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Dr. Shriner is double boarded in both internal medicine and psychiatry. He is a graduate of Brown University. Prior to joining the University of Florida (UF) as the Psychiatrist in Chief of Vista Hospital, he dedicated his practice to the management of medical disorders that affect the psychiatric well being of patients. He specializes in the treatment of obesity, diabetes and weight management issues. As one of a limited number of dual boarded internal medicine/psychiatry physicians in the country, Dr. Shriner has privileges in both psychiatry and internal medicine at UF. Before coming to Gainesville, Dr. Shriner worked extensively in the Sarasota and the Tampa Bay Area coordinating the care and management of complex medical patients. During this time, he created many innovative medical/psychiatric patient care programs along with physician care networks involving surgery, medicine, psychiatry, psychology and nursing. He has also developed many computer based patient education and communication tools. These tools give patients a greater understanding of their illness while teaching them how to take positive control over the outcome of their own health care and well being. In addition to over 25 years of clinical experience as a medical psychiatrist, Dr. Shriner has been an executive medical director, chairman of a department of psychiatry and has extensive experience in the education of nurses, medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Shriner is the author of research articles, chapters in textbooks, computer programs and patient wellness tools involving obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, women's issue medicine, food addiction, depression, anxiety and other medical/psychiatric disease states. Married for over 35 years, he has two sons, has been a high school hockey coach and has a special weakness for Golden Retrievers.
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1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32610
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UF Health Shands Childrens Hospital
1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL, 32610


1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL, 32610
9617 Main St
Canadian Lakes, MI, 49346


Medical School
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Graduated 1982
St Francis Hospital


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