Providers

Paul Toomey, MD

Board-Certified General Surgeon

Dr. Toomey arrived in Bradenton in 2015 after completing his surgical training. He is originally from Hagerstown, Maryland. He completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University in 2004 majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He did his General Surgery training at the University of South Florida and is fellowship trained in Hepatopancreatobiliary & Foregut Advanced Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgery. He completed his fellowship in 2013 at Florida Hospital Tampa.

Dr. Toomey is a board-certified General Surgeon and an academician at heart, with 21 publications and 37 national/regional presentations. He did a research fellowship from 2011-2012 at the Moffitt Cancer Center, focusing on cancer immunology for melanoma and pancreatic cancer. He is married to Dr. Karen Matta-Toomey, an Obstetrician & Gynecologist at West Coast Ob/Gyn in Bradenton, Fl and has two beautiful daughters.

In September of 2020, Dr. Toomey in conjunction with Manatee Memorial Hospital was awarded the Surgical Review Corporation’s Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COER) this accreditation programs requirements and evaluation processes were developed in conjunction with major industry leaders. During this process a rigorous site inspection was conducted by SRC. They concluded that Dr. Toomey and Manatee Memorial Hospital has exceeded the comprehensive requirements, and is truly committed to maintaining the highest form of excellence.

Riva Das, MD

Board-Certified General Surgeon

Dr. Riva Das is a board-certified General Surgeon whose clinical interests include diseases of the colon and rectum with a focus on robotic operations. She is a world traveler and global health advocate. She has served mission trips in several countries including Ecuador, India, Bolivia, and the Dominican Republic to make advanced minimally invasive techniques accessible to underserved areas. Outside of her passion for practicing medicine, she enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga, and playing the violin. She has also joined a number of community orchestras over the years. She resides in Lakewood Ranch and loves spending time with her dog Loki.

Dr. Das is originally from Rochester Hills, Michigan. She graduated from Duke University in 2008 with a degree in Chemistry and minors in German and Biology. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in 2012. She completed her General Surgery training at Abington Jefferson Health outside of Philadelphia in Abington, Pennsylvania. Upon completion of her surgical residency, she completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Colon & Rectal Surgery with the Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando/Orlando Health in Orlando, Florida, prior to joining her current practice at Florida Surgical Specialists. 

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