Meet Our Providers

Get to know our caring, professional medical team

40+ Years of experience

At Phoenix Medical Centers we devote ourselves to your health.  Our team of highly qualified, board-certified, and licensed medical professionals have years of experience, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands.
Dr. Luis Angel Velasco, MD
Chief Physician
Dr. Velasco completed his Family Residency program at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, where he obtained his Diplomate for the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Velasco went on to become Associate Director for Wayne State Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, where he taught in the residence program.

Dr. Velasco then joined the United States Air Force, where he served as a Major in the Family physician department. There, Dr. Velasco received the United States Air Force Commendation Medal. After serving in the United States Air Force, Dr. Velasco became an associate program director for Family Medicine at the University of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. There, Dr. Velasco received an Honorary Osteopathic M.D. degree for his excellent dedication. At the same time, Dr. Velasco served as an adjunct assistant clinical professor for the School of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner Program) for the University of Texas, Arlington.
Dr. Ndidi Nwamu-Laguerre, DO
Medical Director
Dr. Ndidi, originally from New York, graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM). She also completed a Master’s in Business Administration, and furthered her career by obtaining her fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dual board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Ndidi offers both knowledge and compassion when caring for her patients. Dr. Ndidi is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association, the National Kidney Foundation, the ASN, the Renal Physicians Association, and the American College of Physicians.
Ismara Hernandez, APRN 
Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner
Mrs. Hernandez graduated from EDP University of Puerto Rico with her BSN and her Master in Family Nurse Practitioner from Miami Regional University.

A former tennis champion, Mrs. Hernandez enjoys playing tennis and reading books in her free time. She is also fluent in both Spanish and English.

Why Us?

Phoenix Medical Centers delivers world-class care at your convenience. We provide comprehensive primary care and lab testing in our office or on-site at your Tampa Assisted Living Facility.  Our outstanding medical team, in-house lab, flexible scheduling, central location, and transportation service make it easy for you to get the quality care you need.

Transportation Available

Phoenix Medical Centers offers Medicare patients convenient transportation to and from our facilities. We can accommodate people with special needs or disabilities.

24/7 On Call Assistance

At Phoenix Medical Centers, availability and fast response are our hallmarks. For non-emergency care, you can call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bilingual Doctors & Staff

Phoenix Medical Centers works to eliminate language barriers. Our doctors, nurses, and other staff are sensitive to speakers of other languages and most are fluent in Spanish and English. 

Comprehensive Healthcare Services

Phoenix Medical Centers is your one-stop primary care solution, offering comprehensive care in our office or on-site at your assisted living facility.
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Multiple Insurances

We accept 5 of the major traditional Medicare insurances, including Aetna and Wellcare. We also accept major commercial insurance services, including Cigna and others.
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20+ Years of Experience

At Phoenix Medical Centers, our award-winning, board-certified doctors and licensed staff have decades of experience. You can rest assured that you are getting the best possible care.
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Contact Us

Phoenix Medical Centers provides everything our patients need to help them improve their quality of life. Feel free to visit our office during business hours at 3645 W. Waters Ave. Tampa, FL 33614
3645 W. Waters Ave.
Tampa, FL 33614
PHONE: (813)
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