Our Team

Our Doctors

As co-founders and managing partners of Florida Gulf Coast Ear, Nose and Throat, LLC, Dr. Hill and Dr. Reidy are committed to excellence! Their goal is to provide patients with high quality service utilizing the most advanced therapeutic and surgical treatments. Drs. Reidy and Hill achieve this goal by developing a close personal relationship with their patients, and through continued training in the most up-to-date technologies available in their field.

Samuel L. Hill, III, MD, FACS, FAAOA

Samuel Hill, MD

Board Certification and Medical Licensure

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • State of Florida

Education

  • University of Michigan – Bachelor of Science – Magna Cum Laude

Postgraduate Training

  • Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Doctor of Medicine
  • Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Internship – General Surgery
  • Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Residency – Otololaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
  • Ear Research Foundation at The Silverstein Institute – Fellowship – Neuro-otology/Advanced Otologic and Skull Base Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolayngic Allergy
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Collier County Medical Society
  • Lee County Medical Society
  • Wayne State University Medical Alumni Society
  • University of Michigan Alumni Society

Patrick M. Reidy, MD

Patrick Reidy, MD

Board Certification and Medical Licensure

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • State of Florida

Education

  • University of Michigan – Bachelor of Science GO BLUE!!

Postgraduate Training

  • Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Doctor of Medicine
  • Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Internship – General Surgery
  • Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Residency – Otololaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • University of Chicago Medical Center – Fellowship – Rhinology / Allergy / Advanced Sinus Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Rhinological Society
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Collier County Medical Society
  • Lee County Medical Society
  • University of Michigan Alumni Society
  • Wayne State University Medical Alumni Society

Leela Lavasani, MD, FACS

Jay Roberts

Dr. Lavasani offers a comprehensive program of specialized ear, nose and throat care that reflects our commitment to delivering individualized and optimal treatment to patients of all ages. She has the experience and skill to provide comprehensive diagnosis and management of diseases that affect the ears, nose and paranasal sinuses, voice, throat, thyroid and neck.

Board Certification and Medical Licensure

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • State of Florida

Education

  • Macalester College– Bachelor of Arts– Biology

Postgraduate Training

  • Chicago Medical School- Masters of Science- Applied Physiology
  • George Washington University School of Medicine– Doctor of Medicine
  • Thomas Jefferson University– Residency – Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha of Otolaryngology
  • Collier County Medical Society

Price Sonkarley, MD, FACS

Price Sonkarley, MD, FACS

Dr. Sonkarley is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He completed his residency training at the University of Oklahoma. There he received specialized training in the latest sinus surgery techniques and has been trained in various aspects of facial plastic surgery. He is certified in Cosmetic Botox and fillers including Ultra, Ultra Plus, Volbella, and Voluma. His practice also includes pediatrics and general ear, nose, throat, and allergy.

Board Certification and Medical Licensure

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Eligible
  • State of Florida
  • State of Oklahoma

Education

  • University of Madison Wisconsin – Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience and Psychology

Postgraduate Training

  • University of Madison School of Medicine and Public Health – Doctorate in Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • VETERAN—USMC

Suelay Plasencia, DNP, APRN, NP-C

Suelay Plasencia is a board-certified doctorate prepared Family Nurse Practitioner. She is born and raised in Florida and has extensive nursing experience in critical care and oncology. She started her career as a nurse at Moffitt Cancer Center and continued her oncology career at Lee Memorial Hospital.  She has transitioned her education into a nurse practitioner with training at Moffitt Cancer Center and several outpatient family practices. Sue is passionate about providing affordable and convenient care for all patients. She has the dedication and skill to provide detailed care for diseases affecting the ear, nose, paranasal sinuses, throat, thyroid, and neck.

Board Certification and Medical Licensure

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • State of Florida

Education

  • South University Tampa- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University- Doctorate in Nursing Practice

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Nurse Practitioner Council of Collier County
  • Nurse Practitioner Council of Lee County

 

Audiology Team

Shanai Hill, Au.D., CCC-A

Shanai Hill, Au.D., CCC-A

Cynthia Drobiazgiewicz, Au.D., CCC-A

Cynthia Drobiazgiewicz, Au.D., CCC-A

Nicole Diehl, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Nicole Diehl, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA