Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine

Lyssette Lourdes Cardona-Bonet , MD

Cleveland Clinic-Weston
2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Weston, FL 33331

Overview

Lyssette L. Cardona, MD, MPH, MSHA, AAHIVS, has been on Staff in the Department of Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, Fla., since 2002. She was appointed Head of the Section of Infectious Diseases in 2006. Her specialty interests are in HIV/AIDS, travel medicine, general infectious diseases, outpatient antimicrobial therapy, general preventive medicine, womens health and risk management. Dr. Cardona has joint academic appointments as Adjunct Professor at Barry University in Miami, Fla., and Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Cardona received her BS in biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, in 1979. She then completed an MPH in epidemiology at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, La. Dr. Cardona earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School in Rio Piedras in 1983. She completed an internship in internal medicine and residencies in internal medicine and preventive medicine, followed by an infectious disease fellowship, at Tulane University Medical Hospital in New Orleans. Additionally, she completed an MS in health administration at Barry University in Miami, Fla., in 2005. Her professional experience includes working as Infectious Disease Consultant and Director of AIDS Research Protocols for the Keith Medical Practice Group in Los Angeles, Calif., from 1989 to 1993. She also worked in private practice in internal medicine and infectious disease in Los Angeles during that time. After that, she was Medical Director of the Los Angeles Immune Suppressed/AIDS Unit of the Medical Center of North Hollywood in North Hollywood, Calif (1993-1995). She was Infectious Disease Consultant for the Pacific Oaks Medical Group and Medical Director of the Pacific Oaks Womens Education and Resource Center for HIV in 1994-1995. From 1995-2002, she served as Infectious Disease Consultant for the Friedberg Medical Group in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Infectious Disease Consultant for Travel Medicine for Weston International Clinic in Weston, Fla. In 2002, she was appointed to Staff in the Department of Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Presently, she is Head of the Section of Infectious Diseases at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Dr. Cardona is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in infectious diseases. She is also certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Dr. Cardona was certified in risk management by the AHCA, Florida, in 2006. She is currently licensed to practice in the state of Florida.

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Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine

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