BayCare Medical Group Welcomes Jose Pizarro-Otero, MD, MSCS

October 31, 2016

Dr. Pizarro-Otero specializes in neurology and sleep medicine.

Tampa, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2016) – Jose Pizarro-Otero, MD, MSCS, joined BayCare Medical Group and is now accepting new patients (age 18 and older) at 10141 Big Bend Rd., Suite 206, Riverview, FL 33578.

Board certified in internal medicine, neurology and sleep medicine, Dr. Pizarro-Otero also is a certified multiple sclerosis specialist. His clinical interests include neuroimmunology (multiple sclerosis), sleep disorders, epilepsy, narcolepsy and headaches.

Dr. Pizarro-Otero received his Doctor of Medicine from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He subsequently completed two residencies: one for internal medicine at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and the other in neurology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa. He followed that with a sleep medicine fellowship, also at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.

Dr. Pizarro-Otero is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American College of Physicians and Hillsborough County Medical Association. He is the current president of the Tampa Bay Latin American Medical Society and serves as an affiliate assistant professor of neurology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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For an appointment, call (813) 397-1274, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About BayCare Medical Group

BayCare Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in the greater Tampa Bay area, with more than 500 providers and over 45 specialties. In 2014, HealthPoint Medical Group, Morton Plant Mease Primary Care and Specialists, St. Anthony’s Primary Care and Specialists and Suncoast Medical Clinic formed to become BayCare Medical Group. In 2016, Winter Haven Hospital’s Family Health Centers and employed physician specialists, as well as Bartow Regional Medical Center’s employed physicians, joined BayCare Medical Group. For more information, visit

About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit