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Qualifications and Experience
Lara Paraskos, MD grew up in Miami, FL. She obtained her International Baccalaureate degree from Gulliver Preparatory School. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Emory University where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honors society, earning her BS in biology and minoring in Italian and math. She went on to receive her medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 2008 and stayed on at Jackson Memorial Hospital/UM to complete her Internal Medicine Residency. After her training, she was chosen to serve as Chief Medical Resident. She then completed her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Jackson Memorial Hospital/ University of Miami. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and is a Volunteer Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University where she teaches clinical endocrinology to second and third year medical students and family practice residents. Dr. Paraskos is a member of: • Endocrine Society • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists • American Diabetes Association
Verified Patient Reviews
Great doctor! She explained everything thoroughly and made sure I understood. She took her time and did not rush during my appointment. Highly recommended :)
Very professional and friendly staff. The doctor was thorough and caring.
Dr. Paraskos was very helpful and informative. She answered all my questions and made me feel confident that all the tests where correct and reliable.
Lara was great! She took her time to listen to me and helped me by offering different solutions and what the possibilities are.
Dr Paraskos is very welcoming. Easy to talk too. I felt comfortable and confident with her consultation.
This visit went very well. All the staff was courteous and professional. The patient portal has all the forms online. The doctor really listens to you which shows she cares. The building has a parking garage so you can go from your car and into the building without getting wet. This was a plus because it was storming on the day of my appointment.
She is very kind , understanding , & helpful . She listens to all your problems . Great DR !!!!
She listened to me and designed an agreeable approach to my concerns.
Super professional, attentive, and thorough.