The physicians and nurses of South Tampa Medical Associates are
the heart and soul of our practice and our success. Each of our medical professionals
has dedicated their career to the goal of taking care of others. We strive to make certain
that you, our patient, are treated with compassion, with care, and with the utmost in expertise.
Dr. Leonard Mennen
Board Certified Internal Medicine; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Mennen has been with South Tampa Medical Associates for over 12 years and
is highly respected by his patients and peers alike. He now has committed
himself to patient care through private practice. He has held several
administrative and faculty positions at universities. Prior to joining
South Tampa Medical Group, he served as executive vice president of academic
development at Midwestern University in Downer's Grove, Illinois, and
has been a Dean of two medical schools. Outside of the office Dr. Mennen
has been active within several professional organizations and public service
communities. He has received several honors during his academic career.
Dr. Henry J. Weiss
Board Certified in Internal Medicine; Hospitalist
At South Tampa Medical, you are not just another number in our office.
Quality patient care has been the forté of Dr. Weiss, who was a surgeon
in Argentina before coming to the United States. His passion for making
a difference in people's lives started at the age of 17, when he became
the youngest student to enter medical school in Buenos Aires. He started
South Tampa Medical 17 Years ago.
Kristen Jefferies Smith
MS, FNP, BC
Kristen is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and is a member of
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses and Golden Key Honor
Society at the University of Florida. Her primary responsibilities at
South Tampa Medical Group involve providing comprehensive, in-office health
care to a broad spectrum of new and existing patients. Providing the highest
quality of health care to each of her patients is her most important personal
objective each and every day. This attitude is reflected in her relationship
with her patients.
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Katherine is certified in Adult Health and is a member of Sigma Theta
Tau. Her major responsibilities is to offer medical service to our patient's
that are in skilled and long term nursing home facilities. She has been
part of South Tampa Medical for years. She has great concern for
her patients and is always available to interact with the families.
Francisco Alarcón Amanti, MBA
Mr. Amanti holds a BA in Computer Science and in English Literature from Williams College.
He also holds an MBA in Medical Practice Management, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare
Executives. He has been the administrator of South Tampa Medical Associates since 2007. Mr. Amanti
became one of the managing partners of South Tampa Medical Associates in 2009. Prior to managing
South Tampa Medical Associates, he managed a women's oncology center in Tamarac, Florida. While there
he was instrumental in the creation of a program that allowed disadvantaged women access to life saving
oncologic surgery. Mr. Amanti has also previously served as the CEO of a spinal surgery facility in
Clearwater, Florida, as well as in the management teams for Pinnacle Health and LoCicero Medical.
Mr. Amanti is a published author and has written articles in several fields, including a series of
medical articles for the NACD, in whose quarterly journal he appears regularly.