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Palm Harbor Medical Center brings together four of Florida’s most outstanding internists in Dr. Arthur Polin, Dr. Hugh Rutledge, Dr. James Fischer, and Dr. Cynthia Roever, to provide residents across the northwest Tampa corridor with a comprehensive menu of adult health care services as well as special expertise in geriatric care. Our physicians all have access to the state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities of Florida Hospital North Pinellas, which is located approximately 10 minutes away by automobile. As active and engaged members of the Palm Harbor community, our entire staff values the opportunity to help you maintain the healthy and enjoyable lifestyle you deserve.

Read about each of our physicians below, and feel free to contact us at 727.786.1673 for more information or to schedule an appointment at your convenience. Alternatively, you are welcome to fill out an appointment request form here, and a member of our office staff will contact you as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest in our practice!

Arthur Polin, MD

Dr. Polin is board certified in internal medicine and has been in practice for more than 35 years. He is a founding physician of Palm Harbor Medical Center and the Medical Director of Florida Hospital North Pinellas Physician Group.

Hugh Rutledge, MD

Dr. Rutledge is an internal medicine physician who has been in practice for more than 40 years. He specializes in conditions affecting middle aged adults and seniors.

James Fischer, MD, FACP

Dr. Fischer is a board-certified internal medicine physician with additional board certification in geriatric medicine. He has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years and is an elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Cynthia Roever, MD, FACP

Dr. Roever is a board-certified internal medicine physician with additional board certification in geriatric medicine. She is a native of Tarpon Springs and is an elected fellow of the American College of Physicians.