Private Physicians of SouthWest Florida
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Six Great Doctors, Seven Board Certifications, Over 160 Years Combined Experience


Double Board-Certified Specialist

GARY M. PRICE, MD, FACP - Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Clewiston - FLBoard Certifications: Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine; National Board of Medical Examiners
Fellow: American College of Physicians
Fellowship-Trained: Gastroenterology, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Miami Hospitals, Miami, FL
MD: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Member: American College of Private Physicians (Board of Directors), American Academy of Private Physicians (Past President & Chairman of the Board), Florida Medical Association, Lee County Medical Society
Awards: Phi Beta Kappa, Castle-Connolly America’s Top Doctors, Concierge Medicine Today Top Doctors

“I was always fascinated by the scientific complexity and diversity of internal medicine, which requires extensive knowledge of the entire human organism. Today, I most enjoy helping healthy people stay healthy and helping ill people get healthy again.

“My philosophical focus is on being proactive about preventive medicine. It’s about better health through wellness planning. My patients have easy and immediate access to me any time for medical guidance without delay. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art medical care in a personalized, punctual, unhurried and respectful manner. In other words, the best healthcare available, with no compromises or excuses. Because that’s what you deserve.”

In his spare time, Dr. Price enjoys tennis, boating and physical training. He is married with three grown children and two dogs.


Double Board-Certified, Internal Medicine & Preventive Medicine Specialist

DAVID L. WEST, MD - Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Clewiston - FL Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Preventive Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center-Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY; Georgetown University-DC General Hospital, Washington, DC
Residency: Preventive Medicine-Public Health, Palm Beach County Health Department, West Palm Beach, FL
MD: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Member: American College of Physicians, Lee County Medical Society, Florida Medical Association
Awards: Phi Beta Kappa, Castle-Connolly America’s Top Doctors

“Internal medicine and preventive medicine are the most interesting and academically challenging specialties, which involve extensive direct patient contact. There’s an ongoing need to attend medical conferences and keep up-to-date with the latest medical research and clinical guidelines. I enjoy the direct face-to-face contact with our patients.

“Ideally, I like to educate patients about the best approach to screening for disease, assessing risk and implementing rapid and appropriate intervention to reduce risk and provide early treatment once disease is discovered. I aim to give my patients my undivided attention for all their medical needs with easy access to care and coordination of referrals to specialists and medical centers when necessary.

“As part of a concierge practice, I have unlimited time to spend with patients so I can provide them with the most attentive and innovative medical practice available. This is my passion in life!”

Dr. West also enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. When his schedule allows, he loves to explore Australia.


Board-Certified Family Physician

ANDREW J. OAKES-LOTTRIDGE, MD, FAAFP - Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Clewiston - FLBoard Certification: Family Practice, American Board of Family Physicians
Fellow: American Academy of Family Physicians
Residency: Family Medicine, Saint Vincent’s Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
MD: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Member: American Academy of Family Physicians, Florida Academy of Family Physicians, Lee County Medical Society - Past President, Florida Medical Association, American Academy of Private Physicians, American College of Private Physicians
Awards: Appreciation Award, Lee County Medical Society; Certificate of Recognition, Lee County; Senior Friendship Centers; Resident-Teacher of the Year, Saint Vincent’s Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program

“I like the diversity of patients, from young ages to great-grandparents. The complexity and variety of medical issues mean that I get to learn something with my patients every day. In addition, I love the opportunity to teach my patients to help them take more ownership of their health. The diversity of healthcare also requires a level of lifelong learning that we must continue if we are to provide quality care for our patients. Every year, I spend hundreds of hours reading and attending conferences to make sure I am providing the most up-to-date information for my patients. This keeps it interesting and exciting.

“My philosophy is to always treat my patients the way I want to be treated. I like to remind them that I work for them, and while I may not always tell them what they want to hear, I will always tell them what I would want to hear if our positions were reversed. This exchange of information can also best be done in an environment of mutual respect and support, which we work hard to maintain in our office.”

In his spare time, Dr. Oakes-Lottridge enjoys physical activities of almost any kind: biking, running, hiking and sailing with his wife and four children – even though the kids outpace him. He also enjoys traveling with his family and “staycations” at his home in Fort Myers.


Board-Certified Family Physician

Raymond J Carrelle, MD, MBA -  Bonita Springs, FLBoard Certification: Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine; American Board of Family Physicians
Residency: Family Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
MD: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fl
MBA: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Executive MBA Program, Troy, NY
Member: American Academy of Family Physicians
Awards: Teaching Preceptor of the Year – Albany Family Practice Residency Program, Predoctoral Teaching Award – Albany Medical College

“Wellness is defined as a healthy balance of mind, body and spirit. The constant pursuit of living life to its fullest potential. I feel this embodies my philosophy towards medicine. My goal is to help my patients achieve this balance by creating a partnership of caring, trust and respect with them. While managing chronic health problems is essential, I have felt that medicine is truly about prevention, education and collaboration with my patients to help them achieve their health goals. Through good nutrition, physical activity and available screening tools, I feel I can help my patients strive towards that definition of wellness. I take a holistic approach to the care of my patients as health is not just the absence of disease. My approach is to treat people the way I would want myself and my family to be treated."

In his spare time, Dr Carrelle enjoys travelling, kayaking, snorkeling, spending time with his wife and 2 Puggles.


Board Certified Internal Medicine

Christine Orlowicz, MD -  Fort Myers, FLBoard Certifications: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey
MD: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey
Member: American College of Physicians, Florida Medical Association

“I believe that to provide the best care possible it is essential to build a meaningful relationship with each patients by investing the time and effort required to know them well. I also believe in emphasizing preventive medicine as well as good nutrition and lifelong physical activity as important parts of our health. In addition, I enjoy taking the time to educate my patients about their diseases, and partnering with them to achieve the best results possible“

“In her spare time, Dr Orlowicz enjoys staying physically active, including completing triathlons, playing ice hockey and scuba diving. She also enjoys traveling, and just sitting down with a good book and her three cats.“


Triple Board-Certified, Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Medical Examiners

STEPHEN RABEN, MD -  Fort Myers, Sanibel, FLBoard Certifications: American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, National Board of Medical Examiners
Residency: Southern Illinois University
MD: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Member: American Association of Family Physicians, Illinois State Medical Society, St Clair County Medical Society, Lee County Medical Society
Awards: Phi Beta Kappa, SIU Distinguished Alumni Award, Phi Theta Kappa

“My goal as a physician is to effectively guide my patients on their lifelong journey to peak health through holistic care, addressing their physical, mental and spiritual well-being throughout their lives.“

“To accomplish this goal, it is essential to thoroughly understand each individual, delving into the intricacies of their lives and unique needs. This understanding enables me to tailor my approach, ensuring that interventions are not only timely but attuned to their specific circumstances.“

“Concierge medicine at Private Physicians of SWFL is the ideal platform to achieve these objectives, as it enables me to spend virtually unlimited time with my patients, fostering a collaborative effort to enhance and maintain their health. In his free time, Dr Raben enjoys a healthy and active lifestyle, kayaking, strolling the beach and traveling with his wife, and spending quality time with his three boys and daughter in-law.“

Discover the true meaning of direct medical practice at Private Physicians of Southwest Florida, a concierge healthcare practice. If you are looking for a family practice doctor or an internal medicine doctor, call 239-415-1111 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at one or our conveniently located offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, and Clewiston.


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9722 Commerce Center Court
Fort Myers, Florida 33908

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24810 Burnt Pine Drive Suite 3
Bonita Springs, Florida 34134

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2407 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, Florida 33957

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111 Ponce De Leon
Clewiston, Florida 33440

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