"Dr. Noe is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD, is a dual doctorate, board-certified family physician who is an award-winning researcher, author, speaker, entrepreneur, consultant, and expert in preventative medicine, chronic disease management, cannabinoid research and medical marijuana. With the belief that patient education is key in the maintenance of health and in the prevention of illness, Dr. Noe counsels individuals on achieving a happy and healthy lifestyle for their mind, body, and spirit. After earning her bachelor of science in biology with a minor in chemistry at Palm Beach Atlantic University, she went on to earn a masters and doctorate in medical microbiology and immunology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. During that time, she earned several awards both regionally and nationally for her work in cannabinoid research, most notably, the Young Investigators award from her work on cannabinoids and HIV. She worked for several years in academia as the faculty director at Saint Leo University’s Center for Online Learning where she managed the online course content and faculty, taught online and face to face courses, as well as developed online course work for other major universities. After working several years in academia, Dr. Noe decided to pursue her true calling in medicine. She attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine where she earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree. She went on to serve as the chief intern and chief resident of the Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment program at St. Petersburg General Hospital during her time there. Keeping in step with her entrepreneurial spirit, she started her own medical practice out of residency and is the owner and solo physician of her private practice in Apollo Beach, Florida where she serves her community through her clinic as well as educational seminars and social media outlets. She is always looking for innovative ways to serve her community and recently launched her membership model, direct primary care practice for patients to have affordable, accessible and high quality healthcare. She combines the small-town doc experience with modern technology to bring an exceptional patient experience to her patients. In addition, she continues her lifelong career in research as a sub-investigator with Clinical Research of West Florida, where she is involved in bringing cutting edge research and medicine to patients. Dr. Noe has spent numerous years in administrative and leadership positions as she continues to serve in her osteopathic profession. She is the current president of the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society (HCOMS) and was the recipient of their Physician of the Year award in 2016. Dr. Noe continues to serve as a member of the Public Relations Committee for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) and has done so far many years. She has a passion for medical missions and has participated in numerous volunteer community service projects and fundraising activities in the Tampa Bay area as a member of the organization HOPEworldwide since 1995, where she has served on its Board of Advisors for the Tampa Chapter for many years. A resident of the Tampa Bay area for over 20 years, and specifically Apollo Beach since 2003, Dr. Noe can be found enjoying her free time with her husband of 25 years and her two children. Being from the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean, Dr. Noe appreciates the small-town beauty and lifestyle that can be found in the Apollo Beach and surrounding communities and she looks forward to raising her family and serving her community here for years to come."
"If you miss the good old days where your doctor treated you like a respected individual and listened to all of your health concerns, you’ll be thrilled to join Direct Family Care. We view the patient-physician relationship as a team with a single focus to help you reach your health care goals. We even have a Nurse Practitioner as part of our team to ensure that all your needs are met in a most timely fashion. We have noble ambitions at Direct Family Care, all of which revolve around giving you the most individualized care imaginable. We’re diligently working to change the face of Family Medicine to one that is uniquely focused on the patient. We desire to see fewer patients in the name of high-end medical care. We believe the best medical treatment comes from from one-on-one interaction, so we’re eliminating the middle man and inviting you into our family."