Dr. John Head- We Lost a Friend and a Wonderful Doctor

Dr. John Head- We Lost a Friend and a Wonderful Doctor

For those of us who knew Dr. John Head as a friend, he was a great guy. As a doctor, there was none better. He was wonderful.

Dr. Head passed away on March 2nd. His death came as a shock to many of us. I knew him as a friend and he was also my personal physician. No one was more thorough than Doc. The office would always be packed with patients waiting to see him. It did not matter. Each and every patient that came in to see him got individual attention no matter how long it took.

Dr. John Head, MD graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1980. He then went on to complete his residency and has been practicing medicine ever since. For almost 40 years Dr. Head has been serving his patients with unparalleled kindness. He is currently the primary doctor at Oaks Medical Plaza in Bradenton Florida.  According to a Sarasota Post reader, Dr. Head treated her as though she was the only patient and felt very well taken care of.  Dr. Head had a plethora of positive patient experiences, many of which have been published online.

A story about Oaks Medical Center and Dr. John Head from January 15, 2014 on the Sarasota Post:  https://sarasotapost.com/business/474-urgent-care-is-the-best-medicine-at-oaks-medical-plaza

Obituary: Dr. John Kenneth Head, 66, of Bradenton, FL, died March 2, 2018. He was born in Baton Rouge, LA, received a BS in Chemistry from Centenary College, where he was a Frost Scholar. May 31,1980 he was conferred a Doctorate in Medicine from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed an Internship in General Surgery at The University of Alabama in Birmingham. 1984, he moved his family to Bradenton, and he established Oaks Medical Plaza. He was baptized at First Baptist. He was a loving father, faithful friend, and compassion caregiver to his patients. He is survived by his son, Aaron Head; daughters, Claudia (Walter) Watkins, Cameron (Martin Bordas) Head and Ashley Head; sisters, Patricia (Thomas) McClure and Johnna Head; grandchildren, Aiden Bordas and Maleiya Jones and niece, Danielle Patteson. Visitation 5:00PM-8:00PM, Friday, March 9, 2018 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th Street Chapel, 5624 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34207. Services will be 2:00PM, Saturday March 10, 2018 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th Street Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders.

Condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

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