Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Monday, September 21, 2020

health

Health Pros: Alejandro Victoria, M.D.

Health Pros: Alejandro Victoria, M.D.

A native of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Victoria practices internal medicine and is a hospitalist. He has lived in Clermont for 17 years and joined Aegis Medical Group in March. “I feel blessed for what I’ve been doing for the…
Health Pros: Your advocate  for life

Health Pros: Your advocate for life

A cancer diagnosis is the last thing you want to hear from your doctor. It’s hard to know what to do, or even what to think. Where do you go for help? How will you know what’s next? Thankfully, there’s…
Health Pros: Frank B. Pellegrino, M.D.

Health Pros: Frank B. Pellegrino, M.D.

Patients are well-acquainted with Dr. Pellegrino, who started practicing in the area in 1991. Dr. Pellegrino’s wide range of experience makes him well-qualified to handle everything from heart attacks to joint complaints to diabetes, as well as pediatrics and women’s…
Health Pros: Get ‘back’ to a normal, pain-free life

Health Pros: Get ‘back’ to a normal, pain-free life

Spinal decompression therapy can help eliminate pain from damaged spinal discs. A herniated disc can leave patients with excruciating pain in the neck or low back. Patients can also experience nerve pain that radiates down their arms or legs. Patients in…
Health Pros: Shahbaz A Cheema, M.D.

Health Pros: Shahbaz A Cheema, M.D.

Dr. Cheema is board-certified in internal medicine and earned his medical degree from The Agha Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed an internship with Easton Hospital in Pennsylvania. He is CEO and co-founder of Lakeview Internal Medicine and speaks…
Health Pros: Lora L. Thaxton, MD

Health Pros: Lora L. Thaxton, MD

Board-Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) Specialist Dr. Lora Thaxton was the only student in her class of 125 to graduate from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1995 in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry), a…
Health Pros: Ajay Bisht, M.D.

Health Pros: Ajay Bisht, M.D.

Dr. Ajay Bisht, one of the founders of the Aegis Medical Group, points to their practice being an MSO—management services organization—as the difference between their practice and competitors. “We are the first and maybe only MSO in Lake County. As…
Health Pros: Ma Thuzar Aung, M.D.

Health Pros: Ma Thuzar Aung, M.D.

 “Internal medicine is a unique and diverse medical field that includes a broad and comprehensive spectrum of illnesses. I am greatly fascinated with internal medicine,” Dr. Aung says. “I am well equipped to handle whatever problem a patient brings, no…
Health Pros: Florida Retina Institute

Health Pros: Florida Retina Institute

Florida Retina Institute is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Physicians on staff include Elias Mavrofrides, M.D.; Jaya B. Kumar, M.D.; Matthew A. Cunningham, M.D.; and SK Steven Houston III, M.D. This practice is excelled…
Health Pros: Dr. Nitza Alvarez

Health Pros: Dr. Nitza Alvarez

Cardiologist For the past 8 years, Dr. Nitza Alvarez of Tri-County Heart Institute has taken heart health to heart. She’s proud to run the area’s only female owned cardiology office, and makes it her mission to raise awareness of the…
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