Board Certified General Surgeon

Compassionate Healthcare


Dr. Tufts is a dedicated and experienced physician who believes in working with patients to improve their health.  He is committed to providing comprehensive health care services to patients in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Experienced Medical Professionals


  • Undergraduate degree from Auburn University 
  • Medical degree from the University of South Florida
  • Residency Training at Wake Forest
  • Fellowship for Bariatric Minimally Invasive Surgery at Dartmouth. 
  • Board Certified by the American College of Surgeons
  • Certified by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Lasting Relationships


 As a Florida Native from Tampa, Dr. Tufts

 is determined to provide personalized, 

high-quality care to patient of Southwest Florida. 

Dr. Matthew Tufts and Dr. John F. Guarino MD PA  welcomes patients from all over South Florida. Including Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port, Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, Englewood, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita  Springs, Naples, Marco Island, Ellenton, Parrish, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Brandon, Arcadia, Lakeland, Orlando,  Jacksonville and Ocala. We are happy to see patients from the following  counties: Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Lee, Collier, Pinellas,  Hillsborough, Polk, Orange & Marion.