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VIM Board

The VIM Clinic Board of Directors consists of a small group of staff and volunteers who oversee the clinic’s operational and planning needs.

HOWARD ROBBINS, MD

HOWARD ROBBINS, MD

Medical Director / President

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Quality Assurance, and Utilization Review. Served as Chief Medical Officer of MHS and VP of Medical Affairs from 1996-2012. Graduate of Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ and received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his residency in Tampa, FL and ran a private Pulmonary Medicine practice for 17 years upon arriving in Stuart in 1979. Today he is partner at Treasure Coast Concierge and volunteers weekly at VIM.

CHARLES PHILLIPS, MD

CHARLES PHILLIPS, MD

Vice President

Charles is Certified in Othopedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and served his internship at the Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in California. He served his residency in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California, and in Orthopedics at University Hospital, University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
MARY FIELDS

MARY FIELDS

Executive Director & COO

Mary has been with the VIM Clinic since 1996. She directs all administrative functions and manages the clinic’s annual budget. She comes to the clinic with expertise in Project Management, Fundraising and Public Relations. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Junior League of Martin County, where she served as President in 2002. She is a 2003 graduate of the Martin County LEADERShip Class and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Maryland, College Park.
WILLIAM M. BETHEA, MD FACP

WILLIAM M. BETHEA, MD FACP

William is a board certified Internal Medicine Specialist who retired in 2013 after 42 years of private practice in Norfolk, VA. He has been actively associated with VIM since shortly after moving to Florida with his wife Kathy, who is also volunteering at the VIM Clinic.
VICTORIA DODDS, DNP, APRN

VICTORIA DODDS, DNP, APRN

Victoria is one of our two Clinical Directors. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner since graduating from Columbia University in 1994. Experiences include a private Internal Medicine Practice in Ohio. She also has a BS in Human Nutrition & Food Management from Ohio State University. Although Vickie has lived in Florida for a while, she is still a Buckeye!
ALAN EDDISON, DNP, APRN

ALAN EDDISON, DNP, APRN

Alan has been an Adult Nurse Practitioner since graduating from Ball State University in 2013. He originally came to VIM as a student in 2011 and has been with us since as a volunteer and as of 2016 one of our clinical directors. His experiences include being a Coast Guard EMT, an ER and ICU nurse and a flight nurse. In addition to his work at VIM, Alan works at a local Cardiology practice and provides house calls to homebound patients through a mobile medical practice.

PAUL SWANSON, MD

PAUL SWANSON, MD

Paul is Certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He completed his Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He received his Medical Degree and served his Internship and Residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.

We Do Great Things on a Budget

Over $10 Million of Free Medical Care Every Year

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98% Budget Spend Directly on Patient Care

Over 12,000 Patient Visits Last Year

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417 S.E. Balboa Ave. Stuart, FL 34994

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P: (772) 463-4128 F: (772) 463-4129

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