Ricardo Lopez, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.Physician Associates
Ricardo Lopez, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, specializes in robotic surgery, infertility, high-risk obstetrics, advanced laparoscopic surgery for complex pelvic pathology, urinary incontinence, and treatment for multiple gynecologic conditions. He is certified in the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, minimally invasive surgery and in-office sterilization. Dr. Lopez received his medical education at Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Orlando at Orlando Health. He is a member of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Florida Obstetrics and Gynecology Society. Dr. Lopez is affiliated with Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies and Orlando Health. He is fluent in English and Spanish and practices at Physician Associates’ Sand Lake office. Located behind Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, the medical center offers immediate appointments for urgent-care needs.
7472 Doc’s Grove Circle, Orlando • 407-381-7336www.paof.com
Thomas Moraczewski, M.D.The Center for Natural and Integrative Medicine
Thomas Moraczewski, M.D., is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine for both men and women. As an integrative gynecologist, his goal is to replace and balance the appropriate hormones and their metabolites to more youthful levels, therefore restoring vitality and energy in patients of all ages. He has more than 30 years of experience, with a focus on anti-aging hormonal medicine, premenstrual syndrome, menopause, preconception care, infertility, thyroid and adrenal disorders. Dr. Moraczewski works closely with The Center for Natural and Integrative Medicine’s nutrition educator and weight-loss coach, Kiara Oberhaensli, to help with hormonal issues that may hinder weight loss. His approach to wellness includes bioidentical hormone therapy, advanced hormonal and nutritional testing, education and lifestyle changes.
6651 Vineland Road, Suite 150, Orlando • 407-355-9246www.drkalidas.com
Terrence Peppy, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.Physician Associates
Terrence Peppy, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, practices operative gynecology, including advanced laparoscopy, endometrial ablation, urinary incontinence — both diagnosis and treatment — pelvic organ prolapse with reconstructive surgery and nonsurgical treatment options, obstetrics and high-risk pregnancy. He is certified in the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, minimally invasive surgery and in-office sterilization. Dr. Peppy received his medical education and served his residency at The State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Florida Medical Association and Orange County Medical Society. Dr. Peppy is affiliated with Orlando Health and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. He practices at Physician Associates’ Sand Lake office. Located behind Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, the medical center offers immediate appointments for urgent-care needs.
Michael J. Tortorella, M.D.
Michael J. Tortorella, M.D., is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist who offers treatment in operative gynecology, family planning, obstetrics, infertility, menopausal disorders, laser surgeries, laparoscopic surgeries and uterine-ablation technique. Graduating summa cum laude, Dr. Tortorella completed his education at the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and Doctor of Medicine. He completed his residency at The University of Texas, Houston, and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Tortorella is a member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Florida Medical Association, Orange County Medical Society, and Florida Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was listed in America’s Top Doctors for 2002 and Orlando magazine’s Top Doctors for Central Florida in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2007. Dr. Tortorella is affiliated with Dr. P. Phillips Hospital and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. He maintains a private practice, where patients can always see the doctor and receive personalized, specialized care.
7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd., Medplex A, Suite 320, Orlando • 407-363-1003
Wendy U. Bui, O.D.Bay Hill Occhiali, a division of Bay Hill Eyecare
Wendy U. Bui, O.D., practices optometry at Bay Hill Occhiali, a division of Bay Hill Eyecare. She graduated from Illinois College of Optometry in 2006 and has been practicing in Central Florida for more than two years. Her office is equipped with the latest technologies in eye care and can handle all eye-care needs, including ocular disease treatment, co-management of Lasik and cataract surgeries, glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Bui excels in fitting complex contact lenses. Bay Hill Occhiali is an optical boutique specializing in personalized optical care. Chanel and Tiffany & Co. are among the brands offered at the boutique, which has more than 700 frames to choose from. Dr. Bui is accepting new patients.
7988 Via Dellagio Way, Suite 104, Orlando • 407-351-3232www.bayhilleyecare.com
Mont J. Cartwright, M.D.Medical Eye Associates
Mont J. Cartwright, M.D., is board-certified in ophthalmology and facial cosmetic surgery. His postgraduate medical training and merits include general and neurosurgery ophthalmology residencies; fellowships in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and glaucoma at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute; and in general cosmetic surgery and facial cosmetic surgery. With a career that spans nearly two decades, Dr. Cartwright is a leader in eye microsurgery and facial plastic/cosmetic surgery. He uses the most advanced eye and facial surgical techniques to improve patients’ outcomes, resulting in faster healing times, while minimizing surgical risks. Dr. Cartwright founded Medical Eye Associates to provide patients with a practice that is sincerely committed to providing only the highest quality of medical and surgical care.
921 N. Main St., Kissimmee • 407-933-7800 • 877-320-64051525 S. Orange Ave., Orlando • 407-423-2400 • 877-320-6405www.medeyedoc.com
Sean P. Coughlin, O.D.Bay Hill Eyecare
Sean P. Coughlin, O.D., practices optometry at Bay Hill Eyecare, which has locations on Dr. Phillips Boulevard and in the Dellagio. He graduated from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1992 and has been in Central Florida since 2005. His practice is equipped to handle all eye-care needs, including ocular disease treatment, co-managing Lasik and cataract surgeries, glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Coughlin excels in fitting complex contact lens cases, including bifocal and astigmatism. Bay Hill Eyecare’s optical boutique carries more than 2,000 frames from designers like Cartier, Chrome Hearts, Tiffany & Co. and many others. Dr. Coughlin currently is accepting new patients.
7051 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 7, Orlando • 407-351-3232www.bayhilleyecare.com
Brenda DeForrest, O.D.DeForrest Eye Center & Optical
Brenda DeForrest, O.D., is a Florida board-certified optometric physician offering complete eye care, including optical and contact-lens fittings, Lasik evaluations, diabetic retinopathy evaluations and glaucoma treatment. She also provides no-puff glaucoma testing. Dr. DeForrest attended the University of Florida and New England College of Optometry, graduating with honors. She completed internships around the world, including Jerusalem; Boston; Albuquerque, N.M.; and Atlanta. She completed her residency, specializing in ocular disease and postoperative care, at the Magruder Eye Institute in 1990. Dr. DeForrest is a clinical examiner for the Florida State Board of Optometry and a volunteer for Prevent Blindness Florida and Grace Medical Home.
4884 S. Kirkman Road, Orlando • 407-298-8819www.deforresteyecenter.com
Eye Physicians of Central Florida
With board-certified ophthalmologists Drs. Robert Gold, David Auerbach, Louis Blumenfeld, Victor Thomas, Jamie Ikeda, Lynda Kleiman, Rebecca Adams and Jerry Shuster, and board-certified optometrist Dr. Larry Lewis, Eye Physicians of Central Florida’s MetroWest office specializes in both pediatric and adult eye care. The office is located off MetroWest Boulevard, between Kirkman and Hiawassee roads. With its sub-specialized and fellowship-trained physicians, Eye Physicians of Central Florida provides a full range of eye care, from thorough eye examinations to surgery, including urgent and emergency eye care, examination and treatment of eye muscle and tear duct disorders, neuro-ophthalmic problems, cosmetic eyelid surgery, cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma and general eye exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses. In addition, the MetroWest office physicians and staff are committed to not only providing patients the absolute highest level of care available, but also ensuring that the level of caring matches it. From offering access to the latest medical advances and treatment options to comforting a young child who is nervous about an eye exam, the team treats each of its patients like family — with respect, warmth and compassion. And every member of the team believes in taking the time to provide the one-on-one, personal attention patients expect and deserve. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eye Physicians of Central Florida also has a second office location in Maitland.
1781 Park Center Drive, Suite 220, Orlando • 407-398-7730www.eyephy.com
Robert J. Kraut, M.D.Florida Retina & Vitreous Center, P.A.
Robert J. Kraut, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist who is fellowship-trained in medical and surgical retinal diseases. He earned his bachelor’s from the University of Pennsylvania. He attended New Jersey Medical School and was chief resident at the Friedenwald Eye Institute in Baltimore. Dr. Kraut completed a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship at Louisiana State University. He has practiced in Orlando since 1999. Dr. Kraut is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retina Specialists. Dr. Kraut provides the most current treatments for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular hole, macular pucker, retinal tear and detachment.
1177 Blackwood Ave., Ocoee • 407-654-8000www.floridaretinacenter.com
John Nowell, O.D.Southwest Orlando Eye Care
John Nowell, O.D., opened a new private practice of optometry, Southwest Orlando Eye Care. He is a board-certified optometric physician who has provided eye care to Southwest Orlando residents since 1991. Dr. Nowell has a reputation for delivering excellence in eye care and eyewear for the entire family. He has special interest in ocular disease, contact lens fitting of all types, and ocular nutrition. Southwest Orlando Eye Care provides the latest technology in accessing the risk of macular degeneration and glaucoma, and offers the latest high-definition eyeglasses and contact lenses. Dr. Nowell is an Orlando native, and he attended Lake Highland Preparatory School, Auburn University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, where he received his Doctor of Optometry. Dr. Nowell completed a fellowship in refractive surgery and ocular disease at the Neumann Eye Institute in Deland.
7009 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 110, Orlando • 407-271-8931www.southwestorlandoeyecare.com
Keshini Parbhu, M.D.Orlando Eye Institute
Keshini Parbhu, M.D., is a native of Tallahassee. She graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a bachelor’s in biology. Dr. Parbhu attended medical school and completed her general surgery internship and ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. She pursued two years of subspecialty training in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at The University of Alabama at Birmingham under the auspices of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. She is a frequent contributor to academic journals and has presented research at a variety of meetings around the country. Dr. Parbhu serves as a volunteer faculty member and has an appointment with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine as an assistant professor of ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is also certified by ASOPRS, an elite and prestigious society of about 500 members.
6068 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Suite 10, Orlando • 407-704-3937www.orlandoeyeopener.com • www.eyesandlids.com
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