Meet Our Urologists
We put you first! Our passion is to provide you with optimal care and education regarding your health and use the most advanced methods to treat all of your urological needs.
Dr. Williams is Board Certified in Adult and Pediatric Urology by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Williams received his medical degree at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine where he was honored with the 1989 Research Scholarship Award. He completed his urology residency at the Dartmouth and studied pediatric urology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Williams is licensed to practice Adult and Pediatric Urology in the states of Florida, Vermont and New Hampshire. He is published in the Journal of Urology and currently serves as chairman of the Cancer Committee at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He also serves on the board of the Florida Prostate Center.
Dr. Williams is an avid speaker and conducts many presentations, seminars and lectures for the community.
Dr. Tingles received his medical degree at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. He remained at the University of Florida to complete his surgical internship and urology residency at the University’s Shands Hospital.
Dr. Tingle is licensed by the State of Florida Board of Medicine and is Board Certified. He is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), the Southeastern Section of the AUA, and the Florida Urologic Society. As a practicing urologist for more than 23 years locally, Dr. Tingle enjoys a great reputation and as a result has one of the busiest urology practices in the Sarasota and Manatee County region.
A general urologist, Dr. Tingle has vast experience successfully treating kidney stones, BPH, erectile dysfunction/penile prosthesis, vasectomy and has a high success rate with vasectomy reversals.
Dr. A. Joseph Bilik joined Florida Urology Specialists in September 1997. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School. At Georgetown, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and distinguished with the Georgetown Clinical Society Award as the Outstanding Clinician in the class of 1989.
Dr. Bilik completed his general surgical training at Massachusetts General Hospital and did his urological surgical training at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. At Lahey Hitchcock Medical Clinic, he served as Chief Resident of Urology. Dr. Bilik was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Serving on two carriers as their medical officer, the last being during Operation Desert Storm.
Dr. Bilik is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Board Certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has received the Sarasota Memorial Hospital Hero Award among other awards from our local hospital.
Dr. Bilik is a longstanding member of the community and enjoys an outstanding reputation. He is a dedicated physician and treats a wide variety or urological problems. Dr. Bilik has had a high success rate treating BPH, Female Incontinence, Kidney Stones, Bladder Cancer and Prostate Cancer.
Dr. Gapin’s deep desire to help his patients, paired with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, has kept him at the forefront of medical advancements in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Gapin has been a pioneer in the U.S. for a minimally invasive option to treat prostate cancer-high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)-which better preserves patients’ quality of life following treatment. Previously, surgery or radiation have been the only options, both carrying risks of post-treatment sexual dysfunction and incontinence.
After a 10-year clinical trial, HIFU now has FDA-approval, however, it has been performed worldwide for 20 years. Dr. Gapin has been successfully treating patients at a clinic in the Bahamas for four years making him one of the most experienced urologists in the U.S. at the outpatient procedure, which takes about two hours. He also is at the forefront of advanced diagnostic techniques to better detect prostate cancer, a crucial advancement since older biopsy techniques miss 30 to 50 percent of cancers. Using 3-D MRI imaging and targeted ultrasound fusion biopsy, accuracy is boosted to 95 percent. He combines this with genomic profiling to identify biomarkers that can help avoid unnecessary biopsies.
Dr. Gapin is Board Certified in urology and joined Florida Urology Specialists in 2004. He recently founded Sarasota Prostate Care to focus on advanced prostate care diagnosis and treatment. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Florida.
With two children under age three, Dr. Gapin relishes the time he spends with family and someday hopes to enjoy golf and tennis again.
Combining a lifetime interest in nature and science with a desire to help others made a career in medicine a natural choice for urologist Dr. Matt Perry. His interest in urology grew because it was the first specialty to use robotic surgery for minimally invasive procedures. That interest spurred him to complete six years of training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic where he also served as chief resident and as a clinical instructor. Dr. Perry also works to deliver the clinic’s model of state-of-the-art medicine with a strong culture of compassionate care-giving in service of patients, with whom he likes to develop collaborative and personal relationships, involving them with decisions about their own care.
Dr. Perry’s practice encompasses general urology with a focus on delivering excellent outcomes for patients with prostate, bladder and kidney cancers, kidney stones, prostate enlargement, erectile dysfunction, and female incontinence. While he has extensive expertise in robotic surgery and minimally invasive procedures, Dr. Perry’s philosophy is to consider a broad range of treatment options to find which is best for an individual patient. He appreciates the high caliber of care and collaborative spirit within the local urology community and the collegiality that spurs him to deliver the highest level of care he can. That care has earned Dr. Perry recognition as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for the past three years.
Originally from Miami, Dr. Perry enjoys Sarasota’s smaller town atmosphere and its natural bounty. With his strong interest in nature conservation, he and his wife participate actively with Mote Marine. He also enjoys water sports, fishing, kayaking, and paddle boarding in local waters and, along with a friend, is building a Downeaster-style lobster boat. Dr. Perry also loves experimenting in his garden growing vegetables, fruit trees, and herbs, and wants his young daughter to grow up with dirt beneath her fingernails.
To ensure you receive optimal diagnosis and the full range of treatment options for your particular condition, each of our dedicated physicians has completed a minimum of nine years of extensive medical and surgical training before entering private practice.