We are beyond proud to share an extraordinary milestone in our journey of healthcare excellence. Our very own, Dr. Markou, has been honored with the prestigious role of President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) for the 2024-2025 term.
This landmark achievement is a reflection of Dr. Markou's relentless dedication, exceptional leadership, and his profound commitment to enhancing the standards of healthcare through the principles of osteopathic medicine. His vision for a healthier community and his passion for advancing medical practice resonate deeply with our mission at Markou Medical.
As Dr. Markou steps into this esteemed position, we look forward to the positive impacts his leadership will bring to the osteopathic community and healthcare at large. His expertise and foresight are invaluable assets that will undoubtedly lead us towards innovative approaches in patient care and wellness.
Join us in celebrating Dr. Markou’s accomplishment! This is not just a win for him but for all of us at Markou Medical, as it underscores our commitment to providing the highest quality of care and supporting the well-being of our community.
Why choose Markou Medical?
Be a part of our family - we're always here and always available
Quality, patient-centered care, and support
A team that understands Medicare and can help you navigate the system
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"We're choosing Markou Medical because it's time we take control of our health!"
At Markou Medical, we don’t just see you as a patient, we see you as family, and the care and support we provide is a reflection of that. From dedicated doctors and care team members who take the time to know and understand your individual health needs and goals to 24⁄7 access to your provider, our personalized, preventive care is designed to help you stay active and healthy.
"Markou Medical gave me the tools I needed to manage my health, and be confident about my care. Telemedicine appointments are a game-changer."
Michael Markou, DO, FACOFP
A leader in Family Practice in Clearwater for over 30 years!
Dr. Michael Markou, D.O was born in Yonkers, New York. He moved with his family to Clearwater, Florida in 1977 where he attended Oak Grove Middle School and Clearwater High School. He studied undergrad at the University of South Florida and attended Medical School at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville Mo. He officially started Markou Medical in June of 1994 after finishing his Family Medicine Residency at Suncoast Hospital in Largo Florida. The practice had been previously started and run by Samuel P. Barker, III, D.O. since 1955.
As an Osteopathic Physician, he offers a holistic approach to his patients focusing on the whole person and not just the disease. In addition to offering cutting-edge treatments for your health, Dr. Markou is one of the first physicians in Florida to offer alternative treatments such as Platelet Rich Plasma (growth factor) injections for orthopedic issues such as arthritis, and tendonitis, sparing countless patients from surgery.
Primary Care that puts YOU first
Being able to share with your primary care doctor is key to maintaining your health. That’s why we take more time with our patients than other primary care providers would. And because you’re an individual, our approach isn’t a one-size-fits-all method either. We get to know our patients and treat them like family.
Medicare Advantage and You
Lower. Rate of long-term acute care hospital stays than FFS Medicare beneficiaries.
Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries report $1,598 less in total annual health spending than their traditional Medicare counterparts.
Lower Inpatient Hospitalization costs than FFS Medicare Beneficiaries.
The percentage of beneficiaries that stay with Medicare Advantage.
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Lower rate of potentially avoidable hospitalizations than FFS Medicare beneficiaries.