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Melissa Alvarez-Perez, M.D.

Specialties:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

Board Certifcations:

American Boad of Pain Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) Spinal Cord Injury Medicine SubspecialtyBoard
Brain Injury Medicine Subspecialty Board
American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
American Board of Wound Management-Certi ed Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP)
National Acupuncture Detoxi cation Association Certi ed Certi ed Medical Review Of cer (MRO)
Certi ed Independent Medical Examiner AMA 6th edition

Licenses:

AL, FL, AZ, OH, MI and NE medical license

Memberships:

American Medical Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation American Association of Neuromuscular and Electro-Diagnostic Medicine
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Spine Intervention Society
National Acupuncture Detoxi cation Association

Residency:

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident, 2007-2011

Fellowship:

Central Florida Pain Management (PROSPIRA)
Medical Education:
University of Puerto Rico Medical School 2003-2007

Experience:

University of Florida, Orthopedics Departments. Associate Professor, 2016-2017
Comphealth Locum Tenens- Traveling physician 2014-2015, 2017
1st Class Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Director 2014-2015
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH-Staff physician 2012-2014

Bilingual

English/Spanish


Krestana Hart, MA, MSN, ARNP

Krestana Hart MA, MSN, ARNP grew up in Florida her entire life. She completed undergraduate studies in Psychology (B.A.) and Nursing (B.S.N.) at FAU in Boca Raton. She then nished a masters In Clinical Mental Health Counseling at FIU (M.S.) and a Masters in Nursing/ A.R.N.P. at FAU. She has 14 years expierence with adult Health Care/Internal Medicine, Pain Management (acute, chronic, Interventional), correctional medicine, substance abuse, and Hospice/palliative care.

Specialities:

Pain Management
Acute Care Illness
Chronic Long Term Care Illness Substance Abuse
Detox
Palliative Care/Hospice

Certifcations:

Board Certi ed: Geriatrics

Licenses

Florida
Eligible in all other states by reciprocity or Endorsement Of F.L. EX, 1977 and E.C.F.M.G. #212-622-5, 1975

Memberships

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

Education:

Florida Atlantic University
Degree: MSN, ARNP, Board Certi ed: Geriatrics 08/2000- 08/2003

Florida Atlantic University Degree: BSN Nursing 08/1993- 08/1995

Florida Atlantic University Degree: BA Psychology 08/1986- 08/1991