Dr. Carlos Lira, MD

Dr. Carlos Lira, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 61 years old

Dr. Lira grew up in Peru, South America; He received his Medical degree from San Agustin University in Arequipa, Peru. He then went on to study Exercise Physiology in Brazil (University of Rio Grande do Sul) and then in Barcelona, Spain where he completed a year on cardiology training in Valle de Hebron Hospital/University of Barcelona. He then moved to Providence, RI where he completed his Residency on Internal Medicine in Memorial Hospital/Brown University. Right after completion of his training, Dr. Lira was offered and accepted a position as Junior Faculty at Brown and after starting in private practice he became a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Brown University, School of Medicine. For many years, besides running his own successful practice, Dr. Lira was teaching Medical students and Residents in Brown. In 2002, Dr. Lira decided to move to South Florida and Joined MSPB. He currently continues to be very successful in his office in Lake Worth. Dr. Lira is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and a member of The American College of Physicians. He has extensive training and experience in diagnosis and treatment of the majority of illnesses in adults and the geriatric population, with special interest and focus on preventive medicine. Dr. Lira is very happy in South Florida, not only for the weather but especially because he is able to deal and treat patients of different background and cultures. He perfectly communicates in Spanish, Portuguese and English.Read more

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Dr. Lira grew up in Peru, South America; He received his Medical degree from San Agustin University in Arequipa, Peru. He then went on to study Exercise Physiology in Brazil (University of Rio Grande do Sul) and then in Barcelona, Spain where he completed a year on cardiology training in Valle de Hebron Hospital/University of Barcelona. He then moved to Providence, RI where he completed his Residency on Internal Medicine in Memorial Hospital/Brown University. Right after completion of his training, Dr. Lira was offered and accepted a position as Junior Faculty at Brown and after starting in private practice he became a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Brown University, School of Medicine. For many years, besides running his own successful practice, Dr. Lira was teaching Medical students and Residents in Brown. In 2002, Dr. Lira decided to move to South Florida and Joined MSPB. He currently continues to be very successful in his office in Lake Worth. Dr. Lira is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and a member of The American College of Physicians. He has extensive training and experience in diagnosis and treatment of the majority of illnesses in adults and the geriatric population, with special interest and focus on preventive medicine. Dr. Lira is very happy in South Florida, not only for the weather but especially because he is able to deal and treat patients of different background and cultures. He perfectly communicates in Spanish, Portuguese and English.Read more

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Best doctor you can find. His practice has changed so much. If you can get to see him, he is the best doctor in Palm Beach County. Love Dr lira, I feel like I'm going to a hometown doctor when I go there. But I've been going for over 25 years to the same office. Thank you Dr lira for who you are, the best family doctor around. and I mean it!
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Dr. Lira's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lira grew up in Peru, South America; He received his Medical degree from San Agustin University in Arequipa, Peru. He then went on to study Exercise Physiology in Brazil (University of Rio Grande do Sul) and then in Barcelona, Spain where he completed a year on cardiology training in Valle de Hebron Hospital/University of Barcelona. He then moved to Providence, RI where he completed his Residency on Internal Medicine in Memorial Hospital/Brown University. Right after completion of his training, Dr. Lira was offered and accepted a position as Junior Faculty at Brown and after starting in private practice he became a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Brown University, School of Medicine. For many years, besides running his own successful practice, Dr. Lira was teaching Medical students and Residents in Brown. In 2002, Dr. Lira decided to move to South Florida and Joined MSPB. He currently continues to be very successful in his office in Lake Worth. Dr. Lira is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and a member of The American College of Physicians. He has extensive training and experience in diagnosis and treatment of the majority of illnesses in adults and the geriatric population, with special interest and focus on preventive medicine. Dr. Lira is very happy in South Florida, not only for the weather but especially because he is able to deal and treat patients of different background and cultures. He perfectly communicates in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

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  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad De San Agustin

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Spirometry
  • Venipuncture