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Specialty 1: Pulmonary Medicine - Disease

Specialty 2: Sleep Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: Dr. Francis J. Averill, MD, JD, is board-certified in four medical specialties: Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine & Critical Care. Additionally, Dr. Averill practiced 38 years in Allergy Medicine & Immunology.

Medical School: New York Medical College

License(s): Florida

Years in Practice: 38

  • 1 years performing IMEs
  • 1 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 6 times

IME Training: SEAK

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Dr. Francis J. Averill, MD, JD BIOGRAPHY Dr. Francis J. Averill, MD is the Founding Physician, Medical Director and Principal Investigator of St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute, which includes a multi-specialty practice, a clinical research division and a diagnostic sleep center. He is also a Clinical Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at HCA Florida Largo Hospital. His board certifications include internal medicine, sleep medicine, critical care, and pulmonary medicine. With 38 years of experience in medicine, Dr. Averill is a nationally renowned speaker on healthcare issues and has been featured on TV and radio. His name appears on lists in “America’s Top Physicians”, “Best Physicians in the United States”, “Best Physicians in Florida”, and Best Physicians in Tampa Bay”. Additionally, his medical research and dozens of published articles have received commendation and acclaim. Dr. Averill earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. Afterwards, he completed an internship and a residency in internal medicine at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, and fellowships in allergy and immunology and pulmonary and critical care medicine/sleep medicine at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He earned his JD from Stetson University School of Law in St Petersburg, Florida, and works with attorneys nationally as an Expert Medical Consultant. Dr. Averill is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, the Florida Thoracic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.