Dr. Elizabeth Cefalu, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Cefalu, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Elizabeth Cefalu, MD is an internal medicine specialist in North Port, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana in 1995 and specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.

2566 Commerce Pkwy

North Port, FL 34289

Contact Information

(941) 888-5839

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Dr. Cefalu's Experience

Dr. Cefalu'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 and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

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

198  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Breath Testing
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • 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.


  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Tulane University School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cefalu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cefalu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cefalu to family and friends
80 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

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Dr. Cefalu'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 (17)

Dr Cefalu is the best most caring doctor I've ever had. I'm 63 & she is the 1st PCP that actually follows thru & works behind the scenes assuring prompt referrals & any necessary testing gets done quickly & with highly qualified specialists. Whether on vacation or at the dinner table Dr Cefalu is...more
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Dr. Cefalu is probably a very good diagnostician. On the few times I have seen her she has been primarily focused on getting all the information into her laptop. I feel that she is thorough, yet there is a definite lack of warmth. Would I trust her in a medical emergency? Yes. I also need ...more
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Great doctor! Great staff!
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Does not listen to her patients, even if the patient has a chronic illness and knows what works. Spends whole appointment typing. She spent first 3-4 minutes of my 10 minute appointment telling me about herself. Staff is very nice.
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I finally found a Physician who cared for the patient and didn't succumb to the system. She practices great medicine and if she doesn't know something about a medication or its interaction, she immediately looks it up! I am saddened to have moved and lost access to the care she provided me. As a...more
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