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We have teams of caring and highly skilled healthcare providers throughout the state of florida. Please click the city closest to your location and learn about clinics, caregivers and other resources in your area. We can stop HIV one conversation at a time.

Peter Berkey, MD-St. Petersburg (CAN at Metro), Ybor (CAN at Metro)

Dr. Peter Berkey graduated with a B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Oregon. He attended medical school in Puerto Rico and is conversant in Spanish. He completed his Residency and Chief Residency at NY Medical College Westchester County Medical Center and completed his Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. He is board certified in Infectious Disease/Internal Medicine. During his Fello... read more

Michael Karagiozis, DO-Clearwater (CAN at Metro), New Port Richey (CAN at Metro), Ybor (CAN at Metro)

Dr. Karagiozis' experience with HIV began more than 30 years ago. Assigned to Hollywood Community Hospital for his student clinical rotations, he discovered that virtually the entire fifth floor was populated by men dying of the new and mysterious disease called AIDS. That early educational experience —at a time when the cause of HIV disease and potential treatments were little more than guesses and speculation  —formed the core of... read more

Dr. Stephen Henry, DMD-Jacksonville

Dr. Henry holds a BA in Criminology and a DMD. His previous experience includes military service as an active duty Combat Medic, a Medical Platoon Leader, and a Brigade Dental Surgeon where he performed all types of general dental procedures under austere conditions. Dr. Henry then transitioned to private practice and gained certifications in Lumineers™, Invisalign™ and mini-implants. Just prior to working for CAN, he worked for the... read more

Erik Lowman, DO-Oakland (Midland)

Certification: Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009-Present. Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006-Present (Recertified 2016) Post Graduate Training: Rush University Medical Center/John H Strager Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois; Infectious Disease Fellow 2007-2009; University of Florida Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida; Chief Medical Resident, Department of Medicine 2006... read more

Kenneth Kaplan, MD-Oakland (Midland)

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999, Recertified 2009. Postgraduate Training: Faulkner Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Chief Residency in Ambulatory Medicine 5/1988-5/1989 Residency in Internal Medicine 6/1985-6/1988. Education: Tufts University School of Medicine Boston Massachusetts 1981-1985, University of Engineering 1977-1981, Medford, Massachusetts Suma Cum Laude 1977-1981.... read more

John Jones, MD-Oakland (Midland)

Certification: American Board of Family Practice, 2002, Recertified 2009. USMLE Ι, ΙΙ, ΙΙΙ successfully completed. Postgraduate Training: St. Mary’s Medical Center Evansville, Indiana; Family Practice Chief Resident, 6/1999-6/2002 Education: Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, Indiana; Doctor of Medicine, 8/1995-6/1999 University of Evansville Evansville, Indiana, Bachelors of Science, Biology, 8/1991-6/... read more

Noah Lee, DO-Oakland (Midland)

Certification: American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians Licensed Family Practitioner; American Academy of HIV Medicine Certified Specialist; Education: Nova Southeastern University / Palmetto General Hospital, North Miami/Hialeah, FL Family Practice Residency, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, FL Doctor of Osteopathy, University of Miami, Miami, FL Bachelor of Science... read more

Scott Hall, MD, AAHIVS-Oakland (Lifeway)

Dr. Scott Hall attended the University of Cincinnati where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He went on to study medicine at Ohio State University where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1996. He then completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA in 1999, and became board certified in Internal Medicine.... read more

Serge Gardere, DO, AOBNMM, AAHIVS-Oakland (Lifeway)

Dr. Serge Gardere was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He attended Nova Southeastern University where he earned a bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr Gardere graduated at the top 5% of his class. He went on to study medicine at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree in 2010. He went on to residency at North Shore/Long Islan... read more

Marah Lee, DO, FACP, AAHIVS-Oakland (Lifeway)

Dr. Lee graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989, completed her internship and residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City in 1992, and served as chief resident until June 1993. Prior to medical school, she was a Licensed Practical Nurse for 12 years. ... read more

Dana Barnes, MD-Daytona/Jacksonville

Dana Barnes, MD, was born in Jacksonville, Florida and is a graduate of The University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach where she was co-president of the Residents’ Association and resident representative to the Florida Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Barnes is an HIV Specialist with the American Academy of HIV Medicine and a Board Certified Family Physici... read more

Steven Barnett, MD-Columbia

Dr. Barnett is board-certified in family medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his residency in Hartford, CT. After his residency, Dr. Barnett was recruited by the South Carolina Department of Rural Health to provide care in Winnsboro, SC, which was extremely underserved with one of the highest poverty rates in the state. In addition to providing comprehensive primary and preventati... read more

Kimberly T. Randolph, ARNP-C – Tampa (Midtown)

Kimberly Randolph is a Certified Physician’s Assistant specializing in Family Medicine in Tampa, FL. She is affiliated with Florida Hospital Carrolwood.... read more

Naomi C. Mizel, PA-C – Tampa (Midtown)

Naomi proudly served in the United States Army and is a graduate of the Interservice Physician Assistant Program. She went on the get her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska and is a board certified physician assistant. Naomi has worked as a PA-C in both family practice and internal medicine.... read more

Edward W. Braun, MD – Tampa (Midtown), Ybor (CAN at Metro)

Graduating from University of South Florida in 1986, Dr. Edward Braun has built a specialty of HIV care in Tampa. He is on the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Dr. Braun is affiliated with University Community Hospital, the Morton Plant Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital.... read more

Cristina Amado, MD – Winter Park (Premier ID)

A University of Florida Gator, Dr. Cristina Amado moved on to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  She trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at George Washington (GW) University in Washington, DC.  While at GW, she also received a certificate in Health Policy, as well as in Underserved Medicine and Public Health.  She is a member of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of Ameri... read more

Brian W. Elliot, MD – St. Petersburg (CAN at Metro)

Dr. Brian W. Elliott graduated the University of Kentucky in 1969 and the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1973.  He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Louisville and then a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Tennessee. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medical and Infectious Disease. Practicing medicine in St. Petersburg since 1978, Dr. Elliott started caring for... read more

Seema Patel, MD – Winter Park (Premier ID)

A Board Certified Infectious Disease specialist, Dr. Seema Patel is an experienced physician with a special interest in HIV, atypical infections and tropical medicine. She received her medical and residency training from the Medical College of Virginia.  There she completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  Dr. Patel went on to complete her fellowship in Infectious Diseases from the University of Tennessee. ... read more

Archana K. Shah, MD – Winter Park (Premier ID)

Dr. Archana Shah grew up in India where she graduated from medical school with highest honors before migrating to the United States. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey. Following her residency, she completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at a large university hospital in Newark, New Jersey where she served a diverse population. After her fellowship ended in 1999, Dr.... read more

Joshua Beasley, PA-C – Sarasota (IDA)

Certified Physicians Assistant at Infectious Disease Associates.... read more

Jasmina Ouhri, PA-C, Sarasota (IDA)

Ms. Ouhri works in Sarasota, FL and specializes in Infectious Disease. Ms. Ouhri is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.... read more

Marie V. Langone, MP – Sarasota (IDA)

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner at Infectious Disease Associates... read more

Andrew Blix, ARNP – Sarasota (IDA)

Andrew D. Blix is a Nurse Practitioner Specialist in Sarasota, Florida. He graduated with honors in 2016. Andrew is affiliated with many hospitals including Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Doctors Hospital Of Sarasota, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in the medical group, Infectious Diseases Associates.... read more

Vilma M. Vega, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Vilma Vega received her medical degree from the University of Illinois, where she developed a passion to practice infectious disease. During her training at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, she felt a strong calling to care for HIV/AIDS patients at a time when it was not popular. Dr. Vega is Board Certified in Infectious Disease and also certified as an HIV/AIDS specialist.  She has been a physician with the Infec... read more

Maribel Gonzalez, ARNP – North Port

Maribel Bonzalez received her M.S. Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner/School Nurse Practitioner from Florida Atlantic University. She specializes in infectious diseases and has worked in an HIV/AIDS environment for 11 years. Besides working as an ARNP, she has taught at Florida Gulf Coast University and University of South Florida as a Clinical Health Educator. Maribel is a published author and has presented to conference audiences.... read more

Sudha Tallapragada, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Sudha Tallapragada is an infectious disease specialist in Sarasota, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. She is one of 10 doctors at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and one of 15 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specialize... read more

Christina M. Burke, PA-C – North Port, St. Petersburg (CAN at Metro)

Christina Burke completed her undergraduate degree (B.S.) in Biology at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and her graduate degree (M.H.S.) in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of South Alabama.  She realized her passion for caring for and treating patients with HIV/AIDS while a PA student and since graduating in 2003, has done just that working with clinics in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.... read more

Lenka Offner, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Lenka Offner is an infectious disease specialist in Sarasota, FL and is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital. A graduate of the University of South Alabama, Dr. Offner is one of 15 doctors at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specializes in infectious disease.... read more

Michael W. Milam, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Michael Milam is an infectious disease specialist in Sarasota, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Doctors Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Doctors Hospital and one of 15 doctors at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specialize in Infec... read more

Roberto A. Mercado, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Roberto Mercado is an infectious disease specialist in Sarasota, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area including Doctors Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Universidad de Cartagena and completed his residency at the Maimonides Medical Center. He achieved a fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine.... read more

Julie A. Larkin, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Julie Larkin specializes in infectious disease medicine. She graduated from the University of South Florida / College of Medicine in 1990, and completed her residency at the University AI Hospital in 1993. Her fellowship was achieved at USF / Tampa General Hospital.... read more

Andrew H. Krinsky, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Andrew Krinsky graduated medical school a the Universidad del Noreste, and completed his residency at Prince George’s General Hospital and Medical Center. His Fellowship was attained at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He achieved  his certification in Infectious Disease from the American Board Internal Medicine.  ... read more

Amy Wecker, MD – South Beach

Dr. Wecker completed her undergraduate degree at Tulane University and medical degree in Israel with a joint degree from Columbia University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. She completed her internal medical residency at Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and ID Fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In 2007, she moved to Ft. Myers and was a partner at Internal Medicine Associates for 7 years. In 2014, she moved ... read more

Manuel E. Gordillo, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Manuel Gordillo is an infectious disease specialist in Sarasota, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Doctors Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from National University of San Marcos and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Doctors Hospital and one of 15 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.... read more

Rishi Bhattacharyya, MD – Sarasota (IDA)

Dr. Rishi Bhattacharyya is an infectious disease specialist in Sarasota, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice between 6-10 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Crozer-Chester Medical Center and one of 10 at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota who ... read more

Jessica A. Altamirano, MD – Miami

Dr. Jessica Altamirano received her medical degree from the Universidad Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Her foreign training, which exposed her to learning about tropical illnesses and other endemic infections of the region, was fundamental in carving out her interest in infectious diseases. After graduating from medical school, she worked for a year as a House physician in the Clinical Immunology/HIV department a... read more

Sandra L. Gallagher, LCSW, MSW – Sarasota

Sandra L. Gallagher is a Clinical Social Worker Specialist who graduated with honors in 1992. Having more than 24 years of diverse experiences, especially in Clinical Social Worker, Sandra Gallagher affiliates with no hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists.... read more

Douglas A. Walsh Sr. DO – Sarasota, St. Petersburg (Metro/CAN)

Dr. Douglas Walsh graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and the Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1970. He specializes in HIV and practices in Bradenton, Florida.... read more

Jeffrey C. Anglin, MSW, CAP – Sarasota

Dr. Jeffrey Anglin is a Board Certified Addictions Professional, Member, International Association of Trauma Professionals. Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR),  Consultant on Parenting, Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Interventionist to persons in active addiction, published author and public speaker. “Early in my career, I found working with alcoholics and addicts to be an extremely reward... read more