AOA Residency Programs
PD: Stanley Skopit, DO
The Larkin Community Hospital (LCH)/NSU-COM Osteopathic Residency Training in Dermatology shall be three (3) year postgraduate training program, following an AOA approved internship to meet the requirements for certification. Applicants must be graduates of an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Accredited college of Osteopathic Medicine, and be member of the AOA. The program prepares residents to provide dermatologic care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. We instruct themes related to anatomy, physiology, embryology, entomology allergy, virology, bacteriology, mycology, oncology, parasitology, biochemistry, genetics, histology, immunology, pathology, pharmacology, serology, photobiology and principles of therapy by physical agents. Our didactic training focuses on the curriculum upon dermatopathology, skin microbiology, and immunodermatology. The program encourages residents to participate in assigned professional meetings and events, such the Dermatopathology scholarship program, the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology annual & midyear meetings, the American Academy of Dermatology meetings, Scripps surgical course, Galderma slide review, the Florida Society of Dermatology & Dermatological Surgery meeting, Aesthetics conferences and any other dermatology conference.
PD: Osmany DeAngelo, DO
The LCH/NSU-COM Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program is an ACGME-accredited and AOA-approved postgraduate training program of four years in length, following graduation from a Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) or Liaison Committee on
Medical Education (LCME) accredited medical school and successful completion of an AOA-approved or ACGME-accredited preliminary/internship year. This program has been designed with the purpose of providing comprehensive postdoctoral training in Diagnostic
Radiology and competency in interventional radiology. The strength of this program is the wide spectrum of disease processes and radiological procedures delivered at the base institutions in collaboration with our affiliated training sites. Excellence in medical
education, combined with advanced patient care, shall be the main purpose of this residency program.
PD: Ivan Rodriguez, DO
The LCH/NSU-COM Family Medicine Residency Program is a postgraduate training program; following graduation from a Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) approved College of Osteopathic Medicine. The length of the residency program is three years. . The program offers the resident with a well-structured training in both, cognitive and procedural domains, which will provide primary responsibility for patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings. This training will offer extensive didactic and clinical experiences. Utilization of osteopathic principles and practices relating to family medicine is incorporated into the training program.
PD: Stephen Licata, DO
The strength of the Integrated FM/NMM residency program at LCH / NSU COM is the diversity and volume of patient care delivered at LCH facility. Residents are exposed to clinical variety and the latest in technical research both at the university and at LCH. Exposure to an exhaustive range of both acute and chronic illness is part of the excellent training. This exposure ensures that each physician is competent in all facets of Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. The integration of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Family Medicine allows the Osteopathic physician to direct additional attention to the neuromusculoskeletal system, and its interaction with the other body systems. The LCH/Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine Integrated Family Medicine/Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency Program emphasizes training that will foster the development of competent Osteopathic Family Physicians.
PD: Stephen Licata, DO
The LCH/NSU-COM Family Practice/NMM Residency Program is a one year postgraduate training program which represents an alternative of the two year Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine residency training program, which allows the resident to perform the final year of training in this specialty following the completion of another AOA approved residency training program. NMM/OMM encompasses increased knowledge and understanding of osteopathic principles and practice, sharpens technical skills of osteopathic manipulative medicine, and integrates each of these into the management of children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
This discipline includes knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathology as they relate to all body systems in health and disease, and emphasizes on knowledge relevant to neurology, rheumatology, orthopedics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.
PD: Matthew Kay, MD
The Larkin Community Hospital (LCH)/NSU-COM Osteopathic Ophthalmology Residency Program is a postgraduate training program of three years in length; following graduation from an AOA internship to meet the requirements for certification. Applicants must be graduates of an American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Accredited college of Osteopathic Medicine, and member of the AOA. This program has been designed to provide comprehensive postdoctoral training in the care of patients in the surgical and clinical setting associated with Ophthalmology and to prepare residents for examination leading to board certification in this discipline.
The Orthopedic Residency Program at Larkin Hospital Center for Advanced Orthopedics provides comprehensive and well-structured cognitive and procedural clinical education in orthopedics. This training will enable residents to become competent, proficient, and professional orthopedists with the highest ethical and professional standards of medicine. The program will provide you with didactics, operative experience and training in all aspects of Orthopedics. You will be evaluated through an approach that emphasizes your ability to accomplish the core competencies in the areas of patient care, medical knowledge, practiced-based learning and improvement, interpersonal skills and communication, professionalism and systems-based practice. The program will also foster lifelong learning in medical education and interest in research.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
PD: Jose Diaz, DO
The Larkin Community Hospital Physical and Rehabilitation Residency Program has been designed as a postgraduate training program of three (3) years in length to provide the osteopathic resident a complete postdoctoral training in PM&R. The applicant for this training is required to be a graduate of an AOA Accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine and have successfully an AOA-approved Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation preliminary year (OGME-1P), be and remain a member of the AOA during residency training, as well as be appropriately licensed in the State of Florida.
PD: Mohammad Masri, MD
Accademic PD: Norman Rose, DO
Assoc PD: Orestes Pablos, MD
The length of the general surgery residency program is five years, which includes an AOA-approved OGME-1R year. The program will provide clinical learning and experience in pre-operative, operative and post-operative care for patients. The surgical experience encompasses all scopes of general surgery, including skin and soft tissue; diseases of the head and neck, gastrointestinal tract, liver and spleen, pancreatobiliary tract, breast, abdominal wall, endocrine system, and vascular system; trauma and emergency surgery; surgical critical care; gynecological surgery; endoscopy; urological surgery; thoracic surgery and pediatric surgery. Appropriate full-time general surgical and specialty faculty is present to supervise and educate our residents. Outpatient clinical experience is gained at Larkin Community Hospital Outpatient facility, in addition to local clinics throughout Miami with emphasis on treatment of the under-served population.