DaVita Medical Group is a primary care medical group and independent practice association (IPA) serving the Orlando, Tampa Bay, and South Florida areas. Since its founding in 1969, DaVita Medical Group has grown significantly, becoming one of the largest physician groups in Florida. The group currently serves over 46,000 managed care patients, who can access care from 184 primary care physicians in 96 locations. Primary care physicians are supported by nearly 1,800 specialists. DaVita Medical Group-affiliated doctors speak the languages of the diverse communities they serve.
In addition to medical offices, DaVita Medical Group has partnerships with local area hospitals. DaVita Medical Group has received National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Level 3 certification (the highest level of certification) for 21 medical offices as patient-centered medical homes. DaVita Medical Group has also developed disease management programs that assist patients in managing their health conditions.
Explore Bradenton’s Old Florida history and visit its museums, parks, and preserves. Don’t miss vibrant downtown Bradenton, the Riverwalk and the Village of the Arts – a working artist’s community. So, take a break and visit Robinson Preserve, Desoto National Memorial Park, the Cortez fishing village and the Manatee Village Historical Park. A collection of restored, historic buildings from Manatee County's pioneer past, the historical park includes a courthouse, one-room schoolhouse, farmhouse, general store, boat shop, steam engine and a Florida cowboy bunkhouse. A farmers’ market, free films, cultural history museum, performing arts center, planetarium, historic Main Street, Riverwalk park, an aquarium, Major League Baseball, and a lively Village of the Arts — there's something for everyone.
The Bradenton Farmer's Market is a place where the community meets each week to enjoy fresh produce, local art, upbeat music, demonstrations by local chefs, and family activities. The market sets up every Saturday on Old Main Street, from the first weekend in October to the last week in May. Old Main Street is a tree-lined retail district of cafes and restaurants running three blocks north from Manatee Avenue to the Manatee River, where it meets the Bradenton Riverwalk.
Every third Saturday, Mainly Art hosts dozens of local artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations. Art, crafts, live music, and food are available from 9 am to 2 pm on Fourth Avenue West. The Village is Florida’s largest live-work art community and where over 30 businesses call home. Galleries, studios, cafes, healing arts, jewelry, fashion, and books can all be found here. ArtWalk occurs every first Friday and Saturday of the month.
You'll find a restaurant to fit every occasion in Downtown Bradenton, whether you're on a first date, celebrating a birthday, or sharing a meal with family. With dining options ranging from contemporary cuisine to fresh seafood, wood oven-fired pizza to pastries, there is something for everyone. 3 Keys Brewing, Darwin Brewing Company, and Motorworks Brewing are full-production craft breweries with their own distinct vibe. Sample their many styles of beer in taste rooms, and learn how each brew is made.