Reliance Qualified Medical Practitioners

Carlos Romero

MD. Chief Medical Officer and CEO
Speaks English & Spanish.

Dr. Carlos Romero is board certified in Internal Medicine. He attended Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine in Dominican Republic, where he obtained his doctorate as a Medical Doctor. He then completed his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY, where he graduated in 2002 with an Internal Medicine specialty.

He has extensive post-graduate training and experience in all fields of healthcare.

Jason Acosta

MD. (Winter Haven Center)
Speaks English & Spanish.

Personal Medical Concierge
Patricia Clemente – (863)866-8056


Dr. Jason Acosta graduated from the University Iberoamericana School of Medicine in the Dominican Republic in 2012. After completing his medical internship in Family Medicine in Manati, Puerto Rico, he served as a multi-care Emergency Room physician. In 2017, he moved to Florida to practice Family Medicine.

Dr. Acosta has spent time serving as a volunteer helping and providing medical care in underprivileged rural communities.

Glorimar Gonzalez

MD. (Winter Haven Center)
Speaks English & Spanish.

Personal Medical Concierge
Delmira Rosario – (863)866-8021


Dr. Glorimar Gonzalez graduated from the University of Autonoma De Guadalajara School of Medicine in Mexico in 2006. After completing her medical internship at Hospital Buen Samaritano in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, she served in many facilities. Both in primary care and emergency care.

In June 2016, she moved to Florida to practice here in Lakeland and Winter Haven. Dr. Gonzalez is a skilled physician with over ten years of service in the medical field. She is committed to providing excellent care to patients, carefully listening to individual concerns. She has experience in managed care settings and a preventive healthcare work environment like ours.

Cristiane Arboleda

APRN (Lakeland Center)
Speaks English & Spanish

Cristiane was born in Rio, Brazil, and later raised in Miami, FL. She can speak three languages; Portuguese, Spanish and English. Cristiane is married with three children. Two beautiful daughters and one handsome son. She has worked as a registered nurse for 15 years in multiple specialty units, including, Neurology, Cardiology, and Medical Surgery. She received her bachelor's from the University of South Florida and graduated with honors as a Nurse Practitioner from South University.

She has a passion for gerontology, holistic, and functional medicine. Cristiane believes we can treat every disease by finding the root cause and not just putting a band-aid on symptoms. She believes in personalized care to empower patients to take an active role in their own health.

Atiyeh Amer Atiyeh

MD. (Lakeland Center)
Speaks English, Spanish & Arabic.

Personal Medical Concierge
Jessica Joe – (863)225-7732


Dr. Atiyeh Amer Atiyeh is an Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certified physician in the U.S. He graduated from University Autónoma de Guadalajara, in México in 2008 and subsequently passed all relevant board certifications. He has extensive post-graduate training and experience in all fields of healthcare.

Dr. Atiyeh Amer Atiyeh is an Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certified physician in the U.S. He graduated from University Autónoma de Guadalajara, in México in 2008 and subsequently passed all relevant board certifications.

Dr. Atiyeh has worked in both private practice and in emergency medicine. He enjoys teaching and consulting in a trusting environment.

Jose Pares

MD. (Lakeland Center)
Speaks English & Spanish.

Dr. Jose Pares graduated from Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Puerto Rico with his Medical Doctorate. He attended the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus for his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He is experienced in acute and chronic conditions and alternative treatment services including; Acupuncture, Vitamin C, and Neural Therapy.

His accomplishments also include being an Anatomical and Clinical Pathologist giving him the broad view of the causes and effects of the disease, and expertise in laboratory samples for diagnostics; the perfect combination for the patient evaluation.

Kristen Tolley

APRN (Lakeland Center)
Speaks English

Mrs. Kristen Tolley graduated from the University of South Florida with a Psychology degree on a softball scholarship. She then completed her BSN at South University and worked as an Emergency Room and Labor & Delivery RN for 6 years. Mrs. Tolley then completed her MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Florida. She has a special interest in women’s healthcare and chronic disease management.

She currently lives in Lakeland with her husband and their two dogs and welcomed their first child, a girl, in April.

Claudia Esson

APRN (Winter Haven Center)
Speaks English

Ms. Claudia Esson, APRN-BC, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from South University, in Tampa. She is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has been providing routine to advanced nursing care in hospitals and private practices since 2011.

Most recently she has served as a family nurse practitioner at multiple facilities in the Tampa and Lakeland area.

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