I am a Board certified family physician who strives together with you for a healthier you.
My aims are to provide personalized care; to observe, hear and see the total you and to be available to you for all your medical concerns. I am supported by an excellent team of colleagues and specialists.
I treasure my staff: My clinical assistant, Maria Quiroz, is brilliant and devoted to excellence. It is my and your privilege and your good fortune to have Donna Gehring as my office manager. And my practice manager Simon Frank keeps the momentum moving forwards. I have worked in private practice in Miami since 1983 (apart from working for the Miami VA Health System for five years). The Florida Academy of Family Practice recognized me as Physician of The Year in 2000 and I served as the Chairman and President from 2003-2005. A copy of my CV is available on request.
I belong to two book clubs.
I am a novice vegetarian.
I exercise and practice Yoga.
I walked marathons and half marathons.
I have a passionate innate interest in people
Education / Accreditation
University of Cape Town, South Africa: Bachelor of Science
University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa: MB CHB
University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital: Family Medicine Program
American Board of Family Practice – Diplomate
Family physician Miami, Florida
1983-2004 – Private practice, Miami
2005-2011 – Miami VA Health System
2012 to Present – Private practice, Miami
Courtesy privileges at Baptist Hospital
A full CV is available on request.
Involvement in AIDS epidemic
Author of ‘Romance To Die For’ Translated into French and Japanese – A book about Women and AIDS
Member of International Women’s Forum (IWF)
Reading – Member of 2 book clubs
Recognition / Awards
Selected as Florida Family Physician of the Year, 2001
Appointed to Governor Bush’s Task Force on Access and Affordable Health Insurance
Woman of Vision Award, Weizmann Institute, South Florida
Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award, Jewish Museum of South Florida
Always punctual with her appointments, and takes her time to explain everything to me. I never feel rushed, and I feel she really cares about me as a person and as her patient.”
“She and her practice are absolutely fantastic! They are accessible, knowledgeable and hands on.”
“I can always count on Dr. Sack to be extremely thorough, knowledgeable and compassionate in her evaluation and treatment. She has a marvelous ability to make me feel special and genuinely cared for. She and her team are the gold standard for the personal touch.”