Nextera Healthcare – Tampa #4

Nextera Healthcare’s direct primary care membership for individuals, families and businesses provides a convenient, cost-effective solution for those looking to get more out of their primary care coverage.

Nextera Healthcare providers offer year-round, comprehensive adult and family primary care services, including but not limited to:

  • Acute care and chronic disease management
  • Allergy evaluation and management
  • Dermatology
  • Mental health, including treatment for depression, anxiety and other mood disorders
  • School, sports and workplace physicals
  • Sleep hygiene assessments and support
  • Stress management
  • Treatment of sprains, lacerations and broken bones
  • Weight management and health risk assessment
  • Women’s health
  • Well checks for infants and children
  • Preventive health care
  • Same-day appointments or next-day appointments based on medical need.
    Please call 911 in the event of a medical emergency.

In addition to the services above, Nextera Healthcare membership offers patients:

  • After-hours care for more urgent medical needs (non-life threatening emergencies)
  • Remote or virtual access to physicians via email or phone if you are busy or traveling
  • Deeply discounted imaging and laboratory services

* The list of medical services offered may be subject to change

Our Providers

Christopher Salud, MD

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Christopher Salud, MD


Christopher Salud, MD, was born and raised in Central Florida. He attended Davidson College with a degree in Political Science. After college, he started working in clinical research in breast cancer at the Moffitt Cancer Center. He was motivated to pursue a career in medicine and went on to complete a second Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences at the University of South Florida where he also received his Medical Doctorate. He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has always had an interest in sports and fitness and their influence on health. He completed his Fellowship in Sports Medicine through the University of South Florida. He has maintained Board Certification in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine since completing his training. With dual certification in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, his goal is to help patients optimize and maintain their health first by incorporating appropriate diet and exercise into their lifestyle. He has worked with professional sports teams such as the Tampa Bay Rowdies where he served as their Head Team Physician from 2013 to 2017. He has served as a Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Rays since 2017. He has learned how proper nutrition and exercise, can optimize physical and mental performance. He brings these same concepts to the patients he sees in his clinic, whether aspiring amateur athletes, weekend warriors, or looking to improve their health.