Desirae Friend, DO

Desirae Friend, DO

Family Medicine

Accepting new patients

Offers video visits

Reason for Visit
May 28 - Aug 28
755 Rinehart Rd Suite 200 Lake Mary 32746
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Lake Mary

AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Lake Mary

755 Rinehart Rd

Suite 200

Lake Mary, FL 32746

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Desirae Friend, DO, MPH, is a family medicine physician who joined AdventHealth Medical Group’s dedicated team in Lake Mary from Wichita, Kansas, where she provided outpatient primary care for adults as well as children’s and women’s health services. An alumnus of the University of Florida where she majored in microbiology and cell science, she went on to earn a Master of Public Health at the University of South Florida followed by her medical degree at A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. She continued her training as part of the Ascension Via Christi Family Medicine Residency program, where she was named Chief Resident. She has served as a medical consultant for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She also served as medical director for the Women’s Recover Center and Options, both addiction rehabilitation programs in Wichita, KS. She speaks English, conversational Arabic and basic conversational Spanish.


  • Acute and chronic disease management (children and adults)

  • In-office procedures

  • Primary Care for all ages (newborn and up)

  • Joint injections

  • Minor injuries

  • Osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMT)

  • Preventive health

  • Women’s health


Note:- The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that Desirae Friend, DO is included before scheduling an appointment.

  • AARP
  • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • Allegiance
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street
  • Benefit Administrative Systems
  • Better Health
  • Blue Cross-CA
  • CHC National
  • CHC of Florida
  • Central Florida IPA
  • Champus Tricare For Life
  • Champva
  • Choicecare (Cinci OH)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral
  • Cigna Supplemental Insurance
  • Cigna-Healthspring
  • Coastal Healthcare Admin
  • Commercial Travelers
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Billing
  • Employee Benefit Consultants
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • FamilyCare Health Plans
  • First Health Network
  • Florida Hospital HC Systems
  • Freedom Health
  • Gilsbar
  • Global Care
  • Group & Pension Administrators
  • HVHS
  • Health First Health Plans
  • HealthPartners
  • Healthease of FL
  • Healthscope Benefits Inc
  • Humana
  • Insurance Mgmt Admin of LA
  • Kelsey Seybold
  • Key Benefit Administrators
  • Magellan Behavioral
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid-FL
  • Medicaid-Virgin Islands
  • Medicare PIN
  • Memorial Integrated Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare of FL
  • Multiplan
  • NGS Coresource
  • OneNet PPO
  • Optum Health
  • Other Commercial (MedLic#)
  • PHCS
  • PaySpan
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Railroad Medicare-Palmetto
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine State Health Plan
  • The Health Plan
  • Total Claims Administration Inc
  • Tricare East
  • US Dept of Labor-Workers Comp
  • United American Ins
  • United Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Medical Resources
  • Veterans Affairs - HealthNet
  • Wellcare
  • Wellspan Health
  • Work Comp