About Us

As a National Health Service Corps Site, First Choice Kid Care promises to:

  • Serve all patients
  • Offer discounted fees for patients who qualify
  • Not deny services based on a person’s Race, Color, Sex, Age, National Origin, Disability, Religion, Gender identity, Sexual orientation or Inability to pay
  • Accept insurance, including Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Sliding Fee Scale

Costs for essential services are offered based on family size and income.

Same Day

Appointments are available the same day of request at all locations pending daily schedule.


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Some interesting facts about First Choice Kid Care & Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida...
During 2017,
43,547 children
received primary medical and dental services.
Family Health Centers dedicated staff of doctors and midwives delivered a total of
1,329 babies in 2017.
We remain true to our mission by caring for over
2,700 migrant and seasonal farm workers and their families
, as well as over 3,200 homeless individuals in 2017
In total, we employ over
healthcare workers.


Dr. Frank Mazzeo Jr.

President & Chief Executive Officer
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Jorge Quinonez, MD

Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
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Theresa Buchanan

Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
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Robert Palussek

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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David Koester

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
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Nick Roller

Vice President and Chief Information Officer
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Carrie A. Poulsom, PharmD, CDE

Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer
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Daniel Griffith

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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