About Dr. Bridewell

Dr. Bridewell

United States Navy

• Sailing Instructor U.S. Naval Academy Graduate
• Officer of the Deck (Watch Officer at Sea & in Port)
• Engineering Officer (Damage Control)
• Naval Officer Training Instructor, Naval Training Center

Merchant Marine Deck

• Second Mate (Navigation Officer) U.S. Coast Guard (Licensed 1977)
• Chief Mate (Executive Officer) U.S. Coast Guard (Licensed 2000)
• U.S. Merchant Marine Master's Mates & Pilots Union, Baltimore, Maryland
• Maritime Medicine Consultant to NOAA & Sealand Corporation
• Experience on Bulk & Container Ships

Emergency Room Physician/Family Practice Physician

• UACJ Biomedical Sciences, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (1978-1981)
• Clerkship, Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland (1981-1982)
• Finished Medical School at the University of Maryland (5th Pathway)
• Residency, Family Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia (1983-1986)
• Coastal Emergency Physicians Group, Portsmouth, Virginia (1984-1987)
• Employed Family Practice Physician, Jacksonville, FL & San Diego, CA 
• Private Family Practice, Bonita Springs/Naples, FL with Travel Medicine Clinic
• Active Medical Staff Naples Community Hospital (1991-Present)
• Active Medical Staff Gulf Coast Hospital, Fort Myers, FL
• Chairman, Family Practice Department at the Naples Community Hospital

Air Force Reserve Medical Corps

• General Practice Physician, Dover AFB, DE (1987), Norton AFB, CA (1988)
• Flight Surgeon, Charleston AFB, SC (1989-1993)
• Active Duty During Desert Storm (1991)
• Chief, Aeromedical Service Homestead AFB, FL (1994-1997)
• Individual Mobilization Augmentee to Commander 6 Aeromedical
  Squadron MacDill AFB, FL (1998-1999)
• Alternate Chief Medical Staff 6 Medical Group MacDill AFB, FL (1999-2000)
• IMA to Director, Medical Liaison of Chief, Air Force Reserve, Pentagon,
  Washington, D.C. (2000-2002)
• Retired USAFR (Jan 2003)


• American Board of Family Practice
• Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support License in Florida,
  New Mexico, Virginia, and Indiana
• Licensed Esthetician (Cosmetology) in Florida

Office Staff

• Norma Henriquez, M.D.—Psychiatry
• Marvin M. Sloin D. O.—Associate Medical Doctor
• Esther Saintil—Clinical Nurse 
• Vivian Rodriguez—Office Manager/Biller

• Margaret Ross—Reception
• Claudeth Santiago—Reception

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If you have any questions about our knowledgeable staff, call our practice at (855) 733-1702.