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Our Story - About Us

We are a group of doctors with a common goal. We want to bring about great quality, affordable medical care to the Bradenton and Manatee County area. Our doctors are experts in their fields, and work hard every single day to keep you and your family healthy! If you want the best medical services available, you've found the right place. Welcome to Best Coast Internal Medicine - the only choice for a happy, healthy lifestyle!

Our Doctors - Meet the Team

Time to meet the crew and learn about who we are! Our doctors and support staff are some of the best medical professionals around! We have complete confidence that you'll love our team - we do!

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Dr. Jorge Hernandez

MD

Dr. Hernandez was born in Cuba and moved to the U.S. at the age of 9. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Universidad Central Del Este in San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Hernandez specializes in Internal Medicine, is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine,  and has over 20 years of experience in his field. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing, kayaking, and sporting clays. Above all, he enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, and his 3 beloved dogs. In addition, he has practiced in Florida since 1993, and has held staff positions at Manatee Memorial Hospital and Blake Medical Center. He is always welcoming new patients!

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Dr. Waguih El Masry

MD

Dr. El Masry is an Egyptian native who moved to the U.S. after completing his medical schooling as well as his post-gradudate rotating internship at the University of Alexandria, Egypt. In addition to his schooling, Dr. El Masry is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He enjoys spending time with his family and enjoys sports. Dr. El Masry has more than 20 years of medical experience, and specializes in Internal Medicine practices. He has affiliations with Manatee Memorial Hospital as well as Blake Medical Center, Complex Care Hospital, and multiple skilled nursing facilities in the area. New patients are more than welcome here!

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Dr. Leslie Gomez

DO

Dr. Leslie Gomez graduated with her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biological Science from Florida International University in Miami. After that, she attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. She is also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Next, she completed her Traditional Osteopathic Internship as well as her residency in Internal Medicine at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has affiliations with Manatee Memorial Hospital as well as Blake Medical Center. Dr. Gomez enjoys spending time with her dog and family, and is always happy to take on new patients and new challenges.

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Dr. Sean Nonnemaker

DO

Dr. Sean Nonnemaker graduated with his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biomedical Science from USF in Tampa. Following that, he received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton. He then completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and is a part of the Florida and American Osteopathic Medical Associations. He is also certified to administer cosmetic Botox, and has affiliations with Manatee Memorial Hospital as well as Blake Medical Center. Dr. Nonnemaker enjoys running, as well as spending time with his wife and children. Dr. Nonnemaker is always accepting new patients!

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Dr. Lisa Shannon

DO

Dr. Shannon completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at University of South Florida in Tampa Florida, then progressed to obtaining her medical degree at A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, AZ. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Manatee Memorial Hospital, where she remained faculty and teaching attending for the residents for five years. She is board certified in Family Medicine through the American College of Osteopathic Physicians.  She is now accepting patients at a new location.

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Megan Fallon

ARNP, FNP

Megan Fallon is an ARNP with 10 years of acute and critical care nursing experience. She attended the State College of Florida where she earned her Bachelor's of Science. She later attended South University in Tampa where she earned her Master's of Science in Nursing. She enjoys painting and crafts, loves being a mom, weekend football, and good books. She joined our team in 2017, and is happy to be working alongside a group of "compassionate, intelligent, and honest medical professionals."

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Maher Khalaf

ARNP

I have worked in an acute care setting for over 6 years, attended University of South Florida for both bachelors and masters. I do have specialized training in cardiac and vascular care of patients. I am interested in taking care of patient’s wide variety of acute and chronic illnesses including disease prevention. I am excited to be apart of a growing team of excellent providers. I enjoy spending time with my wife and family, staying active, and enjoying life as it comes.

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