HopeHealth welcomes new endocrinologist
HopeHealth welcomes Melissa Gonzalez Lara, an endocrinologist, serving patients at the HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence and HopeHealth in Manning.
She graduated medical school magna cum laude from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Her residency was completed in Internal Medicine at Rutgers-Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She most recently completed her fellowship in endocrinology at University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, where she was awarded a certificate of academic achievement after graduation. She speaks fluent English and Spanish. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, The Endocrine Society, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology.