Primary care physician Erika Lara specializes in internal medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine; she completed her internal medicine residency at Ocala Regional Medical Center. ]
“Seniors are the most vulnerable population, and if I can impact their life in a positive way, then my job is worthwhile,” says Dr. Lara. “I try to educate my patients as much as I can so they are able to make informed decisions when it comes to their care.”
Dr. Lara and her husband have one child. They also have a French bulldog. When she isn’t working, Dr. Lara loves to spend time with her family and travel.