In 2016, Tampa Family Health Centers has already exceeded seeing over 100,000 individual patients in Hillsborough County providing nearly 300,000 medical and dental visits.

TAMPA, FL, December 19, 2016 — Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) is the second largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in the State of Florida and for the first time in organization’s history to accomplish the monumental task of serving over 100,000 residents of Hillsborough County.  In the U.S., there are 1,375 FQHCs of which approximately 20 have served this number of patients putting TFHC in the top 2% of those in the nation.

Charles Bottoms, Chief Executive Officer said “We are extremely pleased to share this good news.  It has always been our goal to serve our community to the best of our abilities.  Only, now, we have grown and become more efficient to be able to provide the highest quality service to the largest number of County residents.”

TFHC held true to their mission statement to provide “quality, caring, and accessible health care to a culturally diverse community” for over 30 years.

For Dr. Faisel Syed, Chief Medical Officer at TFHC, “This is an honor. Providers and staff that work at Tampa Family Health Centers are the best and this achievement demonstrates their abilities to meet the ever growing and changing population of Hillsborough County.”

About Tampa Family Health Centers:
Tampa Family Health Centers, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing care in Hillsborough County since 1984.  No patient is ever turned away because of the inability to pay.  With 600 dedicated team members, TFHC has a local economic impact of $65.6 million per year.  Services include: family medicine; pediatrics; internal medicine; dentistry (pediatric and adult);  pharmacy; women’s health;  podiatry; behavioral health; nutrition; family planning; enabling services; radiology; and, insurance eligibility assistance.  For more information, visit

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