Ariel Cole MD, FAAFP

Program Director, Geriatric Medicine, AdventHealth Winter Park
Dr. Cole is the Clerkship Director for Geriatrics at the Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine, Orlando Campus.

Areas of Interest and Positions
*Dr. Cole supervises medical students, residents and geriatric fellows in the care of elderly patients in the hospital, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and home visits.
*Oversees a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Clinic within the Centre for Family Medicine
*Meets with elder patients and their caregivers in an interdisciplinary team to evaluate their medical, functional and psychosocial status.
*Specialty Consultants Panel for Pharmacist’s Letter and Prescriber’s Letter
*ABIM Geriatric Board Exam Review Committee.

Education and Training
Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Residency Program: AdventHealth Winter Park Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship Program: AdventHealth Winter Park Geriatric Fellowship

Specializing in the field of: Dementia, polypharmacy, nursing home care and geriatric syndromes.

Certifications:
* Geriatric Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications
*Family Medicine Board Certified
*Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
*Drug Enforcement Agency Certified

Presentations and Awards
Awards:

*Excellence in Preceptor faculty from UCF
*2019 Patient Experience Top Performer – top 99 percentile in patient experience as measured by Press Ganey

Presentations/Publications:

* Peer Reviewer for FP Essentials “Issues in Geriatric Care” American Family Physician. May 2018
*Falk N, Cole A, Meredith TJ. Evaluation of Suspected Dementia. American Family Physician. 2018;97(6): Call398-405-PMID:29671539

Current Major Nation Presentations:

*“Alzheimer Dementia”, “Urinary Incontinence in Women” and “Billing and Coding” presented for AAFP Geriatric Medicine Course, Ft Meyers, FL, December 4-7, 2019
*“Sleepless in Orlando: Insomnia in the PALTC setting” presented for FMDA conference, Orlando, FL, October 24, 2019
*“Polypharmacy in the Elderly” and “Elder Mistreatment” presented for FMX Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 24-28, 2019
*“Sleeplessness in the Elderly” presented for University of South Florida interdisciplinary geriatrics noon conference and Byrd Alzheimers conference, Tampa Florida, June 26, 2019
*“Dementia and Capacity” presented at Florida Annual Judges Symposium, Orlando Florida, May 28, 2019
*“Sleepless in the Nursing home” presented at AMDA: The Society for Post-acute and Long-term Care National Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 7-10, 2019

Memberships:
*American Academy/Florida Academy of Family Physicians
*American Geriatrics Society
*Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP

Medical Director of AdventHealth Medical Group Medicine at Winter Park

Dr. Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP is the Medical Director for Family Medicine Residency AdventHealth and the Assistant Director for the Geriatric Fellowship and Family Medicine Residency at AdventHealth Winter Park

Areas of Interest and Positions:

  • Faculty supervisor for the Family Medicine Resident Outpatient rotation
  • Supervises medical students, residents and fellows in the outpatient clinic, nursing home and home visits.
  • Osteoporosis-primary and secondary fracture prevention.

Education and Training:
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL.

Residency Program: AdventHealth Winter Park Family Medicine Residency (Chief Resident )

  • Family Medicine Residency, Northwestern University-St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL.
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Internship, Chicago, IL.

Fellowship Program: AdventHealth Winter Park Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Specializing in the field of: Geriatrics, Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention

Certifications:

  • Geriatric Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications
  • Family Medicine Board Certified
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • ISCD Vertebral Fracture Assessment Certification Course
  • NOF/ NHBA Fracture Liaison Certificate

Awards:

  • 2019 Patient Experience Top Performer – top 99 percentile in patient experience as measured by Press Ganey
  • Top Doctor Orlando Magazine-Family Medicine and Geriatrics- 2019, 2018, 2017.
  • National Osteoporosis Fracture Liaison Service Certification- April 2014
  • Recipient International Society Clinical Densitometry Academy Fellowship
  • Family Medicine Residency Faculty Preceptor of the Year
  • Family Medicine Residency Resident Teacher of the Year

Presentations/Publications:

  • Women’s Conference of Florida 2019 - Break Barriers Not Bones - November 1, 2019, Tampa, Fl.
  • AAFP FMX19 - Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Allaying the Fear Factor. Lecture and PBL Sept. 27-28, 2019. Philadelphia, Penn.
  • ASBMR American Society Bone Mineral Research, Expo Theatre How to Manage Osteoporosis in Collaboration with Primary Care Sept. 22, 2019, Orlando, Fl
  • FAFP Florida Academy Family Physicians-Osteoporosis Update May 19, 2019, Amelia Island, Fl.
  • AAFP FMX18- Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment; Strong Bones for Life. Lecture and PBLOct 11-12, 2018, New Orleans, La.
  • Florida Family Physician, publication of FAFP; Osteoporosis a Preventable Disease of Aging. Fall 2015;Vol 64 issue 3.

Committees:

  • Skilled Nursing Facility Collaboration Committee 2018-present
  • System/Division Healthcare and Spirituality meetings 2016-present
  • Central Florida Healthy Bones- National Osteoporosis Foundation Support Group
  • Own the Bone Fracture Liason Service-Champion 2013-present

Community Interest/Hobbies:

  • National Osteoporosis Foundation Support group/ lecture leader
  • Monthly community lecture series. (2013-present)
  • Senior Resource Alliance- Board Member May 2013-July 2019
  • Enjoy spending time in nature and by the water

Rose Appel, DO

Rose Katherine Appel, DO, is board certified in family and geriatric medicine. Dr. Appel received her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine where she received the Outstanding Medical Student Award. She completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Winter Park Memorial Hospital (now AdventHealth Winter Park), where she presented research on falls prevention and delirium in the hospitalized patient. Dr. Appel is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

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Peter Weiss, MD

Assistant Director, Geriatrics

Dr. Peter Weiss is a geriatrician in Winter Park, Florida. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for more than 20 years.