Our Healthcare ProvidersCoastal Senior Healthcare providers have many years of experience caring for seniors. With practical experience gained from years of hands on experience and backed by rigorous board certification and education, our team is able to provide expert care to you or your loved one.
Brianne Foster, APRN, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
Originally from Rural Pennsylvania, Brianne has lived in the Bradenton area for 7 years. Brianne chose to specialize in senior and family care versus other areas of nursing and healthcare because of her strong passion for wellness and care for the aging population. Brianne has worked in the medical field for over 15 years, before obtaining her Family Nurse Practitioner License. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University in 2014, then her Masters of Science in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University in 2020 graduating with the highest honors. In her spare time, Brianne enjoys traveling with her husband and son and experimenting with wildlife photography.
Autumn Stevanus, APRN, NP-C
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Native to Florida, Autumn was born and raised in St. Petersburg. Autumn worked as a cardiac nurse for 7 years at both Bayfront Medical Center and St Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg Florida before receiving her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of South Florida in December 2017. As an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Autumn brings a high level of expert care to our aging senior population. Autumn is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, as well as the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has also earned the Nursing Alumni Nightingale Award, and the Nursing Leadership Award from her peers and professors at the University of South Florida. In her spare time, Autumn enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys traveling, shopping, and trying new restaurants.
Stacy Sauer, APRN
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Stacy began her nursing career in 1991 as a CNA, and graduated as a Registered Nurse in 2001 from Ivy Tech State College. After working as a circulating nurse in the operating room and her years of experience in a multi-specialty office focused on Cardiology, Pulmonology and Gastroenterology, she decided to take her career to the next level by pursuing her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Ball State University in 2009. While at Ball State University, Stacy complemented her studies in Gerontology at Indiana University. As a Nurse Practitioner, Stacy has practiced in Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Skilled Nursing Care, and Assisted Living Care. With her many years of experience, Stacy brings a unique perspective to her patient care. When she isn’t caring for her patients, she is enjoying her family, and outdoor activities.
Kristi Kita, APRN, NP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
Kristi has over 20 years of experience as an Intensive Care Unit Nurse. She pursued her Master's degree in nursing from Kaplan University graduating in 2016. As a certified Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, she brings her years of ICU nursing and expertise to her patient care. Her personal experience with her father's early-onset of dementia gives her a unique perspective and understanding of the family struggles to care for their aging loved ones. Since moving to Florida in 2008, Kristi has been able to enjoy more of her favorite outdoor activities like gardening, photography, and diving. She is passionate about dog rescue and is a volunteer and foster mom to Manatee County dog shelters.
Regina Soderberg, APRN
Adult Nurse Practitioner
A native of NY, Regina has called the West Coast of Florida home since the age of 3. She has worked as a registered nurse for over 20 years and the last 9 years as a nurse practitioner specializing in family care. Before receiving her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of South Florida, she completed her Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Miami. As a certified Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Regina brings expert and compassionate care specifically focused on senior living. Her care philosophy is centered on learning what each of her patients’ need and creating individualized care. In her spare time, Regina enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, boating and learning about Florida history.
Daniel Johnson, MD
Dr. Johnson brings over 30 years of experience to our Coastal Senior Healthcare team. He graduated in 1982 from the University of Illinois with his Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry and earned his M.D. in 1986. Dr. Johnson specializes in general family medicine but has been involved in senior care and long term care since 1989. Originally from Crystal Lake, Illinois, he moved to the Bradenton/Sarasota area in 2007. As our Medical Director, he challenges our providers to keep up with the latest medical trends in care and is always available to consult with our providers and patients. When not caring for his patients you will find Dr. Johnson enjoying the outdoors while hiking or kayaking.