Locations for Desirae Friend, DO
AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Lake MaryDirections to AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Lake Mary 755 Rinehart Rd
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Expertise of Desirae Friend, DO
Desirae Friend, DO, MPH, has always had a desire to care for people. That's how she knew her true calling was to be a physician. She loves the variety of patients she works with on any given day, and considers it an honor to be able to positively impact their health.
As a family medicine physician for AdventHealth Medical Group at Lake Mary, Dr. Friend can provide care for all your family members, from early childhood through their senior years.
Dr. Friend earned her Master in Public Health from A.T. Still University and medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Knowing the importance of a healthy body, she keeps physically fit by participating in CrossFit. And while reading and learning Spanish are her hobbies, she's a dog-lover who loves to give puppies a lot of attention.
- Personal Interests
CrossFit, reading, learning Spanish, playing with dogs.
- Care Philosophy
Dr. Friend uses evidence-based, traditional and holistic methods to treat everything from childhood illnesses to the physical and mental challenges facing your aging family members. She finds it rewarding to find the treatment plan that works best for you.
- Awards & Recognitions
National Health Service Corps ScholarGold Humanism in Medicine AwardPress Ganey Recognition
- Areas Served
- Lake Mary, FL
- Languages Spoken
- Arabic (spoken only), English, conversational Spanish
- Medical School Education
A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Medical Organization Memberships and Committees
American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, AdventHealth Quality Committee
- Ages Accepted
Insurances accepted by Desirae Friend, DO
The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.
- AdventHealth Advantage Plan
- Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
- Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
- Aetna Voluntary
- American Healthcare Alliance
- Assurant Health
- Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
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