WP Booras, MD, P.A.
Family Practice


Charles H. Booras, MD, FAAFP

Altman Bay, Florida, 1996. 11#-10 oz.

 

Special interest in Wellness and Preventive Medicine, Primary and Secondary prevention of Cardiovascular disease (Heart attack and Stroke), Cholesterol problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Depression, and Patient Education.

  • Early Admissions Program-University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
  • Completed the accelerated 3 Year program in 1981. Final ranking - Top 5% of class.
  • ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA Honor Medical Society - 1980
  • Honors in all Clinical Clerkships: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/Gyn, Psychiatry, and Family Practice.
  • Clinical Neurology Prize - 1981
  • Residency Training: University of Florida / Jacksonville Health Education Programs at St. Vincent’s Medical Center from 1981 - 1984.
  • Resident of the Year: 1982.
  • Chief Resident: 1983 - 1984.
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice - 1984. (94th percentile nationally).
  • Board Re-certification: 1992 and 1999.

Professional Practice

  • Full-time clinical practice since August 1984.
  • Clinical Research Investigator and member, Board of Directors. Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research, 1996 to present. Extensive experience in Type 2 Diabetes and Dyslipidemia research.
  • Medical Advisory Council, American Healthways, 1998 to present.
  • Medical Expert, Florida Physicians Insurance Company, 1998 to present.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Duval County Medical Society, 2000 to present.

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
  • Graduated Cum Laude in 1978.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Natural Science and Biology.
  • 4.0 GPA after choosing the Pre-Med pathway. (Goofed off a little bit before then!)
  • Awards: PHI KAPPA PHI Honor Society in 1977.

Married to Christine, a Human Resources Manager at Baptist Medical Center-Beaches, certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist. Two furry children, Tayla and Kamikazee .....both Feline!

Physical Fitness, Tennis, Largemouth Bass Fishing, Drumming, Surfing, Photography (mostly digital),Travel & Hiking, Snowboarding, Project Studio (Zombie Mudfish Studios) for digital music recording, Computer tinkering and Desktop Publishing.

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1922 University Blvd. South
Jacksonville, Fl 32216
(904) 721-7844
email: wpboorasmdpa@comcast.net



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