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AMA Medical Group is a family medicine practice that was founded to provide patients in the Tampa Bay area with the highest-quality care. With a mission toward providing compassionate services, our providers come from a variety of backgrounds to bring their unique perspective to our practice. Learn more about our AMA Medical Group providers:

Dr. Cruz Faña-Souchet, MD is the founder of AMA Medical Group. Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Infectious Diseases, she did both her residency training and fellowship in infectious disease at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, New York.

Dr. Cruz Faña-Souchet has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA/ASA) for use of high-quality evidenced-based measures and providing excellent care to her patients with diabetes, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. She is widely respected and renowned among her peers and has served as the chairman of infection control for both Ed White Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital. As an educator, she was part of the teaching staff of the Family Practice Residency Program at St. Petersburg General Hospital. She is a widely traveled speaker and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical journals.

Dr. Faña-Souchet is a member of The American Medical Association, American College of Physician, the American Society of Microbiology, and the Infectious Disease Society of America among others. She is a recipient of both research and teaching awards.

Dr. Faña-Souchet continues to contribute to the community as an educator and key speaker for both her peers and the general public in various topics of internal medicine. She enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family, exploring cultural and recreational arts, and visiting the numerous communities throughout the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Faña-Souchet is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Departments: Physician, Providers
Positions: MD (Founder of AMA Medical Group), Physician
Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Dr. Martin Dones is Board certified by the American board of Internal Medicine and has served the Tampa Bay Area for over 20 years as a medical doctor.

Dr. Martin Dones was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He attended medical school at University Central Del Caribe in Puerto Rico and Internal Medicine residency at Michigan State University. Dr. Dones believes in treating each patient with compassionate care and just like he would treat his own family member. He was inspired by his doctor’s treatment during his hospitalization and discovered a passion in medicine and the study of the human body in his third year of college. Dr. Dones is happily married for 28 years and has 3 daughters in college.

Dr. Dones speaks at local healthcare community events and enjoys interacting with current and potential patients, guiding them towards their best health. It would be his privilege to take care of the patients who see him at AMA Medical Group. Dr. Dones is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Phuong Bui, MCMSc, PA-C is a Physician Assistant at AMA Medical group. A long-time Floridian, Ms. Phuong brings her well-rounded knowledge and caring attitude to the practice. She holds a Masters Clinical Medical Science degree from Barry University along with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition and Master’s degree in Management from the University of Florida.
Ms. Phuong pursued a career in healthcare to fulfill her fascination with human anatomy and desire for a career that she is not only passionate about but also finds to be very rewarding. Her desire is to keep her community healthy and make a difference in patient’s lives. Her focus on prevention fits nicely with the goals of AMA Medical Group.

Ms. Phuong participated in a Medical Mission Trip to La Victoria, Dominican Republic in 2013 to provide medical care to impoverished families of La Victoria through Seeds of Hope for La Victoria. In addition to giving her time, she also enjoys spending time with her loved ones and her puppy. She loves nature, exploring botanical gardens, beaches, and traveling to new places. Her favorite quote is from Winston Churchill: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Departments: Physician Assistant, Providers
Positions: MCMSc, PA-C
Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Benjamin Love, MCMSc, PA-C, a Florida native, attended the University of South Florida, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical science. Following his time at the University of South Florida, he made his way to Barry University where he graduated with a Masters Clinical Medical Science degree.

Mr. Love has always found medicine and science to be fascinating. He appreciates how medicine can apply science to help people. This fascination is what triggered his passion in the medical field, and led him to volunteering at All Children’s Hospital. When he is not busy providing our patients with a lifetime of caring, he enjoys going rock climbing, reading, watching movies, and photography.

Benjamin Love, MCMSc, PA-C, a Florida native, attended the University of South Florida, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical science. Following his time at the University of South Florida, he made his way to Barry University where he graduated with a Masters Clinical Medical Science degree.

Mr. Love has always found medicine and science to be fascinating. He appreciates how medicine can apply science to help people. This fascination is what triggered his passion in the medical field, and led him to volunteering at All Children’s Hospital. When he is not busy providing our patients with a lifetime of caring, he enjoys going rock climbing, reading, watching movies, and photography.

Departments: Physician Assistant, Providers
Positions: MCMSc, PA-C
Office: 125 Patricia Avenue, Dunedin, FL 34698
Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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