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Compassionate Surgical Care Since 2005

Our board-certified medical staff at Issam A. Halaby, MD has been committed to delivering world-class general and vascular surgery to Sarasota County residents since 2005. Located in Venice, FL, our practice specializes in a broad range of specialized surgical services designed to provide a safe, compassionate, and personalized experience our patients deserve. We utilize minimally invasive surgery techniques and state-of-the-art methods to treat the complete spectrum of general surgical diseases and complex vascular complications, expertly guiding patients on their path to optimal health. Learn more about our vein treatments and surgical services today.

Meet Our Board-Certified Medical Professionals

As a doctor-led surgical practice, Issam A. Halaby, MD is a leader in providing expert medical healthcare services and advanced diagnostic technology to our local Sarasota County communities. Our providers and support staff are here for you every step of the way, delivering a pleasant, thoughtful, patient experience throughout your life’s journey. We focus on building long-term relationships with our patients, staff, medical facilities, and the communities we serve.

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Dr. Issam A. Halaby, MD, PH.D., F.A.C.S.

Board Certified General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery logo stating Board Certified Surgery

Dr. Halaby has remained dedicated to providing cutting-edge surgical care to patients since 2005.

  • The Venice Health Park Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
  • ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte
  • Englewood Community Hospital (Starting late November)
  • Florida Institute of Angiography in Sarasota

Medical School:

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • St. Louis, MO, 1996

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Jennifer Bigelow, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Our nurse practitioner, Jennifer Bigelow, is nationally certified through and a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Jennifer is also a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA), and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

Jennifer obtained her Bachelor of Science and her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Southern Florida, graduating with her master in 2015.

Jennifer is an intricate part of our medical practice working in office, the wound care center, various hospitals, and in the operating room as a first assistant to Dr. Halaby.


  • University of South Florida
  • Master of Science in Nursing

Experience. Compassion. Innovation.

Our promise is to provide the highest level of compassionate care to every patient. From complex hernia treatment and abdominal surgery to non-invasive vein care and arterial reconstructions, our accredited vascular lab cares for patients 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays. If you would like to learn more about our practice or schedule a personalized medical consultation, contact us today.

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