Physician Investigators

Physician Investigators

Suncoast Clinical Research partners with local physicians in Pasco and Pinellas counties to conduct clinical trials.

The following doctors serve as Investigators for many of our research studies:


Peter D. Candelora, M.D.
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Cathy Barnes, M.D.
Family Medicine

Antonio Piñero, M.D.
Endocrinology

Anna Szafran-Swietlik, M.D.
Endocrinology

Mei Chang, M.D.
Cardiology

Sanford N. Plevin, M.D.
Endocrinology

Robert L. Smith, Jr., M.D.
Gynecology

Gary M. Goldstein, M.D.
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Syed N. Hasan, M.D.
Internal Medicine

Werner Jauch, M.D.
Cardiology

Peter A. Rossi, M.D.
Cardiology

Robert C. Urban, Jr., M.D.
Opthalmology

Lusiana Loman, M.D.
Endocrinology

Farrukh Zaidi, M.D.
Rheumatology

Ania E. Janicka, D.O.
Endocrinology

Jesus Penabad, M.D.
Endocrinology

Laura Tonjes Muller, M.D.
Opthalmology

Hugo Perez, M.D.
Gynecology

Jose L. Calderon, M.D.
Gynecology

M. Sami Mughni, M.D.
Rheumatology

Visal Numrungroad, M.D.
Nephrology

Adam Grunbaum, D.O.
Rheumatology

Zahid Akram, M.D.
Pulmonology

Vikram Atit, M.D.
Neurology

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