Primary Care Doctor

Primary Care Doctor Lake Wales and Davenport, FL

What is Primary Care ?

Dr. Sunil K. Nihalani, MD is a gastroenterologist, internal medicine & primary care doctor in Davenport & Lake Wales. He has more than 19 years of diverse experience. He is affiliated with local hospitals, including Heart Of Florida Regional Medical Center, Lake Wales Medical Center and Winter Haven Hospital. He cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including Ridge Medical Associates, LLC.

What is a primary care physician (PCP)?

A PCP is a specialist in internal medicine, family medicine or pediatrics who provides initial care to the patient at the first point of care and takes ongoing responsibility for the patient’s comprehensive care.

Sunil Nihalani, MD

  • Internal medicine and gastroenterology
  • Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India, 1990
  • Residency in Internal Medicine: St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, 1997
  • Fellowship Training in Gastroenterology: University of Vermont, Burlington, 1998
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1997
  • In practice since 1998
  • Past Chief of Medical staff at Lake Wales Medical Center (2010-2012)
  • Physician of the Year 2013, Lake Wales Medical Center
  • Staff Privileges at: Lake Wales Medical Center, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, Winter Haven Hospital

Accepted Insurances

  • Advantra
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Coventry
  • Medicaid (not accepting new patients)
  • Polk Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Care Plus
  • Great West
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Wellcare
  • Beechstreet
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Freedom Healthcare
  • Optimum Healthcare
  • Tricare

Practice Locations

405 S 11th St Lake Wales,Florida 33853-4202

2209 North Blvd, Suite A Davenport, FL 33837

Phone: (863) 679-8000

Fax: (863) 679-8008

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday –9:00 AM-12:00 PM


What do our primary care physician do?

Besides treating common symptoms such as aches, pains and colds, our primary care doctors:

  • Provide ongoing care for most diseases except very uncommon or unusual ones
  • Monitor your health against your lifestyle goals over time, something called health promotion.
  • Educate patients about preventing chronic diseases, such as restricting sugar and carbohydrate intake if you have prediabetes or increasing your physical activity if you’re at higher risk for heart disease
  • Provide appropriate screening for conditions such as breast cancer, colon cancer, cervical cancer, osteoporosis as recommended by the United States preventive services task force
  • Prescribe appropriate immunizations for conditions such as pneumonia, influenza, hepatitis A and B, shingles etc, as recommended by guidelines from CDC

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