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Pediatrician – Luz M. Karas, M.D.

Luz M. Karas, MD, FABP

Luz M. Karas, M.D. is a board-certified pediatrician, trained at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital (State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York). Dr. Karas is originally from Colombia and trained at Pontifica Universidad Catolica of Ecuador, where she obtained her degree as a Doctor in Medicine and Surgery. After 7 years of training, she elected to come to the US to pursue further education in pediatrics. Dr. Karas relocated to Long Island, New York where she successfully completed training. she was awarded many times for excellence in teaching and leading residents. After graduating in pediatrics, she accepted a position at Hudson River Health Care in Long Island, New York.

Dr. Karas and her family have now relocated to Orlando. She is pleased to join Dr. Cardona’s practice as they both share a steadfast commitment to care for children. Her major professional interests are in the area of autoimmune conditions, infectious diseases, and allergy/immunology. She enjoys getting to know her patients’ families and working as part of a team making sure that every little one succeeds in life.