Feature Profiles

Nephrologist Relies on Lifestyle Change as Much as Medicine

Jan 11, 2017 at 09:22 pm by Staff

By PL JETER When Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer proclaimed Dec. 10, 2016, as Dr. Banji Awosika Day for his contribution to nephrology, hypertension and kidney dialysis through preve.... Read More

Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD

Jan 11, 2017 at 09:17 pm by Staff

By PL JETER The dentist dad of Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD, emigrated to the United States from India in 1979 with only $8 in his pocket. His incentive: to live the American Dream an.... Read More

Hank C. Hill, MD

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:40 am by Staff

By PL Jeter KISSIMMEE--Hank Hill, MD, recalls a pivotal moment in high school when a guidance counselor recommended bypassing biological research to pursue a medical degree.... Read More

Larry Jones

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:36 am by Staff

By PL JETER Health policy expert Larry Jones isn't certain that much will change about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after President Barack Obama leaves office Jan. 20, even t.... Read More

Michael J. Jablonski, MD

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:07 pm by Staff

It seemed a cinch that Michael Jablonski would follow his father and brother into the family urology practice, established in 1970. "When I was 15, my dad called me in the mi.... Read More

Atul Madan, MD, MBA

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:05 pm by Staff

Growing up in New Delhi, India "the only thing my parents wanted from me and my brother were accolades in education," recalled Atul Madan, MD, MBA. His attention to educationa.... Read More

Lawrence S. Halperin, MD, - Raising a Voice

Oct 12, 2016 at 10:24 am by Staff

As a youngster in blustery Brooklyn, NY, Lawrence Halperin, MD, fondly recalls dinner table conversation, when his dentist dad told stories of helping people in pain. "It kin.... Read More

Marni Jameson-Carey - Getting the Word Out

Oct 12, 2016 at 10:20 am by Staff

If Marni Jameson-Carey could clone herself, there's no telling how the energetic, multi-talented business leader could change the world. In the two years since the former Orla.... Read More

Kevin M. Sherin, MD, MPH

Sep 14, 2016 at 04:55 pm by Staff

In his last position before returning to Orlando, Kevin Sherin, MD, MPH, oversaw a staff of 376 and a budget of $275 million in his role as deputy director of the California D.... Read More

Fraser Cobbe

Sep 14, 2016 at 04:45 pm by Staff

It's difficult to believe Fraser Cobbe has been executive director of the 108-year-old Orange County Medical Society for only two years. A Florida State University political s.... Read More

Julie Laybourne Swee, BSN, RN

Aug 10, 2016 at 03:53 pm by Staff

LAKE NONA--Gliding quickly down a bright hallway despite a crouched position, Julie Laybourne Swee catches up to squirmy 7-year-old "Pom-Pom" Palmer. The young girl feigns sur.... Read More

Kendra Harris MD, MSc

Aug 10, 2016 at 03:52 pm by Staff

At Bigfork High School in rural Montana, Kendra Marie Harris, MD, MSc, wasn't exactly a standout. With some 90 students in her graduating class, she wasn't even in the top 10.... Read More

Pediatric Surgery Chief Steadily Grows Division

Jul 12, 2016 at 02:12 pm by Staff

For Adela Casas-Melley, MD, joining Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando this year marked a double homecoming. Not only was she returning to her home state. She was also com.... Read More

Nemours CEO Named One of the 2016 50 Most Influential Physician Executives

May 06, 2016 at 04:24 pm by Staff

Dr. David J. Bailey, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Jacksonville-based Nemours Children's Health System has been named by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the 50 Most Influ.... Read More

Honing Protocols is Focus for Trauma Medical Director

Apr 11, 2016 at 01:14 pm by Staff

If it wasn't for an intense practice as trauma medical director for Central Florida Regional Hospital, Alexander Evans, MD, MBA, might well be driving a race car. "My wife and.... Read More

Head and Neck Surgeon Focuses on Cancer Treatment, Reconstruction

Mar 02, 2016 at 05:34 pm by Staff

Like a frequent marathoner who takes the miles in stride, head and neck surgeon Terry Su, MD, DDS, practices a rhythm of endurance and recovery. In procedures that can take 10.... Read More

Orlando Health Attorney George F. Indest III Selected to 2016 Florida Super Lawyers List

Mar 02, 2016 at 11:40 am by Staff

George F. Indest III, President and Managing Partner of The Health Law Firm, has been selected to the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list. This honor is limited to no more than fi.... Read More

Ophthalmologist Had Early Focus

Nov 13, 2015 at 02:34 pm by Staff

MAITLAND - When Jerry Shuster left Miami and enrolled at the University of Florida in Gainesville, engineering was foremost on his mind. But within a year, he not only had dec.... Read More

This is Slowing Down?

Oct 06, 2015 at 05:29 pm by Staff

ORLANDO - When he was growing up in Chile, Sergio Larach was surrounded by healers. His mother and father were dentists. His uncle was a professor of gastrointestinal surgery,.... Read More

Octogenarian Ophthalmologist Still Working Six Days a Week

May 01, 2015 at 02:45 pm by Staff

SUMTERVILLE - It's not every day you come across an octogenarian who is still working part-time. And it is even more uncommon to find one who is a practicing physician. But it.... Read More