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About Us

The doctors of Shahla Medical Group specialize in excellence in the care, knowledge, and understanding of health and medical issues. They are dedicated to providing expert health care for you and your entire family. We look forward to meeting you!


Ziad Shahla, M.D., MBA, FACP, FAAC
Dr. Ziad Shahla

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Dr Ziad Shahla graduated in 1988 from Damascus Medical University. He has completed 3 years of Internal Medicine specialty program at Lutheran General Hospital, an affiliate of Chicago University. Dr Shahla moved to South West Florida in 1994 and has been practicing Medicine in his specialty ever since. Dr. Shahla was one of the top students of his class at the medical university as well as his residency program. He has been voted one of America’s Top Physicians annually for the past 15 years by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.

He enjoys living in the community of SW Florida and he is proud to be part of Saint Paul Church in Naples. Dr Shahla attained an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014.

Tammy Bagwell, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Tammy Bagwell, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Tammy Bagwell, MSN, APRN, is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, licensed to practice in Florida. Tammy entered into the field of nursing with an Associate Degree in Nursing from Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC. She graduated with Honors and as a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. She then attended Walden University, earning a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on Family Nurse Practitioner. Due to her academic excellence, she was inducted into membership into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Tammy is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners of Lee County, and Nurse Practitioners of Collier County in SW Florida. She is also nationally certified as a Commercial Motor Vehicle Medical Examiner.

As a Registered Nurse, Tammy spent most of her time in the Emergency Department, providing excellent care, comfort, and compassion for her patients and their families. It is because of those qualities that Tammy was awarded the internationally coveted Daisy Award® for Exceptional Nurses.

Tammy is now registered to complete DOT physicals.