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Persona Healthcare Direct – Tampa

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 at Tampa Bay Direct Care Network 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 at Tampa Bay Direct Care Network
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

John Sosa, MD

Tampa
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John Sosa, MD

Tampa

John Sosa, M.D., is a native of suburban Detroit and is double Board Certified in Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree in Anthropology-Zoology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and went on to attend the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten. He returned to the Detroit area and did three years of General Surgery residency at St. Joseph Mercy-Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, MI then moved on to a Family Medicine residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI where he was Chief Resident his final year. He remained in the Detroit area for several years, working at urgent care centers, opening a Medical Spa and then returned to doing primary care. Dr. Sosa moved to Florida in 2009 to take a primary care position with BayCare Medical Group in Westchase, where he practiced comprehensive primary care to teens and adults for over nine years. In 2017, he was part of the inaugural class to become Board Certified by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. In 2019, he started his own Direct Primary Care Lifestyle Medicine practice, Elevânt Health, where he passionately focuses on lifestyle modification to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic diseases. Dr. Sosa is an avid sports and movie enthusiast, fitness fanatic and follows a pure plant-based diet. He is the proud father of two beautiful daughters.