AdventHealth Medical Group Diabetes and Endocrinology
The AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) Endocrinology team is highly skilled in advanced therapies and techniques to treat adults and children with diabetes and thyroid disease. In addition to benefiting from leading-edge research and our network of care, AdventHealth patients visiting our Medical Plaza at the Center for Health & Wellbeing have access to a variety of nutrition and fitness programs that complement their medical treatment.
Healthy Lifestyle Offerings at the Center for Health & Wellbeing
- Nutritious meals at Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen
- Cooking demonstrations at the Nutrition Theatre focused on diabetes control, weight management and other chronic conditions
- Fitness classes and personal training programs at the Crosby Wellness Center for overall body conditioning and weight loss
- The New Day, New Weigh six-month personalized program offered by the AdventHealth Diabetes Institute to achieve healthy and sustainable weight loss
You can get the most out of life with a comprehensive health management plan.
Meet our Endocrinology team:
LOUISE OWEN, MD
Dr. Louise Owen is board certified in internal medicine and fellowship trained in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism at Houston-based Baylor College of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine in New York and completed her residency at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, MN. Dr. Owen focuses on the research and treatment of diabetes, thyroid, metabolic bone, lipid, hypertensive, reproductive dysautonomia and prostatic diseases. To learn more about Dr. Owen or to schedule an appointment, call 407-646-7845 or book online.
AILIZ N. MARTIN, PA-C-BD
Ailiz Martin, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant focusing on diabetes management and patient education. She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Myers, Florida and is a member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants. Her clinical interests include health promotion, patient education, chronic disease management and crisis intervention. She has a passion for volunteer work including providing medical care for the underserved.
KARISSA YELVERTON, APRN-BD
Karissa Yelverton is a certified family nurse practitioner with experience in diabetes management. Her clinical interests include health promotion and chronic disease management, patient education, medication management and nutrition. Prior to joining AdventHealth, Karissa was an honors student at the University of West Florida, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the University of South Alabama, where she received her Master of Science in Nursing. To learn more about Karissa or to schedule an appointment, call 407-646-7845 or book online.