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Luis A. Alvarado


Dr. Alvarado is Board eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology with special training in Aesthetics. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens. Dr. Alvarado also completed a law degree at Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Law. Dr. Alvarado maintained a multi-specialty practice in Lake City before joining a private OB/GYN practice in Bayamon, P.R. While practicing, he was simultaneously: legal advisor of Health Law for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Board of Medicine. Dr. Alvarado joins us to practice Obstetrics and Gynecology with an emphasis on Hormone Replacement Therapies for both men and women. If you’re looking for an internal medicine doctor near me, you can call Premier Medical Associates today!

He sees patients at the Ocala 200 Office, the all about womens location in Ocala, and the Reinvent me office in Lady Lake.

Ileana Aponte-Camacho

General Practice

Dr. Aponte-Camacho, known to many as “Dr. Aponte,” is a General Practitioner providing healthcare for patients 15 years and older. She maintains her Medical License in Florida as well as Puerto Rico. Dr. Aponte is a BLS instructor and is an Ultroid Provider. Dr. Aponte holds professional certifications in Advanced Chemical and Biological Integrated Response, as well as Radiological/Nuclear Awareness outlines by Homeland Security. Dr. Aponte also has experience in Emergency Medicine for Adults/Pediatrics and Occupational Medicine. Dr. Aponte is bilingual, speaking English and fluent Spanish. If you need an internal medicine doctor near me visit Dr. Aponte!

Dr. Aponte accepts new patients at our Clermont location.

Madhusudhan Banda


Dr. Banda is dual Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. He is Fellowship trained in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Banda completed his Internal Medicine residency program at MT. SIANI School of Medicine in New York and completed his fellowship training from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr.Banda has a special interest in Diabetic Care, Thyroid Disorders, Osteoporosis and Obesity. He is actively involved in a diabetic outreach program focusing on Thyroid Disorders. He is also a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist and Endocrine Society. Dr. Banda is bilingual speaking English and Hindi. Many people looking for an internal medicine doctor near me, know they can trust Dr. Banda.

Dr. Banda Sees Patients At Lake Sumter Landing, Orlando, Leesburg, Ocala 200, And Santa Barbara Blvd.

Paul E. Boor

MD Family Medicine/Sports Medicine

Dr. Boor is Board Certified in both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. He completed his residency at Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut for Family Medicine and his Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Hughston Sports Medicine Center in Georgia. Dr. Boor comes to us with over 30 years of experience, including his 10 years of service as a healthcare provider in the United States Air Force. He has a special interest in treating chronic diseases. Dr. Boor is affiliated with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association and the American Sports Medicine Association.

Dr. Boor accepts new patients in Orlando as well as Mt. Dora. 

Daphne R. Chester


Daphne R. Chester, a nationally certified physician assistant, has recently joined the Premier Medical Associates Team. She is focused on enriching the lives of her patients in Central Florida through dermatological diagnostics and aesthetic procedures and treatments. Ms. Chester earned her Master’s Depress from the University of Florida, College Medicine in June 2004. Ms. Chester is available by appointment and is ready to review your dermatological and aesthetic needs.

Ms. Chester is now accepting appointments at all PMA locations.

Juan A. De Jesus Kalil

General Practice

Dr. De Jesus was a Medical Tutor at UCE Campus in the Dominican Republic, and a Medical Educator at Ponce Paramedical College in Mayaguez in Puerto Rico. Dr. De Jesus is a General Practitioner who completed his internship at Buen Samaritano Hospital, Puerto Rico. It is also where he covered the Emergency Room, Pediatric, OB/GYN, and Geriatric areas. Dr. De Jesus has been a Medical Tutor at UCE Campus, the Dominical Republic, A Medical Education at Ponce Paramedical College in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He practiced Emergency Medicine at Morovis Community Health Services and served as a Primary Care provider at Metro Office Park-Comp Correctional Guerrero, Guanabo, Puerto Rico. Dr. De Jesus then moved to the United States where he practiced General Medicine at Taylor Correctional Institute in Perry, Florida. Dr. De Jesus is bilinfgual speaking, fluent in English and Spanish. If you’re looking for an internal medicine doctor near me, you can call Premier Medical Associates today!

Dr. De Jesus accepts new patients at our Belleview location.

Cristian Del Carpio Tenorio

Cardiology, Echocardiography

He completed a 3-year Internal Medicine program then attended a Heart Failure Fellowship at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut (UCONN Affiliate). There he was exposed to complex heart failure cases, as well as, left ventricular assisting devices. Subsequently, he became a Cardiovascular Diseases Fellow at SUNY. Dr. Del Carpio has diverse training and experience at institutions such as Jackson Memorial Hospital (UMiami) and Jefferson University’s Heart Institute. Dr Del Carpio remains a member of the Peruvian Medical College, American College of Physicians, American Board of Internal Medicine, and most recently became a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Del Carpio is currently accepting patients in our Lady Lake, our Belleview location as well as our sister practice in Bushnell.

He Seeing Patient In Our Santa Barbara Blvd, Leesburg, And Bushnell Offices

Amir Etemadnia

Internal Medicine

Dr. Etemadnia – known to many as “Dr. Amir,” is board certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Amir’s medical experience includes A.M. Edwards Medical Center in Clinic and Emergency Room coverage. He practiced at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Pennsylvania while shadowing a team of Radiation Oncologist. He assisted in setting up therapy programs to transition patients away from drug therapy, with physical therapy protocols at the Avicenna Health Center Toronto. He then relocated to Florida to join Premier Medical Associates in 2010. Dr. Amir is certified and trained in Aesthetics for Derma fillers and Botox Injections. Dr. Amir is not just a Primary Care provider, he is also the Director of Quality Measures for Premier Medical Associates.

Dr. Etemadnia is currently accepting patients at our Leesburg location as well as Mt. Dora.

Stephen I. Hsu

Internal Medicine/Nephrology

Dr. Hsu received a combined MD-PhD degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, and was Board Certified in both specialities (1997, 2000). Dr. Hsu was recruited from Harvard Medical School in 2007 to occupy a newly Endowed Chair in Clinical and Translational Medicine at the University of Florida. He is award-winning clinical-educator, renowned scientist, and biotechnology innovator. He invented a transdermal patch technology that delivers drugs, such as insulin, across the skin to eliminate daily needle injections. Dr. Hsu has a special interest and approach to the management of diabetes and achieving sustainable weight loss. His goal is to help you reach your optimum healthcare outcome to the ability to take a very comprehensive approach to patient care across all specialities. If you’re looking for an internal medicine doctor near me call Dr. Hsu!

Dr. Hsu is accepting patients in our 17th St. Ocala location and at The Villages Lake Sumter Landing Office.

Ramy Ibrahim

Internal Medicine

Medical Global Medical Director

Dr. Ibrahim is board certified in Internal Medicine and is the Director of Patient Care Services. He follows his patients as a primary care provider in the office, in hospitals and rehab. While at Brookdale University Hospital. Dr. Ibrahim completed a Surgery Internship and Medical Residency. Dr. Ibrahim has received prestigious awards from institutions such as the Metropolitan Geriatric Society. He is a published author of multiple research articles such as:

1. Triad of Iron Deficiency Anemia, Severe Thrombocytopenia & Menorrhagia
2. Pagget Schroetter Syndrome.

Dr. Ibrahim is currently leading two studies; (1) Relation of uterine fibroids to sudden death in middle aged/elderly female population, (2) Abnormal clotting and deep venous thrombosis with special emphasis on May Thurner Syndrome aka Illiac Vein Compression Syndrome. If you need an internal medicine doctor near me visit Dr. Ibranhim!

Dr. Ibrahim is accepting patients in The Villages – Santa Barbara Blvd. location and our Lake Sumter Landing location. Dr. Ibrahim is affiliated with St. Mary Coptic Church-Oviedo Charity and Medical Center.

Kurt Jones


Dr. Jones is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia and is a United States Naval Veteran. Dr. Jones has held positions as Medical Director of Women’s Services at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and Lead Hospitalist at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Florida. Dr. Jones is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and National President of the Escambia County Medical Society.

Dr. Jones is currently accepting patients at our All About Women location in Ocala.

Dinesh Khanna

Internal Medicine

Dr. Khanna is board certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his internship at LNJP Hospital in New Delhi and his residency in Internal Medicine at New York Medical School, New York City. Dr. Khanna spent five years as an Attending Physician and Emergency Room Physician at Good Samaritan Hospital in New York. He then joined Central General Hospital, Plainview, New York for three years before relocating to Florida. He served as an Attending Physician at Leesburg Regional Medical Center before beginning his private practice. Dr. Khanna founded Premier Medical Associates in 1997 starting as a single provider in a small office in Leesburg, focusing only on the quality of care his patients received. Now with 14 locations, quality is still the backbone of Premier Medical Associates.

He is seeing patients at the Santa Barbara Blvd office, and at our new office in South Leesburg by ‘Plantation’

Michelle Madonna

Adult Health

Michelle Madonna is an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse. She is certified in Adult Health through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed to practice in the state of Florida. Michelle has held positions as a Staff RN for the Medical, Surgical, Orthopedic and Renal Transplant Nursing Divisions at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and McLeod Regional Medical Center in South Carolina. She acquired her ARNP and began attending patients at the Leesburg Regional Medical Center Urgent Care in Lady Lake. She has been with Premier Medical Associates for over 18 years.

Michelle is currently accepting patients at The Villages – Santa Barbara Blvd. location.

Melchor Madarang

Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease

Dr. Madarang is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. He began his rotating clinical internship at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Seton Hall University with his Infectious Diseases Fellowship from St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark. He is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Florida and Maryland. Dr. Madaranga has held positions such as Hospital Epidemiologist and Chairman of the board of the Infection Control Committee at Memorial Hospital of Salem in New Jersey. He has also served as a member of Infection Control at Union Hospital of Cecil County in Maryland. Dr. Madarang is multilingual speaking fluent English, Lbanag, Tagalog and some Spanish.

Dr. Madarang is currently accepting patients at The Villages – Santa Barbara Blvd. location and the Lake Sumter Landing location.

Lester V. Negron Ayala

General Practice

Dr. Negron completed his Medical Degree at Northeast University, Tampico, Mexico, and his Technical Degree in Respiratory Care at Ponce Paramedical College, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Dr. Negron has experience in correctional facilities (Juvenile), Hospitals, Hospice and primary care environments, specializing in chronic illness. He has been providing primary care and respiratory services for over ten years. Dr.Negron holds an ASSMCA registration and is credentialed for BLS training for health care providers.

He is seeing patients in our Bushnell and Clermont offices

Carlos R. Ramirez

Internal Medic/Infectious Disease

Dr. Carlos R. Ramirez is board eligible in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He studied at Tulane University and the University of Puerto Rico. His medical degree is from the UCC Medical School, Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at the Veterans Affairs Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There he served as Chief Resident and Primary Care provider in Internal Medicine. He completed his Fellowship in Infectious Diseases while serving our Veterans at the Veterans Affairs Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Ramirez began his private practice as a consultant physician in Infectious Diseases with 17 years of experience in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Pavia Hospital in Santurce, Puerto Rico. he is an active member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. If you’re looking for an internal medicine doctor near me, you can call Premier Medical Associates today!

Dr. Ramirez is fluent in English and Spanish. He is seeing patients in Bushnell and in the Lake Sumter Landing Office

Lydia E. Sanchez

Internal Medicine

Dr. Lydia E. Sanchez has been actively practicing Internal Medicine since 2000. She completed her residency at Hospital Regional de Bayamon in Puerto Rico and succeeded many Internships.
Dr. Sanchez speaks English and Spanish.

She is now accepting patients at the Orlando and Kissimmee offices.

Alfred Soto

Internal Medicine

Dr. Alfred Soto is board certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital in New York. Dr. Soto served on the Surgical Critical Care staff at Mt. Sinai University Hospital in New York. he has also held the Medical Director position at Morgan County Home Health Services along with the Chief of Medicine and Vice Chief of Staff positions at Morgan Hospital and Medical Center in Indiana. Dr. Soto was the winner of the Orlando – Patients Choice Award in 2012 and he was VP of Morgan County Medical Society before relocating to Ocala in 2013. Dr. Soto is bilingual speaking fluent English and Spanish. If you’re looking for an internal medicine doctor near me, you can call Premier Medical Associates today!

He Seeing Patient At Ocala 17th And Ocala 200

Sanjay B. Shah

Internal Medicine/Bariatric Medicine

Dr. Sanjay is board certified in Internal Medicine and Bariatric Medicine. He completed his residency at Pinnaclehealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA. Dr. Sanjay has been an attending physician at East Coast Bariatrics and Florida Health Care Plans in Daytona Beach. He then began his private practice in 2004, Central Florida Internists. Dr. Sanjay joins us with over 14 years of experience in private group practice, along with extensive inpatient and outpatient preventative services.

Dr. Sanjay is affiliated with The American Medical Association, The American Bariatric Society, and he sees patients in Lake Sumter Landing and Santa Barbara Blvd

Sundeep Shah

Internal Medicine/Nephrology

Dr. Shah is board certified in Internal Medicine with a sub-specialty in Nephrology. He began his Internal Medicine residency at the Michael Reese Hospital/University of Illinois in Chicago and completed his residency at the legendary Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. There he cared for prominent members of the community including professional athletes, team owners, their families and top administrators in the automobile industry. His certification for Renal Transplantation was completed at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami. Dr. Shah has been providing healthcare needs to The Villages residents for the last eight years through Premier Medical Associates. He is Chief of Nephrology and the Clinical Director. Dr. Shah is multilingual speaking fluent English, French, Spanish, Gujarati and Hindi.

Dr. Shah is accepting patients at The Villages – Santa Barbara Blvd. location.

Junie Tillis


Junie has been practicing nursing for over 15 years. She is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with special interests in Dermatology and Family Medicine. She has an extensive nursing background and supports the care of geriatric patients through compassionate, quality care. She believes in developing strong relationships, in order to provide personalized care, tailored to meet each patient’s specific needs. She is board certified under American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is also a member of AANP. In addition to English, she speaks fluent Creole, French, and is proficient in Spanish.

Currently seeing patients at Santa Barbara Urgent Care, Clermont, Mt. Dora and Leesburg Care Centers.

Sarah Ely


Sarah Ely is a Central Florida Native. She went to the University of Florida for her Undergraduate Degree in Nutritional Sciences. During her time there, she learned about the Physician Assistant profession and instantly knew that it was for her. She enjoys working in a team with other healthcare professionals and caring for her patients. She completed her training at various institutions including the Cleveland Clinic, John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital & Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is a member of The American Academy of Physician Assistants and is also certified by the NCCPA. Ely is incredibly talented and a real asset to any patient seeking great care. Her compassion along with her desire to help patients makes her a wonderful addition to our team and we are excited to have her.

Sarah Ely is currently seeing patients at our Lake Sumter Landing and Santa Barbara Care Centers.

Evelyn Caruthers-Harris

Family Nurse Practitioner

Evelyn Caruthers-Harris has been an RN since 1978 and an APRN, NP-C since 2001. She completed her BSN at The University of Central Florida and completed her MS-ARNP at the University of South Florida. She has worked for Leesburg Family Medicine where she saw both family practice patients and urgent care patients. She had the pleasure of seeing patients at Minute Clinic of Central Florida and most recently has worked as a Nurse Practitioner for 441 Urgent in The Villages, Florida. Her unwavering passion for what she does continues to drive her to deliver the best care possible to all who need it. “I still actively enjoy my work and love the profession as much today as I did on the day I graduated with my Associates degree in nursing.”

Harris is currently seeing patients at our Bushnell and Santa Barbara Care Centers.

Fausto Carrasquillo


Fausto Carrasquillo is a Board Certified and Florida Licensed Physician Assistant. He has over nine years of experience as an Internal/Family/Urgent Care Medicine Physician Assistant. He completed his B.S. at Reagants College in Albany, New York. He completed his M.S. BOM concentration in Health Services Management from University of Laverne in California and then completed his M.S. of Medical Science in Physician Assistant at Nova Southeastern University in Orlando. He has worked as a Physician Assistant at Florida Family Health Medical, Nova Southeastern University and is very excited to be a part of the Premier Medical Associates family. Carrasquillo looks forward to keeping you happy and healthy.

He is currently seeing patients at our Bushnell, Clermont and Leesburg Plantation Offices.

Carmen Brito

General Practice

Dr. Carmen Brito received her Doctorate in Medicine at The Universidad Catolica Nordestana, San Francisco de Macoris. She has worked as a Consultant in STD’s HIV-CTR at The University of Maryland Adolescent and Young Adult Center she has worked as a Pediatrician, Neonatologist and Nutritionist. She has worked as an ER General Physician for Hospital Ryder, and has worked for Hospital HIMA. Dr. Brito is bilingual fluent in both English and Spanish. She is a doctor that is known for caring deeply for her patients and strives to create a healthier and happier lifestyle for you. We are very excited that she is a part of our Premier Medical Associates Family.

Dr. Carmen Brito currently sees patients at our Belleview and Bushnell Care Centers.

Seemab Malik

Internal Practice

Dr. Malik is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She received her Doctorate Degree from Lahore Medical and Dental Collage. She currently holds her New York State Medical License and Florida State License. She completed her Observership at Kidney and Hypertension Clinic in St. Augustine, Florida. She has worked for Harbor View Medical Services in Port Jefferson, New York and has extensive Research Experience with The University of Florida. While at UF Dr. Malik was in charge of a residency program where she taught the necessary skills to up and coming doctors. She is fluent in over 3 languages including English, Hindi and Punjabi. When she isn’t working, Dr. Malik enjoys spending time with her family.

Dr. Malik is currently seeing patients at our Santa Barbara and Lake Sumter Landing Care Centers.

Hugo Espinosa


Dr. Hugo Espinosa was born in Queens New York. He joined the United States Army from 1987 – 1991. Espinosa attended Medical School at INTEC Instituto Technologico de Santo Domingo and graduated with his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
He was trained in psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York, and completed his training as Chief Resident at Larking Community Hospital in South Miami, Florida. He is well versed in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and other modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has worked as a Medical Instructor for Chiropractors, Medical Students and several different institutions in Florida and Texas. He has most recently worked in solo and group practices in South Florida.
We are thrilled to have him onboard our team and he is highly recommended.

Dr. Espinosa is now accepting patients at our Santa Barbara Care Center and Lake Sumter Landing Care Centers.

William Harvey

Family Medicine

Dr. Harvey has been treating patients in Family Medicine for almost 40 years. He received his Doctorate from UT Medical Units in Memphis, Tennessee having graduated in the top 10% of his class. He completed his Medical Residency at UT Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. For over 17 years he served as the Chief of Staff for Sweetwater Hospital in Sweetwater, TN. Among other positions he has held includes Clinical Director and Family Practitioner for Urgent Family Care in Knoxville TN, Urgent Care Medicine and Family Practitioner for Tennova Healthcare. He has treated a very busy mixture of acute illnesses and follow-up visits for chronic medical problems. Having seen approximately 300,000 outpatients and delivered nearly 120 babies during his career. Rest assured you are in good hands with Dr. Harvey.

Dr. Harvey is currently seeing patients at our Santa Barbara Urgent Care Center in The Villages, Florida.

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