Our Staff

Peter C. Duic, M.D.

Dr. Peter C. Duic earned his Medical Degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed three years of surgical residency followed by and Emergency Medicine Residency at Harvard medical School. His training included assignments at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Duic also held the position of Clinical Fellow of Medicine at Harvard Medical School from 1999-2002 and served as Chief Clinical Resident from 2001-2002.

Dr. Duic has a special interest in health and wellness. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys cuisines from all over the world. He finds treating weight issues to be an invigorating part of his practice as it allows him to work with motivated patients who are eager to embrace change. His goal is to show them what is possible without their taste buds suffering through the process.

He is combining his years of experience with evidence based medicine on the treatment of obesity. He notes he is "eager to share his knowledge with motivated patients !"

He does note that while we often use medication to assist our patients with their diet, there is a wealth of information on dieting available these days to allow him to customize a diet plan for any individual. Furthermore, it is "incumbent for any program to provide their patients with tools to use once they achieve their weight loss goal". The medical science backing this is one of the more exciting aspects Dr. Duic enjoys sharing with the patients.


John P. Opyoke, M.D.

Dr. John P. Opyoke was born and raised in southern New Jersey. He attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where he received his Bachelors degree in Biology (with honors) and a minor in Anthropology and Sociology. Upon completion of his undergraduate education, Dr. Opyoke attended West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, West Virginia where he received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. He remained at WVU, completing an internship in Family Medicine before entering residency in Emergency Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Opyoke was elected by his peers to represent them in the national Emergency Medicine Resident's Association.

Upon completion of the three-year residency program, Dr. Opyoke moved to Florida and had been practicing in Emergency Departments in Pasco and Hernando Counties since 2001. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and was elected a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians in 2006.

His interests include trauma and disaster medicine and he is a member of the Florida-3 (Tampa region) Disaster Medical Assistance Team- a federal medical team that responds to disasters across the country when activated by the President.

Dr. Opyoke lives in Hernando County. During his limited free time, he enjoys running, boating, scuba diving, scrap-booking and attending West Virginia University football games.

He is also the official zip line expert in the office 🙂

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