Dr. Carlos Lira, MD

Dr. Carlos Lira, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Carlos Lira, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Palm Springs, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad de San Agustin in 1986 and specializes in internal medicine.

3150 S Congress Ave

Palm Springs, FL 33461

Contact Information

(561) 965-8222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Lira's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lira "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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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

235  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Venipuncture
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Universidad de San Agustin
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lira's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lira to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Lira's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Had an appointment on 11/6 and was running late so I called staff member told me don't bother showing up that they were no longer taking new patients. Problem is I had seen the doctor twice before and he was the one that told me on my last visit that he wanted to see me again in 3 months for a...more
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Simplemente el mejor doctor de Palm Beach Muy humano, te explica todo y te hace sentir como una verdadera persona. Ya me sentí mejor sólo saliendo del consultorio. Dios lo bendiga Dr Lira
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Dr. Lira has the attributes I seek in a doctor. 1- Is thorough and takes time to examine his patients 2- Listen patiently all my questions and responds 3- I notice that his advice is an excellent one 4- He is the BEST primary care doctor I have ever have 5- His staff is kind and always willing to...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,...more
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