Medical – Barter Exchange Services Sarasota Medical Center

IBE Barter Recommends the Sarasota Medical Center and their physicians.  It’s not always easy to get in to see a physician when you either don’t have one or can’t get an appointment.  When it’s not an emergency, you should call or walk in to the Sarasota Medical Center.

No appointment is needed, and most insurance plans are welcome!  Sarasota Medical Center is located at 4450 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.  Their phone number is 941-927-1234 and their hours are Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and Saturdays from 8 am until noon. More information can be found on

Emergency Medical Care Sarasota FloridaDid you know that the Sarasota Medical Center has been giving board-certified medical care for 20 years?  You will always see a Board-certified Primary Care Doctor who is qualified to treat all of your health issues.  You’ll be treated with respect and kindness as the physicians strive to relieve your symptoms and give you quality care and important treatment instructions to take home with you.  From rashes to strep throat, from lacerations to cholesterol, the staff at the Sarasota Medical Center give everyone the same attention and consider the most minor of conditions to be important.  Patients actually feel like family after just one visit.

Sarasota Medical Center works their schedule around yours to fit your health care needs anytime throughout the workday. They will see you on a walk-in basis or by appointment. They are available to treat you when an emergency situation occurs or when you feel the need to be seen immediately. They specialize in Family Medical Care, Urgent Medical Care, Corporate Medical Care, Urgent Care, Injury treatment, and Weight Loss Management.

Get to know your Doctor’s qualifications.  It’s crucial to know who will be handling your medical care and the care of your children.

Dr.Javier AristimunoDr. Javier Aristimuño
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Aristimuno  moved to the United States as a young teen. After graduating from high school in Massachusetts, he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from George Washington University in1988. He continued his medical education at George Washington University School of Medicine, where he graduated in 1992 with his MD. He completed his residency at the University of Maryland in the Department of Internal Medicine and then continued on with an Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center at Jacksonville.  In 1996, Dr. Aristimuño set his roots in Sarasota working in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Doctor’s Hospital. In 2000, he began working in the ER at Fawcett Memorial Hospital and then added coverage in the ER at Englewood Community Hospital in 2007. In 2009, Dr. Aristimuño and Dr. Mason purchased the Sarasota Medical Center, where today they both currently give the residents and guests of the Sarasota area quality, efficient and comprehensive health care.

Dr. John MasonDr. John Mason
Dr. C. John Mason grew up in Connecticut. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Molecular and Genetic Biology from Bucknell University in 1982. He then traveled to Louisville, Kentucky where he earned his MD from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio in 1990. After completing his residency, he was recruited to become the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at the Deaconess Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. During that tenure Dr. Mason earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati. In 1997, he moved to St. Louis, MO where he was the Director of Trauma Services and the ER at DePaul Health Center. From 1999-2001, Dr. Mason was the Chairman for the Department of Medicine at Shands AGH in Gainesville, FL. From there he settled in Sarasota and began working as the Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at Doctor’s Hospital. While at Doctor’s Hospital, Dr. Mason became the Chairman of Emergency Medicine for Gulf Coast Emergency Physicians in Port Charlotte. This position brought him to the ER at Fawcett Memorial Hospital and Englewood Community Hospital where he was elected as the Chief of Staff for two consecutive terms. In 2006, Dr. Mason purchased the Sarasota Family Medical Center and shared his time caring for patients there and in the ER. In 2009, Dr. Mason and Dr. Aristimuño purchased the Sarasota Medical Center. Currently they are both working solely in the Sarasota Medical Center keeping the residents and guests of Sarasota healthy with knowledgeable, efficient and friendly care.

The Sarasota/Bradenton community are blessed to have physicians with such quality training, credentials and experience.  Their availability and versatility in treating many diseases, illnesses and wounds takes the worry out of getting quality care in a clinical, walk-in facility.  Dr.’s Mason and Aristimuño have a wonderful staff of compassionate, well-trained nurses and techs and look forward to serving your healthcare needs in the future!