COVID-19 Update: Your health is our greatest priority. During this time we are operating our normal business hours Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. We are also offering Telephone Consultations and free Medication delivery to your home.

About Health First Primary Care

Health First Primary Care is a full-service health care resource serving Tampa, Florida, and the surrounding communities. The practice has earned a reputation for excellence in the region and is staffed by an amazing team of professionals who share a dedication to personalized, compassionate care. 

Gisela Vargas, MD, leads the practice and brings a wealth of training and experience to Health First Primary Care. Her background and training are in family medicine, and she has helped hundreds of families over two decades of integrative care practice in Florida. 

A great deal of time and effort goes into recruiting the best medical support and administrative staff. Patients can feel the difference from the first time they walk through the doors for treatment and follow-up care. 

Health First Primary Care is a warm and welcoming environment. Patients enjoy the unrushed atmosphere and the dedication to delivering one-on-one care. This isn’t a setting where patients are treated like numbers and moved through as quickly as possible; the Health First Primary Care team strives to make lasting personal connections with each patient. 

Technology also plays a central role at the practice. The best diagnostic, treatment and recordkeeping platforms are brought to the practice. Team members attend ongoing training to leverage these tools to their greatest advantage. In-house lab facilities make it easier to get the answers needed in the diagnostic phase. Patients even have access to telephone consultations and counseling, as needed. 

Available services include preventive health screenings and guidance, annual physicals, immunizations, and management of both acute and chronic health needs. Patients have access to outstanding medically supervised weight loss programs. 

If the need for specialized care arises, the Health First Primary Care team coordinates that care. The practice offers transportation to elderly patients for routine visits and if they need to see a specialist. In addition, the Health First Primary Care wellness center offers a range of educational, social, and recreational activities to enrich and expand each patient’s life.  

For those in the greater Tampa area who are searching for a health care home with unparalleled service, Health First Primary Care offers a great option. Book a visit online or over the phone to meet the team, and learn more about the role Health First Primary Care can play in your personal health and wellness journey.

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    "She really has experience as a doctor and knows what she is doing. She is also very friendly with patient and respectful."

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  • Health First Primary Care;

    208 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

    Tampa, FL 33603



    Office Hours

    Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm


    Health First Primary Care;

    7747 W Hillsborough Ave

    Tampa, FL 33615



    Office Hours

    Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm