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OUR TEAM

Your Medical Professionals — Here to Serve You

It is comforting to know that you’re not alone when you need medical attention. Internal Medicine of Southwest Florida, has been successfully serving patients in the southwest Florida community since 1998.
Our professional staff are here to serve you — get to know them and see what they can do for you.

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ERNEST GESIOTTO M.D.

Internist

Skill, patience, and excellence are what Dr. Ernest Gesiotto brings to the table. Let Dr. Gesiotto manage your wellness and healthcare as our seasoned, veteran Internist.
Dr. Gesiotto earned his under-graduate and medical degrees from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Gesiotto is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has been practicing in Lee County since 1989.
He is an avid boater and fisherman.  He also rides his bike to work nearly every day, but you  will not see him unless you wake up at the crack of dawn, he is a very early riser!  You could say that medicine runs in the family as we welcome his physician daughter and son-in-law to our practice!

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FRANCESCA GESIOTTO D.O.

Internist


Dr. Francesca Gesiotto joined our practice  in 2021! 
Dr. Gesiotto completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, Gainesville, where she was chosen as the outstanding clinical resident trainee by her professors in each of her training years.  
Prior to UF, Francesca graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine with honors and from The Burnett Honors College at University of Central Florida with a degree in Molecular Biology, magna cum laude.  
She is excited to return to her hometown of Fort Myers and her dad, Dr. Ernest Gesiotto,  (in case the name did not give it away) is overjoyed at the prospect of having his daughter join as our new associate. 

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NICHOLAS BYERS, M. D.

Internist

Dr. Nicholas Byers joined our group in 2022 and is currently accepting new patients! Dr. Byers completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, Gainesville, where he was honored by the UF Health Department of Medicine for his outstanding patient-focused care and clinical excellence in each of his training years.  

Prior to University of Florida, Dr. Byers graduated from AUC School of Medicine with honors and from The University of Central Florida with a degree in Molecular Biology, magna cum laude.  

Nick and his newlywed bride, Dr. Francesca Gesiotto, recently moved into their first home here in Fort Myers. 
Nick is eager to get started in practice, applying all that he has learned to his lifelong goal of being a physician.  
Dr. Ernest Gesiotto is more than happy to be a mentor and boss in trade off for a fishing and golf partner. 

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