David J. Hobbs, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

Being an MDVIP physician helps me fulfill my long-term goal:  to give individualized and in-depth care to my family of patients.  To me, my patients are my family.  Concentrating on a fewer number of patients allows me - and them - the time for examination, dialogue and healthcare planning in a more relaxed environment.  I also am delighted to provide an in-place network of highly ranked specialty centers.

Physician Profile


Purdue University
Lafayette, IN
Bachelor of Science 1970
Medical School
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN
Doctorate of Medicine 1974
Bayfront Medical Center
St. Petersburg, FL
Family Practice 1974-1977

Professional Society Memberships

Diplomate, American Board of Family Physicians
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
Florida Academy of Family Physicians

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Speaker, Novartis Pharmaceuticals 2007-present
Standards and Credentials, Bayfront Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

Bayfront Medical Center
Saint Anthony's Hospital
Edward H. White Memorial Hospital

Published Works

Florinal with Codeine in the Treatment of Tension Headache-The Contribution of Components the Combination Drug, Clinical, Vol. 10, No. 1988


Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Blood Pressure Studies Zone Longitudinal Observational Study of Success 2005-2009
Ankle Strains and Sprains, the role of Florinal with Codeine 1990s
Double-blind drug trial for Irritable Bowel Syndrome 1980s


American Academy of Family Practice

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Robert

    Having been with Dr. Hobbs since the 80's; it is not difficult to find words to describe his warm and caring manner. Whether it i...

  • Member: Martha

    Dr Hobbs has been my family Dr for over 25 yrs and he has always taken care of my every need; also those of my husband before he p...

  • Member: joanne

    Dr Hobbs You are the very best, so faithful and concerned about your patience, making sure our medicines are correct.i have reli...

  • Member: Eldon

    I have been a patient with Dr. Hobbs for many years (now 83.) He is always attentetive to my health condition. I'm still going str...