Clinic Hours: 

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday - 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hope Maddix, ARNP


Medical School:
   
Certificate for Advanced Nursing Practice, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 2000
    Master of Science of Nursing, Brooklyn, New York 1989
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Pace University, New York, 1986
    Registered Nurse Diploma, University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona Kingston, Jamaica, WI 1976

Languages:
    English

Joined The Clark Clinic: 2005

Sara Yermal, ARNP 


Medical School:
   
Masters of Science in Nursing, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey 2003
    ARNP Certificate Program, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida 1989
    Bachelors of Science of Nursing, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 1983
    Associates of Arts, Miami-Dade County Community College, Miami, Florida, 1981

Languages:
    English

Joined The Clark Clinic: 2011

Elaine I. Kinder, ARNP 


Medical School:
   
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 1996
    Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
    Associate of Science, Edison State College, Piqua, OH
    ANCC Certified Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Languages:
   
English

Joined The Clark Clinic: 2008

Tanya Pike, ARNP


Medical School:
    2010, University of Central Florida, Orlando

Board Certified:
    2011 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Family Practice

Languages:
   
English

Joined the Clark Clinic in September, 2014

Marc Capps, ARNP 


Medical School:
    2004, University of Central Florida, MSN, FNP

Board Certified:
    American Nurses Credentialing Center

Languages:
   
English

Joined the Clark Clinic in 2010

Betty Stapleton, ARNP 


Medical School:
    1999, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Board Certified:
    2000 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Languages:
    English

Joined the Clark Clinic in July, 2014

Ronnie Boekema, ARNP


Medical School:
    

Board Certified:
 
Residency:
   
Languages:
   

Joined the Clark Clinic in 

Akram M. Youssef, MD 


Medical School:
    University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt, 1988-1994

Residency:
   
Cairo University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt, Transitional Year, 1995-1996
    Giza & Abo El-Nomrous Hospitals, Giza, Egypt, Opthamology, 1998-1999
    Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York, Surgery-General, 2006-2007
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, Surgery-General, 2013-2014

Languages:
   
English

Joined The Clark Clinic: 2015

Gerardo Soto, MD


Medical School:
    Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara


Internship:

    Manati Medical Center
    
Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined the Clark Clinic in 2017

Lara Yanira, MD 


Medical School:
  
  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. Tegucigalpa, DC. Honduras, CA.

Board Certified:
   
American Board of Family Physicians

Residency:
    Family Medicine Residency, Alejandro Otero Lopez Hospital Manati, P.R.

Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined the Clark Clinic in October, 2014

Candace Chapuseaux, ARNP 


Medical School:


Board Certified:
 

Languages:
    


Joined the Clark Clinic in 2010



Here you can find a listing of each of our Providers.

Lake County Clinic
Phone: 352.324.0504
107 W. Central Avenue
Howey-In-The-Hills, FL 34737

Luis Barba, MD


Medical School:
    FUSM, Bogata  

Residency:
    Pavia Hospital, Puerto Rico

Languages:
    English, Spanish, & French

Joined the Clark Clinic 2016

Maria Echavez, MD


Medical School:
         Ponce School of Medicine Puerto Rico


Residency:
       Veterans affairs  Caribbean Healthcare system


Languages:
    English, Spanish, Italian

Joined the Clark Clinic in 2017

Yvonne Buchanan, MD


Medical School:
    University Xochicalco, Mexico

Board Certified:
    Internal Medicine

Residency:
    Mt Sinai Hospital

Languages:
    English

Joined the Clark Clinic in June, 2015

PHYSICIANS

Robert Carraway, MD


Medical School:
    Columbia University, M.D

Board Certified:
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Residency:
    Albany Medical Center Hospitals
    University of Miami

Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined the Clark Clinic in April, 2013

Angel L. Bruno, MD


Medical School:
    Undergraduate: University of Puerto Rico 1968-1971

Post Graduate:
    Psychology Institute, Caribbean Center of Advanced Studies, 1972-1974
    Universidad Central Del Caribe, 1986-1990

Board Certified:
    Family Practice

Residency:

    Ramon Ruiz Arnau: Regional Hospital, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

    Internal Medicine Internship, Meridia Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

    Clinical Anesthesia Residency


Languages:
    English
    Spanish

Joined The Clark Clinic: 2007

About Dr. Bruno:

Dr. Bruno was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. He received a degree from Puerto Rico Jr. College in Basic Liberal Arts in July of 1968, a Bachelor in Arts Major in Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico in 1974, and a Masters in Science Clinical psychology from the Psychology Institute in 1974 in Puerto Rico. In June of 1990 Dr. Bruno received his Doctor of Medicine at the Universidad Central del Caribe.
He completed his internship at Ramon Ruiz Arnau Regional Hospital in 1991 and residency for Clinical Anesthesia at Meridia Huron Hospital in June of 1999.
In 1997 he received "The Rolland J. Whitacre Award" for outstanding anesthesiology resident at Meridia Huron Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Daniel Dstteffano, MD


Medical School:
    School of Medicine of Guayaquil University, Ecuador 1996

Residency:
    Manati Medical Center, Puerto Rico

Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined the Clark Clinic in June, 2014

Sumter County Clinic
Phone: 352.793.2441
​212 S. Florida Street
Bushnell, FL 33513 

Jose Rivas, MD


Medical School:
    1986, University of Central Venezuela

Residency:
    87-91, Hospital Ricardo Baquero Gonzalez, Venezuela

Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined the Clark Clinic in August, 2014

Virginia Norton, ARNP 


Medical School:
   
University of South Florida, Masters of Science in Nursing
    University of South Florida, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Board Certified:
    American Nurses Association

Languages:
    English

Joined The Clark Clinic: August 2011

Ehrentraud Johanna Eichelbaum, MD 


Medical School:
    1988 Central University of Venezuela, SCHOOL OF LOUIS RAPHAEL, Venezuela

Residency:
    1991-93, School of Louis Raphael, Venezuela
    RED CROSS HOSPITAL, CARLOS J BELLOW, Plastic Surgery, VENEZUELA 1995-98

Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined the Clark Clinic in July, 2014

The Clark Clinic Inc

Internal Medicine Physicians & Family Practice



Lowell F. Clark, MD, CMD 


Medical School:
    Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Dublin, Ireland, 1980

Post Graduate:
    Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Board Certified:
    Internal Medicine, American Medical Director

Residency:
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Languages:
    English

Founded The Clark Clinic: 1986

About Dr. Clark:

Dr. Clark was born in Helena, Montana. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Emory University in 1974. He attended Medical school at the Royal Society of Surgeons and Physicians in Dublin, Ireland and completed his internship, residency and fellowship in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Clark came to Bushnell, Florida and opened the Clark Clinic in November 1986, and the Clark Clinic in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida in 1998.
Dr. Clark is currently on the hospital staff at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, The Villages Regional Hospital and Florida Hospital Waterman. He is also a Certified Medical Director and serves as CMD at many Nursing and Rehab Facilities in Lake and Sumter County. He is currently on several Professional Boards and was voted Humanitarian of the year in 2008 by Langley Medical Center in Sumter County. He was one of the donors for the land for the Hospice Purcell House and continues to support many areas in need in both Sumter and Lake County.

Ramon A. Perez-Astacio, MD


Medical School:
    Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud School of Medicine, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1973-1981

Residency:
    Caguas Regional Hospital, Caguas, Puerto Rico, Internal Medicine

Languages:
    English, Spanish

Joined The Clark Clinic: 2011