Midway Specialty Care Center
(772) 464-9746
Mon-Thur 9am-5pm
Fri 9am-3:30pm
Moti Ramgopal MD FACP FIDSA CPI - Anamaria Rodriguez MD - Darla Bagwell Arnp - Jennifer Kuretski DNP - Lauren Leeflang PA-C
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About Midway Specialty Care Center

Our goal is to create a collaborative not-for-profit practice that will serve the community’s needs and exceed customers’ expectations through our customized approach to patient care services. We strive to provide high-quality medical and pharmaceutical services incorporating natural and pharmacological approaches to wellness. We promise our patients the utmost in professionalism and provide quality health care which will focus on the latest in proven treatment options.

Your Midway Specialty Care Center healthcare providers have an over-all plan for you, which includes your medical appointments, primary care appointments, lab tests, and many other services. When you participate in all of these parts, you are engaged in your care.

Our reliable staff at Midway Specialty Care Center is trained in the guiding philosophy of excellence in patient care and treatment and we all share the same concerns for the clients.

Our staff also includes:

Moti Ramgopal, MD FIDSA FACP CPI,

Consultant Physician /Director Associates in Infectious Diseases; Director of Research Martin Health Systems Director; Founder Midway Immunology and Research Center and the not-for-profit Midway Specialty Care Center; Asst. Professor Medicine Florida State University Medical School; founder of Asvins.org

Dr. Moti Ramgopal is an infectious disease specialist in Fort Pierce, and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Martin Health Systems. He received his medical degree from University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Ramgopal is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified in Infectious Disease, Fellowship trained in Infectious Diseases, and Certified Principal Investigator for clinical research.

His Midway Immunology and Research Center clinical team treated 300+ HIV and Hepatitis C patients for free at a savings to the community of more than $5,000,000 to date, giving patients access to cutting-edge treatments not available to the general public.

Dr. Ramgopal was awarded the Top Physician honor by Treasure Coast Newspapers in 2014. He founded the 501 c-3 Midway Specialty Care Center the same year to enhance access to treatment for all patients living with chronic diseases and Hepatitis and HIV. Midway Specialty Care Center's ( MSCC) focus is to treat the whole patient, making staff is wholly accountable for a patient’s physical and mental health care needs. MSCC patients have access to in-house behavioral health care services, Rx medicine management, Nutrition services and wellness, acute and chronic care, as well as access to treatment and drugs through our in-house pharmacy.He is also recognized as a top Infectious Disease Doctor in the country by US News and World Reports.

He received his medical degree from University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Education & Medical Training

Suzan E. Zimmer, DO

Dr. Suzan Zimmer attended medical school from 1989-1993 at Nova Southeastern University. She completed a three year Family Medicine Residency from 1993-1996. After the completion of her Family Medicine Residency in 1996 she moved to Fort Pierce, FL.
In 1996 Dr. Zimmer worked for Florida Community Health Center Inc., where she stayed for 6 years as Clinical Director. In 2002 she went into private practice and has since remained in private practice. Dr. Zimmer has staff privileges at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and at St Lucie Medical Center. Dr Zimmer has served on Medical Executive Committee at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center for the past 8 years.

Darla Bagwell, ARNP-C, AAHIVS

Ms. Bagwell graduated from the University of Tampa with a Master of Science in Nursing and is a board certified adult nurse practitioner. She holds a certification as an HIV specialist from the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Ms. Bagwell joined Midway Specialty Care Center in 2013 at the advent of the direct acting antiviral era for the treatment of hepatitis C. Ms. Bagwell provides treatment for HIV, hepatitis C, pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis, post-exposure HIV prophylaxis, sexually transmitted infections, and primary care. Ms. Bagwell enjoys spending her free with time with her husband and her two daughters.

Jennifer Kuretski, DNP, ARNP, NP-C, AAHIVS, CCRP

Jenn primarily practiced as an advanced registered nurse practitioner in the field of infectious disease. She has provided infectious disease consultations in the inpatient as well as outpatient clinical settings. Dr. Kuretski has a particular interest in retroviruses such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This interest and clinical experience led her to obtaining specialty certification as an American Academy of HIV Medicine, HIV Specialist. She has been involved in over 50 clinical trials in the field of infectious disease. She previously served as adjunct faculty at the University of Miami in the M.S.N. and D.N.P. programs at the School of Nursing. Dr. Kuretski is a family nurse practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She currently serves as a Nurse Practitioner, seeing patients in primarily, the outpatient setting

Lauren Leeflang , PA-C

Lauren Leeflang is a Board Certified Physician Assistant.

Lauren was only two semesters away from graduating with a Bachelor of the Arts in Anthropology from the University of Florida when she enrolled in a Medical Anthropology course. From that moment on, she was fascinated by the societal and cultural influences on healthcare and medicine, leading her to immediately enroll in Florida Atlantic University’s Pre-Health Professions Post-Baccalaureate program upon the completion of her degree. It was there that she learned more about the Physician Assistant profession and the nationwide shortage of primary care providers.

She graduated with honors from the Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program in Orlando, Florida, where she earned her Masters of Medical Sciences. As a PA, Lauren is passionate about primary care, and appreciates the diverse clinical challenges of HIV and other infectious diseases.
A self-described “food nerd,” Lauren spends much of her free time in the kitchen trying new recipes, or brewing beer with her husband. She also loves gardening, the beach, and her adorable dog, Kona.

Tracy Britcher, ARNP

Tracy is a lifelong resident of Fort Pierce and has 15 years experience in the medical field. She achieved her goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner in 2011. Prior to that, she worked as an registered nurse. In addition to her time spent seeing patients at our Primary Care Practice, Tracy visits many patients to provide care for them in local nursing homes and assisted living facilities as well.

"I love my career and love people. I love that I am able to give back to people and make a difference in healing others," Tracy said.
She also has privileges and practices at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce.

Sue Wood, Pharmacy Manager

She has more than 25 years of pharmacy experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Long Island University College of Pharmacy in New York and then attended University of Florida for her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She is also a licensed consultant pharmacist in the State of Florida.
She has worked in various fields of pharmacy including hospital, retail and long-term care, as well as owning an independent pharmacy and natural health center. She enjoys pursuing her passion of improving health and well-being as a part of the team at Midway Specialty Care Center.

Sue Wood is a member of the Florida Pharmacy Association, American Pharmaceutical Association and American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She has a PCCA Certification in Aseptic Compounding and Immunization Certification.

Mihir Patel, Clinical Pharmacist,

has been a pharmacist since 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from K.L.E.’S College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, India. He is also a licensed pharmacist in the states of Florida and Texas.

Mihir’s past pharmaceutical experiences include Industrial Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Product Development, Marketing and Retail Pharmacy. He developed products (creams, ointment & tablet) for the global generic market, specifically for Indian market and developing countries. He enjoys the experience at Midway Specialty Care Center where he interacts with patients and provides Medication Therapy Management (MTM). This is a service that benefits patients by helping them to organize their medications, avoid drug complications, improve their medication knowledge, and improve their adherence and utilization of medications. This results in a reduction of drug duplication, harmful side effects and drug interactions. His aim is to optimize drug therapy and improve therapeutic outcomes for Midway Specialty Care Center’s patients.

Certifications: Florida State License, Texas State License, APhA Certified Immunizer and APhA Certified MTM – “Train-The-Trainer”.

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