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Ashley Bellant, APRN, FNP-C

Accepting New Patients

Ashley Bellant is a highly accomplished Nurse Practitioner with dual certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Family Doctors of Englewood, making her an invaluable asset to our team and patients.

Ashley’s journey in healthcare began with a solid foundation as a Registered Nurse, where she gained extensive experience working in high-pressure environments such as the emergency department. Her ability to remain calm and efficient during critical situations has honed her skills and deepened her commitment to providing exceptional patient care.

Ashley's academic achievements are as impressive as her professional experience. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from the State College of Florida, where she developed a strong clinical foundation and a passion for patient advocacy. Pursuing higher education, she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of South Tampa. This program expanded her clinical skills and theoretical knowledge, preparing her for advanced practice roles.

Driven by a desire to make a more significant impact in healthcare, Ashley furthered her education by earning a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Here, she specialized in family and emergency nursing, equipping her with the expertise to handle a broad range of health conditions and patient needs.

Ashley is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, staying engaged with the latest advancements in medical research and practice guidelines. Her commitment to continuous learning and professional development ensures that she provides the highest standard of care to her patients.

At Family Doctors of Englewood, Ashley is dedicated to delivering personalized, compassionate care. She takes the time to understand each patient's unique health concerns, fostering a collaborative approach to treatment and wellness. Ashley's empathetic nature, coupled with her extensive clinical experience, makes her a trusted and respected healthcare provider in our community.


Benjamin Heflin, D.O. 

Accepting New Patients

Dr. Heflin, a cherished member of the Port Charlotte and Englewood communities, has deep roots in the area where he was born and raised. An alumnus of Port Charlotte High School, his journey into healthcare began in his hometown and continued to flourish as he pursued higher education.

His academic endeavor led him to the University of South Florida, where he delved into the complexities of life sciences, earning his B.S. in Biology. As his passion for medicine grew, he journeyed further into the field, attending the esteemed Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. There, he achieved his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree, equipping him with a holistic perspective towards patient care.

Dr. Heflin honed his skills and broadened his expertise during his Family Medicine residency at St. Petersburg General Hospital. His dedication to medical practice and devotion to community wellness were evident during this pivotal period in his career.

After years of education and training, Dr. Heflin made a heartfelt decision to return to his roots in Englewood. Committed to his community, he offers high-quality, individualized healthcare, bridging his professional knowledge with his innate understanding of his hometown's unique health needs.

Beyond the sphere of medicine, Dr. Heflin cherishes his time spent with family. He and his wife are proud parents to two young children, who fill their lives with joy and constant inspiration. As a dedicated professional and family man, Dr. Heflin embodies the spirit of community-centric healthcare, striving every day to improve the well-being of his beloved hometown.

We are so excited to welcome Englewood native Dr. Heflin to the team- schedule your appointment with Dr. Heflin today!

Meet Our Doctors
Ashley Bellant, APRN, FNP-C

Make Family Doctors of Englewood Your Primary Care Office 

We accept patients who manage their health care coverage through Original Medicare or Humana Medicare Advantage Plans.

  • Original Medicare 

  • Medicare Secondary Insurance

  • Humana Medicare Advantage ( Humana Gold Plus) Plans HMO/PPO

If you have questions about insurance or don't see your plan listed, call our office, and we can connect you with a trusted agent. 

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Questions? Need Directions? Start a chat now to begin your wellness journey. 

Book Your Appointment

Our offices are open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Call Today! 

We're Open!

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, ensuring you have ample opportunity to schedule your appointments and receive the care you need. Additionally, we understand that health concerns can arise at any time. That's why we are always available by phone for our patients 24/7 to address any urgent needs. At Family Doctors of Englewood, your health and well-being are our top priorities, and we are committed to providing you with the support and care you deserve whenever you need it.

Explore Our Services 

Family Doctors of Englewood knows the importance of having a great, personal relationship with your Primary Care Provider. Our staff is specially trained to give you a 5-star experience every time you walk through our door.  

  • Geriatric Care 

  • Preventative Care 

  • Routine Physical Exams 

  • Immunizations 

  • Well Woman Exams 

  • Trigger & Joint Injections 

  • Disease Management Care 

  • Lab Work *

  • Patient Education 

  • OMT Procedures 

  • Skin Cancer Screening 

  • Dermatology Procedures and Minor Surgeries 

  • Telemedicine 

  • Arthritis Care

  • Diabetes Care 

  • Asthma Care 

  • & More! 

* Some services are available to Humana Medicare Advantage Patients only. Ask your provider for details. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you specialize in any other services?

  • All of our physicians are on call 24/7.

  • We offer hands-on care by providing manipulations, also called OMT procedures (osteopathic manipulative treatments).

  • Our medical assistants are very well-trained in drawing blood, and we do our own lab draws in the office.*

  • If a patient’s diagnosis suggests the need for a specialist, we will connect you with the best specialist for your needs.

​* For Humana Medicare Advantage Patients

Who are the patients we serve? 

We are a network provider for Humana. A Humana Medicare Advantage Plan can provide all the benefits of Original Medicare and then some, including prescription drug coverage.

A Humana policy can supply:


  • Medicare Advantage HMO

  • Medicare Advantage PPOs

Do you have questions about your insurance coverage? We're here to help. Give us a call today! 

Become a patient

We are currently accepting new patients! We accept Original Medicare, Supplements, and
Humana Medicare

If you have questions about your insurance coverage or do not see your current insurance listed, you can contact our office or either of our dedicated HUMANA agents, and they will be happy to answer any questions! 

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Amber Hull

Insurance Agent

941 592 7640

Contact Us

New Patients: If you are a new patient and would like to be contacted by our office, please fill out the form below.

Prescription Refill Requests: For prescription refill requests, please call the office directly.

Urgent Needs: If you have an urgent need, please call the office immediately, 24/7.

Insurance Questions: If you have insurance questions and would like assistance from our trusted insurance representatives, let us know. They can help ensure you have the coverage you need and the benefits you deserve.

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