Tavares: 352.742.1171 Leesburg: 352.323.5700

Our Medical Staff

Personalized care for the heart, from the heart

We treat more than just heart problems; we treat patients. That is why we give each patient a unique level of personalized attention and service. We listen to them and spend time getting to know and understand their situations. Patients never feel rushed. We do all we can to accommodate their schedule and address their individual needs. With genuine compassion, we care most about the patient’s quality of life. In short, we will treat patients the way we would want to be treated.

J. Henry Lesmes, MD, FACC

Alex A. Caballero, MD, FACC

Samuel Goss, DO, FACC

Moises Fraifeld, MD, FACC

Miguel Bryce, MD, FACC

Theresa Ann Mills, MD, FACC

Vaishali M. Swami, MD, FACC

Meet your invasive and interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologist

J. Henry Lesmes, MD, FACC

Invasive Cardiologist

J. Henry Lesmes, MD, FACC - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL“Cardiology was always my favorite field, since medical school. I found it compelling because cardiology is always at the forefront of technology and therapy and because it gave me the ability to give patients lifesaving therapies. I enjoy the extensive one-on-one interactions with patients. I hope to give my patients the most current information on diagnosis and treatment and to be their advocate.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certified in Cardiovascular Disease                              
Fellowship:
 St. John Hospital and Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI                       
Residency: Internal Medicine, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Detroit, MI
MD:
American University of the Caribbean, British West Indies
Member: American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, Lake-Sumter Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center
Medical Director: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Florida Hospital Waterman

Alex A. Caballero, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist

Alex A. Caballero, MD, FACC - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL“I love cardiology. I love being able to help a patient’s symptoms and sometimes save lives. I want to help my patients feel comfortable so they trust me and know that my goal is to give them the best quality of care and the best results possible.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology
Fellowships: Cardiovascular Disease, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI; Interventional Cardiac and Peripheral, Cardiovascular Institute of the South, LA
Residency: Cardiology, Edgardo Rebagliati Hospital, San Marcos University, Lima, Peru
MD: Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru
Hospital Appointments: Former Chief of Cardiology, Leesburg Regional Medical Center; Former Chief of Cardiology, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Executive Committee, Florida Hospital Waterman
Member: American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Pan-American Medical Association of Central Florida, Lake-Sumter Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center

In his spare time, Dr. Caballero enjoys travel, golf and collecting art.

Samuel Goss, DO, FACC

Invasive Cardiologist

Samuel Goss, DO, FACC - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL“I was inspired to go into cardiology during my internal medicine residency. I had the opportunity to spend a great deal of time working with heart failure and cardiac transplant patients. They were very sick, very complex and required great effort in management. The satisfaction was helping restore them to more normal life. Most of all, I enjoy patient care and the continued education and growth that cardiology brings.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases
Fellowship: Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Residency: Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
DO: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
Chairman: Medical Cardiology Committee, Leesburg Regional Medical Center
Vice-Chairman: Chest Pain Center Committee, Leesburg Regional Medical Center
Medical Director: Noninvasive Cardiology, Florida Hospital Waterman
Adjunct Professor: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Member: American College of Cardiology, Lake-Sumter Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center
Medical Director: Cardio-Diagnostics, Florida Hospital Waterman

In his free time, Dr. Goss prefers spending time with his family, playing golf and raising cattle.

Moises Fraifeld, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist

Moises Fraifeld, MD, FACC - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL"My interest in cardiology started during high school when I had to take care of a family member suffering from heart disease. I strive to give the best care to my patients supported by clear evidence-based medicine and updated clinical knowledge. I like to inform patients well about their condition and respect their autonomy on medical decisions.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology
Fellowships: Interventional Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD; Cardiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: (Chief Resident) Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center
MD: (Valedictorian) Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal, Lima, Peru
Hospital Appointments: Chief of Cardiology, Leesburg Regional Medical Center; Former Chief of Cardiac Catheterization and Cardiac Interventions, Florida Hospital Waterman; Former Chief of Cardiology, Florida Hospital Waterman
Member: American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American College of Physicians, Lake-Sumter Medical Society, Maimonides Society
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center

Miguel Bryce, MD, FACC

Electrophysiologist

Miguel Bryce, MD, FACC - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL“During cardiology training, I was fascinated by rhythm disorders and how to diagnose and treat them. I like saving lives and curing certain conditions. I enjoy performing procedures with the highest level of care and the latest technology. With my patients, I am friendly, professional, honest and dynamic. I am focused on giving them the best care possible.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certified in Cardiovascular Disease; International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
Fellowship: Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
MD: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Hospital Appointment: Chief of Cardiology and Clinical Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Florida Hospital Waterman
Member: American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society, Lake-Sumter Medical Society, Peruvian-American Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center

In his free time, Dr. Bryce enjoys cars, Formula 1 racing, motorsports and travel.

Theresa Ann Mills, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist

Theresa Ann Mills, MD, FACC - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL“I talk with my patients, answer their questions and teach them about their condition and treatment options. We agree on a plan of care and review and update the plan at each visit. My patients are an integral part of their own care. They each have their own individual priorities. My priority is to be available to help them 24/7/365 days a year.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology
Fellowships: Interventional Cardiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; Cardiovascular Disease, LSU Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
Residency: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, LSU Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA  
Internship: Brook Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX                                     
MD: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL                                         
Member: American College of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American College of Physicians, Florida Medical Association, Lake-Sumter Medical Society           
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center

In her free time, Dr. Mills enjoys exercise, national politics, reading, spending time with her family in Gainesville and supporting the United States Military (her oldest son is an Army officer).

Vaishali M. Swami, MD, FACC

General Cardiologist

Vaishali M. Swami, MD, FACC  - Tavares, FL - Leesburg, FL“While in medical school, I found tremendous growth and advancement in cardiology care and treatment. This field allowed me to have a positive long-term impact on my patients’ lives. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, patients can enjoy significantly longer life and better quality of life. I maintain warm, honest, comfortable relationships with my patients. I hope to give them high-quality, compassionate care.”

Fellow: American College of Cardiology
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Cardiology
Fellowship: Cardiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Residency: Internal Medicine, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
MD: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Member: American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Lake-Sumter Medical Society
Hospital Affiliations: Florida Hospital Waterman, Leesburg Regional Medical Center

In her spare time, Dr. Swami enjoys travel, cooking and sports.

We welcome patients from Lake County and Sumter County, FL, including Zellwood, Leesburg, Wildwood, The Villages, Tavares and Sorrento. To schedule an appointment, call us at 352.742.1171 (Tavares office) or 352.323.5700 (Leesburg office). For your convenience, you can also fill out our online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation with us.


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1879 Nightingale Lane, Suite C-1,
Tavares, FL 32778
Call: 352.742.1171 | Fax: 352.742.7241

1879 Nightingale Lane, Suite A-1,,
Tavares, FL 32778
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LRMC Medical Plaza,
705 Doctors Court
,
Leesburg, FL 34748
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