Family Practice

Leslie Diaz, M.D.
Leslie Diaz, M.D.Infectious Disease Specialist

Leslie Diaz, M.D.

Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Diaz has been practicing medicine for 24 years. She worked at FoundCare from 2008 to 2012, and returned to FoundCare in 2015 as the Medical Director for North Palm Beach Office and Infectious Disease. Her areas of focus include infectious diseases (including HIV), wound care, and IV infusion therapy. She received her MD from Universidad Central Del Este in the Dominican Republic, and is Board Certified in Infectious Disease. Dr. Diaz has hospital affiliations with Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and Jupiter Medical Center. Dr. Diaz speaks English and Spanish.

Vladimir Laroche, M.D.
Vladimir Laroche, M.D.Staff Physician

Vladimir Laroche, M.D.

Staff Physician

Dr. Laroche joined FoundCare in 2019, bringing with him 38 years of experience as a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician. He received his MD from UNAM in Mexico. Dr. Laroche speaks English, French, Creole, and Spanish.

Stella Medina, M.D.
Stella Medina, M.D.Infectious Disease Specialist

Stella Medina, M.D.

Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Medina joined FoundCare in 2018, bringing with her 8 years of experience as a Board Certified Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine Physician. Her areas of focus include infectious disease (including HIV) and viral Hepatitis. She received her MD from Iberoamerican University SOM in Sto Dgo, Dominica Republic, and completed her residency at University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky.  Dr. Medina speaks English and Spanish.

Serge Thys, M.D.
Serge Thys, M.D.Staff Physician

Serge Thys, M.D.

Staff Physician

Dr. Thys joined FoundCare in 2015, after completing his residency at University of Arkansas. He received his MD from Ross University in Dominica. He is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, and has hospital affiliations with JFK Medical Center. Dr. Thys speaks English and Creole.

Sophia Giscombe APRN, FNP-BC
Sophia Giscombe APRN, FNP-BCNurse Practitioner

Sophia Giscombe, APRN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Sophia Giscombe joined FoundCare in early 2017, focusing on infectious diseases (including HIV) and wound care. She received her MS in Administration and Management from Aspen University, and her MS in Nursing, from Chamberlain College of Nursing.

Corlina Johnson, APRN
Corlina Johnson, APRNNurse Practitioner

Corlina Johnson, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Corlina joined FoundCare in 2017, bringing with her 12 years of experience as a Registered Nurse and four years as a Family Practice and Infectious Disease APRN. Her areas of focus include HIV, viral Hepatitis, chronic disease management, and preventative health. Corlina received a BA in Philosophy and a BS in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University, and her MSN from Florida Atlantic University. She speaks English and Spanish.

Gabrijela Mekic-Ruiz, APRN,FNP-BC,C
Gabrijela Mekic-Ruiz, APRN,FNP-BC,C Nurse Practitioner

Gabrijela Mekic-Ruiz, APRN, FNP-BC,C

Nurse Practitioner

Gabrijela joined FoundCare in 2016, after becoming a Family Practice APRN, before which she had been an RN for seven years. She received her BSN from Nova Southeastern University and her MSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing. Gabrijela is particularly interested in preventative health and women’s health. She speaks English, Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.

Pediatrics

Oneka Marriott, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOP
Oneka Marriott, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOPMedical Director for Pediatrics

Oneka Marriott, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOP

Medical Director for Pediatrics

Dr. Marriott joined FoundCare in 2016, as Chief Medical Officer and Pediatrician. Dr. Marriott graduated from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Palms West Hospital in Loxahatchee, Florida. She is a Board Certified Pediatrician from the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics, and is passionate about maternal and newborn health. Dr. Marriott has hospital affiliations with JFK Medical Center.

Jean Y. Monice, M.D., P.A.
Jean Y. Monice, M.D., P.A.Staff Physician

Jean Y. Monice, M.D.,P.A.

Staff Physician

Dr. Monice joined FoundCare in 2019, bringing with him 40 years of experience as a Board Certified Pediatrician from the American Board of Pediatrics. He graduated from Program Port-au-Prince, Haiti Doctor of Medicine, and completed his residency in Pediatrics at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, in Bronx, New York. Dr. Monice speaks, English, French Creole, and Spanish, and has hospital affiliations with St. Mary’s Medical Center, Wellington Regional Medical Center, and JFK Medical Center.

Lisa Ferreira, DO
Lisa Ferreira, DOStaff Physician

Lisa Ferreira, DO

Staff Physician

Dr. Ferreira joined FoundCare in late 2018, bringing with her 25 years of experience as a Board Certified Pediatrician from American Board of Pediatric Medicine since 1994. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Ferreira speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Jaime D. Lambrecht, M.D.
Jaime D. Lambrecht, M.D.Staff Physician

Jaime D. Lambrecht, MD

Staff Physician

Dr. Lambrecht joined FoundCare in late 2018, bringing with him 35 years of experience as a Board Certified Pediatrician. He holds certifications from The American Board of Pediatric Medicine (1989) and The American Board of Preventative Medicine (1991). He graduated from Medical College of Virginia, in Richmond, Virginia and completed his residency at Columbus Children’s Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Lambrecht has hospital affiliations with St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Janis Jones, M.D.
Janis Jones, M.D.Staff Physician

Janis Jones, MD

Staff Physician

Dr. Jones joined FoundCare in late 2018, bringing with her 40 years of experience as a Board Certified Pediatrician from the American Board of Pediatrics. She earned lifetime certification from The American Board of Pediatrics in 1985, and graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, in Nashville, Tennessee, before going on to complete her residency in Pediatrics at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. Dr. Jones has hospital affiliations with St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Dentistry

Vic Rampertaap, M.D.
Vic Rampertaap, M.D.Dentist

Vic Rampertaap, M.D.

Dentist
 

Dr. Vic joined FoundCare in 2018 as our Dental Director, bringing with him 32 years of experience as a General Dentist. He received his DDS from Howard University, School of Dentistry in Washington, DC and completed his residency from The Veterans Administration Medical Center, Washington, DC. He is a former Professor of Dentistry at Nova University College of Dental Medicine, and has a passion for population health and education.

Dorotie Lacroze, M.D.
Dorotie Lacroze, M.D.Dentist

Dorotie Lacroze, M.D.

Dentist

Dr. Lacroze joined FoundCare in 2019, after graduating from the School of Dentistry, Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida, and completed her residency from NYU in New York, New York. Dr. Lacroze was previously a Registered Nurse for 5 years while completing her dental degree. Dr. Lacroze speaks English and Creole.
Joanna Abreu
Joanna AbreuDental Hygenist

Joanna Abreu

Dental Hygenist

Behavioral Health

Mariel Paralitici-Morales M.D.
Mariel Paralitici-Morales M.D.Psychiatrist

Mariel Paralitici-Morales M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Paralitici-Morales joined FoundCare in 2017, bringing with her 6 years of experience as a psychiatrist. After graduating from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School, she completed her residency in General Psychiatry and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, at Harlem Hospital Center, in New York. Her areas of special interest are child and adolescent pharmacology. Dr. Paralitici-Morales speaks English and Spanish.

Myriam Glémaud, LCSW, PsyD
Myriam Glémaud, LCSW, PsyDDirector of Behavioral Health

Myriam Glémaud, LCSW, PsyD

Director of Behavioral Health

Dr. Glémaud joined FoundCare in 2017, bringing with her seven years of experience as a psychologist and 20 years of experience as a social worker. She received her MSW from the University of Ottowa in Canada and her Psy.D. from Albizu University, in Miami, Florida. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in health psychology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is particularly interested in helping patients achieve optimal health through behavior modification, positive thinking and addressing underlying mental health issues that may hinder their overall health. Dr. Glémaud speaks English, Creole and French.

Serge Thys M.D.
Serge Thys M.D.Psychiatrist

Serge Thys, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Thys joined FoundCare in January of 2016, bringing with him close to 30 years of experience. He completed three separate residencies in pediatric medicine, psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Thys received his MD from Universidad Centro de Estudios Tecnologicos in the Dominican Republic. He speaks English, French, Spanish and Creole,
Nayda Lucero Iglesias, Ph.D.
Nayda Lucero Iglesias, Ph.D.Behavioral Health

Nayda Lucero Iglesias, Ph.D.

Behavioral Health

Dr. Iglesias joined FoundCare in 2018, bringing with her 12 years of experience in psychotherapy. After graduating from Interamerican University Metropolitan Campus, in Puerto Rico, she completed a doctoral internship in Psychology at FoundCare, Inc., in West Palm Beach, Florida, and received her PhD in Psychology from Interamerican University, Cupey Metropolitan Campus in Puerto Rico. She is particularly interested in using prevention and intervention techniques to help people improve their well-being. Dr. Iglesias speaks English and Spanish.
Sharron Frederick, L.C.S.W.
Sharron Frederick, L.C.S.W.Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sharron Frederick, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sharron Frederick joined FoundCare at the end of 2015. She received her MSW from Florida Atlantic University and has been a practicing LCSW for six years. She dedicated to working with patients who struggle with depression and anxiety, and focusing on goal-setting, increasing self-esteem, improving communication, implementing lifestyle changes, coping with medical issues, grief and loss, and anger management.