Blackman, MD
Doctor Blackman served adults and children in Emergency Medicine for 20 years before joining AFC Urgent Care 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.
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About Our Clinic
AFC Urgent Care Center in Sarasota is open daily 8AM-8PM Monday – Friday and 8AM-5PM Saturday and Sunday. No appointments are needed, and we accept most insurance plans. AFC Urgent Care in Sarasota treats a wide variety of issues such as cuts and bruises, sore throats, fractures, and every-thing in between. Our Walk In Clinic allows you to get hospital quality care without having to sit in an emergency room for hours, and when you can’t meet with your primary doctor.
We have on-site lab tests, x-rays, and prescriptions, with no appointments needed to get care. We’re a state-of-the-art urgent and express care center with professional medical staff on-site every day.
In case of a life threatening emergency, immediately call 911.
Formerly AFC Doctors Express
Patient Feedback & Reviews
I had first visited this Urgent Care when we arrived in Florida and I had bronchitis. The folks were great and got me back on my feet. Then I found out that I could establish a relationship with them for my primary care. Dr. Laura McGill is great. She listens and is very compassionate with her patients…
We had a pleasant experience at Doctors Express. We took our 2 year old in for an ear ache, turned out she had a bad case of swimmers ear and Dr. Eric was so kind and thorough. The front office staff was very helpful in determining our copay and getting us in quickly, even as busy as they were…
A Google User.
I went to this establishment to establish a relationship with a primary physician as I just retired here. I met Dr. Laura McGill and the staff – Stephanie, Cheryl, Lori and Britanny and I knew that I had found the right place. All were very professional and kind and made my experience an excellent one…