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Dr. Yvelice Villaman-Bencosme biography: 13 things about Florida medical doctor

Dr. Yvelice Villaman-Bencosme is a medical doctor from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She speaks English and Spanish. (a)
  2. In 1981, she graduated from Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud de la Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, a medical school in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. (a)
  3. Her medical licensed was issued in 1993. (b)
  4. She completed her residency at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, which is located in Miami, Florida and formerly known as Miami Children’s Hospital. (a)
  5. Her specialties include adolescent medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics and family medicine. She is an expert in pediatric diabetes, immunization and vaccination. (a)
  6. The procedures she has performed include allergen immunotherapy, hearing evaluation and psychological and neuropsychological tests. (c)
  7. Among the conditions she has treated were acute conjunctivitis, acute pharyngitis, acute upper respiratory tract infections, bronchial asthma, skin and subcutaneous infections and otitis media. (c)
  8. She was affiliated Memorial Hospital Miramar in Miramar, Florida. (a)
  9. As a licensed medical doctor, she was the primary investigator for clinical trials purportedly conducted at Unlimited Medical Research, a medical clinic in Miami, Florida. (d)
  10. She allegedly participated in a scheme to defraud an unnamed pharmaceutical company from 2013 to 2016. She was accused of fabricating the data and participation of subjects in a clinical trial at Unlimited Medical Research, which was designed to investigate the safety and efficacy of an asthma medication in children aged 4 to 11 by falsifying medical records to make it appear that pediatric subjects arrived for scheduled visits at the clinic, took the required study drugs and received checks as payment for site visits. (d)
  11. At age 64, she pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud before Judge Beth Bloom in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on January 8, 2021. (d) Her co-defendant Lisett Raventos, a former Unlimited Medical Research study coordinator, pleaded guilty to the same charge in November 2020.(b)
  12. After her federal plea agreement on January 8, 2021, she is required to pay pay a forfeiture judgment of $174,000. (b)
  13. She regrets her conduct and has accepted responsibility for her wrongdoing, her defense attorney Hector Flores said on January 11, 2021. (b)



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