Dr. Carlos Lara, MD

Dr. Carlos Lara, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Carlos Lara, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.

8599 SW Highway 200

Ocala, FL 34481

Contact Information

(352) 861-0043

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 22 More

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Dr. Lara's Experience

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Dr. Lara's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lara "My practice philosophy is to treat patients as I would want my family members treated by their healthcare provider. We committed to providing our patients with the safest, highest-quality, most satisfying care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

197  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • National Higher University Of San Marcos / Academy Of Human Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • HOSPITAL CENTRAL SFP, LIMA PERU
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • PERUVIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lara's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lara to family and friends
34 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Lara Says:
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Thank you for allowing me to take care of you. I appreciate your time in submitting a review of our service. If you received great service and attention, please tell a friend. If you did not, please don't hesitate to tell me or my management staff. We are committed in providing you the best care. 

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Patient Comments (17)

Very disappointed with the office scheduling. I could not talk to a real person and kept being pushed off to voice mail. Been over 24 hours and no one has called me back. When I first began treating with this office they were great and organized now the office is in a state of confusion. No humans...more
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We have been in Ocala for 14 years, and with Dr. Lara's office for four to five years. We really love this guy, and have NO desire to see another physician for our routine care. His office provides quick and efficient backup for insurance issues; prescriptions are sent promptly to our pharmacy of...more
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He is very understanding and takes the time to listen to your concerns. If he isn't sure of what's wrong he will send you out to someone who specializes in that field. Over the past few years I have sent many of my friends to him.
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Dr. Lara is a very good Doctor
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Dr Lara is amazing. He takes his time so don't mind the wait. Everyone gets the time they all deserve.
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