Our Physician's AssitantsBoard Certified Physician's Assitants
Nisha Patel, PA-C joined Southwest Florida Medicine in March of 2019 and is a board certified Physician Assistant. She earned her physician assistant degree at Salus University located in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida. Nisha was born and raised in Kissimmee, FL and started her medical career as an emergency room medical scribe at the East Orlando Florida Hospital. Nisha exhibits great compassion, excellent listening skills and respect towards her patients. In her free time, Nisha enjoys spending time with family, dancing, traveling and crafting.
Ryan Richardson is a native of Toledo, Ohio and a 2006 graduate of the University of Findlay Physician Assistant Program. He has 14 years experience as a PA, having worked in Allergy/Immunology Hospital, as well as geriatric and internal medicine for over 10 years, specializing in nursing home and house calls since 2010. He brings his experience and passion for senior care to Southwest Florida Medicine to better serve the Bradenton area. His interests include nature, hiking, opera, and restoring historic homes.