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About Lehigh Medical Group Physicians

Edgar Castillo, M.D.

Edgar Castillo, M.D.

Board-certified Internist

Edgar Castillo, MD specializes in Internal Medicine. Dr. Castillo graduated from the Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Zapopan Jalisco, Mexico.  

For an appointment call (239) 369 - 6115, 1530 Lee Boulevard, Suite 1100 Lehigh Acres, Florida.  Dr. Castillo is affiliated with the Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

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Undergraduate Education:

Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto de Ponce, Puerto Rico, Bachelor of Science 2000

Medical Education:  

Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Zapopan Jalisco, Mexico 2004

Fifth Pathway Certification, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico 2006

Board Certified 

2009 - Present, Internal Medicine

Licensure: 

Florida

Advanced Training:

Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Internal Medicine 


Axel Ruiz-Tellez, M.D.

Axel Ruiz-Tellez, M.D.

Board-certified Family Physician, Wound Care Specialist

Dr. Axel Ruiz-Tellez has a special interest in Clinical, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology, Family Medicine, and Wound Care. Dr. Ruiz-Tellez graduated from the Universidad National Pedro H. Ureña Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dr. Ruiz-Tellez has been with the Lehigh Medical Group since 2000, prior to that he practiced medicine in Puerto Rico and Illinois. Dr. Ruiz-Tellez is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and serves as the Medical Director for the Lehigh Medical Group and Wound Care.

For an appointment call (239) 369-6115, 1530 Lee Boulevard, Suite 1300, Lehigh Acres, Florida. Dr. Axel Ruiz-Tellez, MD is affiliated with the Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

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Undergraduate Education:

Liceo UNPHU Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Bachelor of Science, Medal of Excellence, 1980

Medical Education:

Universidad National Pedro H. Ureña Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1985 Magna Cum Laude

Certification:

Board Certified 1995 - present Family Practice, Wound Care Specialist  

Licensure:

Florida, Illinois, Iowa, California

Advanced Training:

San Pablo Hospital, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

  • Family Practice 

Advanced Dermatology and Laser Institute, San Diego, CA

  • Fellowship in Dermatology

Professional Experience:

San Pablo Medical Center, Bayamon, Puerto Rico 1993-1995

Centro de Cirugia Menor y Medicina Ambulatoria, Caguas, Puerto Rico 1989-1995

Signature Physician Network, Colona, Ilinois 1995 - 2000

Lehigh Medical Group, Lehigh Acres Florida 2000 - present



Susan M Strickland, D.O.

Susan M Strickland, D.O.

Board-certified Internist

Dr. Susan Strickland specializes in Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Strickland graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Kirksville, Mississippi. She received advanced training in Internal Medicine at the Consortium of Graduate Medical Education & Training in East Lansing, Michigan. Prior to joining Lehigh Medical Group, Dr. Strickland practiced in New Jersey and had her own private practice in Lehigh Acres, Florida.

For an appointment call (239) 368-0241, 530 Lee Boulevard, Suite 1100 Lehigh Acres, Florida.  Dr. Strickland is affiliated with Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

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Undergraduate Education:

Glassboro State College, Glassboro, New Jersey Bachelor of Science 1991

Medical Education:

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Mississippi 1995

Certification:

Board Certified 1998 - present Internal Medicine

Licensure:

Florida

Advanced Training:

Consortium of Graduate Medical Education & Training, East Lansing, Michigan

Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton, Michigan

  • Internal Medicine Tracking Internship
  • Internal Medicine Residency

Detroit Riverview Hospital, Detroit Michigan

  • Internal Medicine Residency

Professional Experience:

Centerton Family Practice, Pittsgrove, New Jersey 1998 - 2004

Jerilee E. Lomas, DO Practice, Lehigh Acres, Florida 2004 - 2005

Private Practice, Lehigh Acres, Florida 2005 - 2009

Lehigh Medical Group, Lehigh Acres, Florida 2009 - present


Asif H. Choudhury, M.D.

Asif H. Choudhury, M.D.

Board-certified Gastroenterologist

Dr. Choudhury has a special interest in gastroenterology. He graduated from New Institute of Post Graduate Medicine and Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dr. Choudhury is board-certified in gastroenterology. Prior to joining Lehigh Medical Group, Dr. Choudhury practiced at State University of New York.

For an appointment, please call (239) 303-0950 at 1530 Lee Blvd - Suite 1800, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33936. Dr. Choudhury is affiliated with Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

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Medical Education:

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
Institute of Post Graduate Medicine and Research 
Dhaka, Bangladesh 1988 

Certification:

Board Certified in Gastroenterology 2000- present

Licensure:

Florida

Advanced Training:

Institute of Post Graduate Medicine and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Internship

Prince George’s Hospital, Cheverly, Maryland
Internal Medicine Residency

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Division of Gastroenterology Clinical Research Trainee

State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York
Division of Gastroenterology Third Year Gastroenterology Fellow

Downstate Univ. Hospital, Kings County Hospital,

Brookdale Univ. Hospital, Brooklyn New York

St. John’s Hospital, Queens NY

Staten Island Univ. Hospital, NY

Professional Experience:

Detla Medical Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh 1988-1989

Prince George Hospital, Cheverly, Maryland 1993-1994

Lake City Hospital, Lake City , MN 1994-1995

Ashley Medical Center, Ashley , ND 1995-1997

State University of New York, NY 1997- 2000

Lehigh Medical Group, Lehigh Acres, FL 2011 – present


L. Bravo, M.D.

L. Bravo, M.D.

Board-certified Pulmonologist; View Interview Video (Español)

Dr. Bravo joined Lehigh Medical Group on November 1, 2012. He specializes in Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep. Practicing for nearly 20 years, Dr. Bravo is the only Spanish speaking pulmonologist in the tri-county area.

Dr. Bravo's office is located at 1530 Lee Blvd, Suite 1700, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936. Telephone 239-368-8039


Sadiq Al-Nakeeb, M.D., F.C.C.P

Sadiq Al-Nakeeb, M.D., F.C.C.P

Board-certified Critical Care Specialist, Internist, Pulmonologist & Sleep Medicine Specialist

Dr. Sadiq Al-Nakeeb has interests in Pulmonolgy, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders. 

For an appointment, please call 239-368-8039 at 1530 Lee Blvd, Suite 1700, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936. Dr. Al-Nakeeb is affiliated with Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

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Medical Education:

University of Bagdad, Jan 1991 - Dec 1995

Internship:

Internal Medicine - Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Jul 1999 - Jun 2002

Residency:

Pulmonary Disease - Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Jul 2002 - Jun 2004

Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine - University Health Center of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA, Jul 2004 - Jun 2005

Board Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nov 2005 - Dec 2015
American Board of Internal Medicine, Aug 2002 - Dec 2022
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nov 2007 - Dec 2017
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nov 2004 - Dec 2014

License:

Florida

Professional Experience:

HealthPark Medical Center, Fort Myers, FL
Gulf Coast Medical Center, Fort Myers, FL


Guillermo Cuna, M.D.

Guillermo Cuna, M.D.

Board-certified Family Physician

Dr. Guillermo Cuna has special interests in family medicine. Prior to joining Lehigh Medical Group, Dr. Cuna was a family medicine physician at Fort Washington Medical Centern Fort Washington, MD, as well as a pediatrician at Cuna Medical Clinic and CRIBS Orphanage in Quezon Phillipines. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

For an appointment, call (239) 368-2211, 3400 Lee Blvd., Suite 106, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971. Dr. Cuna is affiliated with Lehigh Regional Medical Center.


Joshua E. Lee, Jr., M.D.

Joshua E. Lee, Jr., M.D.

General Surgery

Dr. Joshua Lee has special interests in general surgery, laparoscopic general surgery and robotics-assisted surgery. He received his medical education at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. and advanced training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN and Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, PA. Prior to joining Lehigh Medical Group, Dr. Lee worked at Capital Regional Medical Center. He is board eiligible.

For an appointment, call (239) 368-0241, 1530 Lee Blvd., Suite 1100, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936. Dr. Lee is affiliated with Lehigh Regional Medical Center.


Haris Turalic, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Haris Turalic, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Board-certified Internist and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Haris Turalic has special interests in non-invasive cardiology. He received his medical education at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and advanced training at New York University School of Medicine and North-Shore-LIJ Health System/New York University Cardiology Fellowship Program. Prior to joining Lehigh Medical Group, Dr. Turalic worked at Augusta Health Cardiology in Fisherville, VA. He has multiple board certifications.

For an appointment, call (239) 368-6017, 1530 Lee Blvd., Suite 1400, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936. Dr. Turalic is affiliated with Lehigh Regional Medical Center.