Delo Medical Associates
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MARIA CRUZ, A.R.N.P.
Maria became an RN in 1994, Clayton State University. She earned her BSN and MSN at Florida Atlantic University. She graduated from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Florida Atlantic University in 2008. She relocated from Lake Wales to Port St. Lucie in December 2014. Maria's experience includes Family Practice, Community Health (adult Clinic Supervisor for Indian River Health Department), Urgent Care, and House Call services. She is married to an Army Retired Serviceman. They have 2 children, 2 grandchildren, and 2 dogs. Maria is fluent in Spanish. ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
RUTH E. WERMONT, P.A.-C
Ruth has been practicing with us for over 10 years. She earned her BA from the University of the District of Columbia in 1987. She earned her Masters in Clinical Medical Science in 1999 from Barry University in Miami Shores. She became certified as a Physician's Assistant in 2000. She relocated to the area from Palm Beach county where she had been practicing Orthopedics. ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS, THERE WILL BE A WAIT.
GRETCHEN GAEBEL, P.A.-C
Gretchen received her Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies in 2001 from the University of Florida. She has practiced in both family and internal medicine since that time. Prior to becoming a P.A., she worked as an athletic and personal trainer caring for our local high school athletes and fitness enthusiasts. She resides in Palm City with her husband and two children. NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME.
KIM TOLLEFSON, A.R.N.P.
Kim is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 12 years experience in direct patient care. She graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from University of Central Florida, Orlando, in 2003. Her experience as an RN/charge includes Medical/Surgical, Orthopedics, and Cardiology in Fort Lauderdale; and Step Down/Cardiology at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, in 2014. She has recently relocated from Boca Raton, where she practiced Family Medicine and is happy to join our team. Kim moved to Port St Lucie with her husband and daughter. ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME.
Bob comes to our practice after over 15 years of family medicine with Martin Memorial Health Systems. He received his BS in nursing in 1990 and Advanced Practitioner in 1991 from Florida International University in Miami. He received his National Board Certification in 1991. Bob is in the office on Saturday mornings and two Thursdays per month. NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME.
ROBERT KAVOVIT, M.S.P.T.
Rob earned a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse he was a three-time Lacrosse All-American, 1997 team captain, and a member of the 1995 National Championship Team. Upon graduation he furthered his studies and received a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. He has a special interest in orthopedics, sports medicine, and geriatric care. His focus in manual physical therapy arrives from the Maitland Australian Approach. Rob is certified in Active Release Technique. Rob enjoys playing golf, lacrosse and exercising. He was born in Yorktown Heights, NY and relocated to our area a few years ago. He currently is a coach for the Jensen Beach High School lacrosse team.
FRANCES (Fran) FONGKIN, A.R.N.P.
Fran earned her AS in Nursing at Miami-Dade Community College in 1985 and started working at Mercy Hospital in the Oncology unit for 10 years. She received her BS in Nursing in 2004 from Florida International University and worked at Boca Raton Community Hospital in the Oncology unit. She then transferred to the Radiation Oncology unit at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach as Charge Nurse/ Clinical Coordinator for 2 facilities for 5 years. She worked at Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center as Oncology Manager/Assistant
Director while going back to school for her Master’s Degree in Nursing with a specialty in Geriatric Medicine in 2008. She is Board Certified as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and is ANCC certified. She has worked Neuropsychiatry, Internal Medicine, ALF, PHP program, Homebound. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau. ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AGE 50 AND OVER ONLY.
LINDA F. DELO, D.O.
A native Floridian, Dr. Delo earned her BA in Biology and Chemistry at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She earned her doctorate in 1986 at Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, now Nova Southeastern. She completed her internship and post doctorate training at Humana Hospital of the Palm Beaches. She continued to practice in West Palm Beach until 1991 when she relocated to Port St. Lucie. She has been Board Certified in Osteopathic Medicine since 1993. Dr. Delo completed a tenure as the President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and continues to be an active board member.NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME.