A native of Tampa, Dr. Pidala attended the University of South Florida. He went on to Medical School at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. After an Internship in Internal Medicine at the University of South Florida Affiliated Hospitals, he completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the same facility.

Dr. Pidala is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine.

Formerly, Dr. Pidala served as Medical Director for the Rescue Division of Tampa Fire Department. Also he was Medical Director of Care Flight, which was a Helicopter program at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Dr. Anthony Pidala has been a member of EMATB for over 28 years, serving as president for the group for a period of time. Dr. Pidala is the current Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Hospital Emergency Department, and has been for over 16 years.