Florida Hospital Welcomes New Neurologist

November 20, 2007

Florida Hospital Welcomes New Neurologist



ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2007 - Florida Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Alicia Cabrera Castelao to its medical staff.  Cabrera joins Dr. Arnaldo Isa, Dr. William Honeycutt, Dr. Michael Brown, and Dr. Daniel Nieves at Neurology Associates, PA.

Cabrera received her medical degree in 1994 from the "Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas de Villa Clara" in Santa Clara, Cuba.  She also completed her Neurology residency at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and in 1998 she started as the Attending Neurologist at the International Center of Neurological Rehabilitation, both in Havana, Cuba.  While there, she led a team in diagnosis and personalized treatment plans for chronic brain injuries and cerebrovascular diseases.

In 1999, Cabrera was invited to collaborate as Researcher-Neurologist in the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery in Mexico, specifically in the Emergency Department.  In 2000, she joined the prominent Angeles de las Lomas Hospital, also in Mexico.

Cabrera completed her Internal Medicine Internship in New York at St. John's Episcopal Hospital and then began her Neurology training at Louisiana State University.  After Hurricane Katrina hit the area, she transferred to Duke University where she completed her training in June 2007. 

For more information, contact Florida Hospital Media Relations at 407-303-8217.