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MCR Health is a leading not-for-profit healthcare system that provides high quality, compassionate care to families throughout Florida, including our Huntingdon Behavioral Health division, one of the largest behavioral health providers in the state.

MCR operates over 48 healthcare centers and 19 pharmacies, providing a wide range of services including family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, behavioral health, vision, dental, podiatry, cardiology, general surgery and many other medical services. Our mission is to provide all patients including the underserved and uninsured access to quality primary care and preventative health education regardless of race, sex, disability, or economic status. Last year alone, MCR provided over $59 million in charity care for the uninsured.


  • Joint Commission accredited medical group since 1998
  • URAC accredited for Specialty Pharmacy
  • Opening the most affordable pharmacies in the region
  • Establishing an innovative sliding scale fee program that provides the poor and uninsured with the dignity that comes with helping to pay for their care
  • Creating a discount medical plan to help small businesses and the working uninsured
  • Providing high quality, affordable care


Dr. Melvin Price
Interim CEO
Dr. Wael Alokeh
VP, Subspecialty Care
Dr. Monica Rider
VP, Chief of Medicine
Linda Snyder
VP, Governmental Affairs and Policy
Robert Hierak
Chief Information Officer
Jonathan Immordino
Chief Financial Officer


Dr. Dedrix Daka
Practice Administrator/Chief of Optometry
Dr. James Horst
Medical Director, Huntingdon Behavioral Health
Dr. Nirmala Kishun-Jit
Chief of Population Health
Dr. Cecilia Ladines
Chief of Pediatrics
Dr. Wilfredo Rivera-Ortiz
Chief of OB/GYN


Dr. William Colgate
COO of Allcare / Senior Director
Ashlon Joshua
Sr. Director, Quality
Judy Friend
Operations Manager, Huntingdon Behavioral Health
Esperanza Gamboa
Director, Outreach and Eligibility
Monica Serrano
Executive Assistant to the President / Executive Office Manager
Dr. Alphonso Smith
Employee / Patient Relations Coordinator


Chief J. Garry Lowe
Board Chairman
Dr. Carlos A. Mendez
Vice Chairman
Mr. Stephen Wicker
Secretary / Treasurer
Mrs. Maria Aguilar
Dr. Lynette Edwards
Judge Thomas Gallen, Jr.
Ms. Livia Leyva
Maria Graciela Matute


For the last 40 years, we have upheld our definition of Community by EMBRACING diversity and acting RESPONSIBLY for all of our patients, associates, and communities.  Collecting supplies for school children, hosting an annual holiday toy drive for underprivileged families, and volunteering at nursing homes by playing games and providing treats to the elderly is only a part of MCR’s core culture. Sponsoring sports teams and civic clubs, and even completing a home makeover for a citizen in need expresses our passion for giving back to the community. In addition to providing quality health care, we are out in our community assisting those in need.

Mission Statement:

To provide ALL patients including the underserved and uninsured access to quality primary care and preventative health education regardless of race, sex, disability, or economic status.

Vision Statement:

Deliver an exceptional experience to everyone, every time.

Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Service
  • Excellence
  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Community

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