Lara Paraskos, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Translational Medicine; Division of Internal Medicine

Phone: 305- 665-2300


Areas of Interest: Graves orbitopathy, thyroid cancers, and adrenal disorders. 

Dr. Lara Paraskos is an endocrinology faculty preceptor for third-year students on the internal medicine clerkship. She also teaches and facilitates small group sessions for the second-year endocrine system course. She has an active endocrinology practice in South Miami and is affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida.  


Fellowship, Endocrinology (Chief Fellow), University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital,  Miami, FL 
Residency, Endocrinology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 
M.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 

Research Area

The study of the validity of bioelectrical impedance as a measurement of body composition.