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Find the Right Doctor Near You. Lakeland, Brandon, Aurbundale


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Our primary care office is located next to the Good Will on the South Florida avenue.  

5325 S. Florida Ave. Lakeland FL 33813  

Advanced internal medicine care provides services from 8 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday.

Advanced Internal Medicine Care provides high-quality medical services to residents in Lakeland since 2009. Our primary care doctors are highly recognized for their accurate diagnosis, kind explanations, and care for their patients. Our office has access to the facility for people with mobility disabilities.  

At this primary care office, you will find Care Hair and Nail Salon for patients with Advantage Care Plan. 


Available at this location: 

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 

Call Alma Vargas for details at


Advanced Internal Medicine Care accepts most of the health insurances. All Medicare Patients are Welcome. 

Dario F. Cardona, M.D.

Reina Lajara, MD. MPH

Cardona Resource Center:

Located on the south side  

  • Provides informational handouts

  • Provides paper applications as requested 

  • Provides access to telephones to call DCF

  • Customer Call Center 1-866-762-2237 

  • Provides computer to make application on-line 

  • Provides printer for ACCESS documents

  • Fax machine to fax documents to DCF 

  • Copy machine to copy application related documents 

  • Ability to explain application process 

  • Assist customers with submitting application 

  • Ability to assist customers with completing the Webapp 

Advanced Internal Medicine Care received the award as a United Hero in 2021. This award recognized the commitment to patient experience. As a primary care office, our main goal is fully serve to our patients. 

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