Meet Abby Guirguis

Abby Guirguis, APRN-CNP

Autonomous Family Nurse Practitioner, Abby Guirguis is the founder and CEO of Tropical Telemedicine. Abby launched Tropical Telemedicine in late 2022 with the passionate goal of providing a fast, hassle-free, and affordable way for Florida patients to receive essential healthcare services, online and from the comfort of their own homes.

Abby brings a valuable wealth of knowledge and expertise, with well over a decade spent working in healthcare. She has education, training and experience from several world-renowned academic institutions, including The Ohio State University and Cleveland Clinic. She has served as a Nurse and Provider to patients of all ages in a wide array of specialties and settings. 

A Midwest girl, Abby was born and raised in the small town of Zanesville, Ohio. She feels blessed to have been raised in a unique, diverse community that exposed her to various cultural backgrounds, situations, and needs. At a young age, she enjoyed serving others through active involvement in her church community. She developed a lifelong passion for health and fitness through her years as a dancer, gymnast, cheerleader, and runner. Inspired by these things, along with the compassionate nature of her aunt and close neighbor (both nurses she deeply admired), Abby chose to pursue a career in nursing.

Education

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing: 2011
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Ohio State University College of Nursing: 2016
Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner

Certifications/Credentials

AANP (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners): 2016
Board Certification, Family Nurse Practitioner

NAWCCB Wound Care Certification: 2024 (Core Medsource)

Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Licenses:
Ohio, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, New York, and South Dakota.

Professional Experience

Staff RN, 10/2011 to 07/2012
Mount Carmel St. Ann's (Medical-Surgical Unit)- Westerville, OH

Staff RN, 07/2012 to 10/2016
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Medical-Surgical Unit, Pre-Operative and Recovery Units)- Columbus, OH

Nurse Practitioner, 10/2016 to 04/2019
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Department of Otolaryngology and Department of Family Medicine)- Columbus, OH

Nurse Practitioner, 04/2019 to 04/2020
The Cleveland Clinic (Department of Plastic Surgery)- Cleveland, OH

Nurse Practitioner, 10/2020 to 10/2021
WellNow Urgent Care- Zanesville and Columbus, OH

Nurse Practitioner, 09/2021 to 05/2022
Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Centers- Sarasota, FL

Nurse Practitioner and CEO, 11/2022 to present
Tropical Telemedicine- based in Sarasota, FL

A little about Abby:

Abby currently resides in Sarasota, Florida, and Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, Amir; stepdaughter, Katie; and their dogs, Annie and Griffin. She is involved in her community as Treasurer of her neighborhood association and writes as a Resident Contributor for a community magazine publication in her area. For fun she enjoys cooking, entertaining, traveling, boating, and running. 

Book a Consultation

To schedule a virtual consultation with Abby, call us at 941-376-8630 or book an appointment online.

Based in Sarasota, Florida Serving the entire state of FLORIDA with online  appointments!
Based in Sarasota, Florida Serving the entire state of FLORIDA with online  appointments!

Monday - Friday
8 am - 8 pm
After 8 pm based on availability.

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