Meet our Doctors
Our Board Certified Endocrinologists bring decades of combined experience and advanced training in Endocrinology to their practice. Two of our doctors are repeat recipients of the “Best Doctors” award in Florida and in the US.
Paul S. Jellinger, MD, MACE is Past President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and is a Past President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). He is a Professor of Medicine on the voluntary faculty at the University of Miami. In May 2004, he became a Master of the American College of Endocrinology.
After receiving his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Jellinger completed a first-year medical residency at Beth Israel Hospital and a second-year residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
After receiving his medical degree from McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, Dr. Lerman completed a 2 year residency in internal medicine at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital (SMBDJGH), a McGill University teaching hospital. In 1973 he was awarded a 3 year Medical Research Council of Canada scholarship to pursue a fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Miami. In 1976 Dr. Lerman returned to Montreal, where he became a full time consultant in Endocrinology and Metabolism and member of the full-time attending staff of the SMBD Jewish General Hospital. in Montreal. As an assistant professor of Medicine, McGill University, he served as a teacher and mentor for medical students and residents.
Dr. Alberto Gonzalez is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and as well, certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators as a diabetes educator. He received his Medical Doctorate Degree from the Instituto Technologico de Santo Domingo School of Medicine in the Dominican Republic. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey-affiliate, Mountainside Hospital in Montclair New Jersey, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He continued on to do his Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the New York Medical College Saint Vincent Hospital and Medical Center of New York in 2000 with experience at The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York – Diabetes Center, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary – Diabetes Clinic, and the Hospital for Special Surgery of New York – Bone Metabolic Clinic.
Dr. Mitchell Jacobson attended Northwestern University and Northwestern University Medical School between 1957 and 1964.His internal medicine residency was at the Medical College of Wisconsin from 1965-1967. He then completed an endocrinology fellowship at the University of Michigan Hospital in 1967-68, followed by another year at The Medical College of Wisconsin in 1968-69.
He is a past president and chairman of the board of the American Diabetes Association, Wisconsin affiliate. He is also a past president of the Milwaukee Academy of Medicine and past medical director of The Diabetes Treatment Center of America at Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sharon D. Lamkin, PA-C received her Physician Assistant degree from Miami Dade College and trained at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Board certified as a physician assistant with internal Medicine experience. In 2007, joined the practice of The Center for Diabetes & Endocrine Care in Hollywood, FL.
She received her Registered Nurse diploma from Jackson Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing. Nursing experience includes trauma, burn and critical care. Administrative experience includes 12 years as Director of Health Care Services for two major insurance companies and Assistant Director of Nursing for two Home Health Agencies. For two years held the position Director of Case Management, Washoe Health System including oversight of acute care facility, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities.