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Dr. Orlando G. Florete Jr.
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President and Co-Founder


Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is a nationally renowned expert in the field of medical cannabis with multiple published research studies on the topic and extensive experience recommending natural medical marijuana products to Florida patients. He serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the medical marijuana consulting company, Florida Health Privilege, and is the named medical director for two of the six licensed dispensing organizations in Florida.

Dr. Florete is a pain management expert with 17 years of expertise in various areas of anesthesiology. He is the Medical Director and Interventional Pain Management Specialist with the Institute of Pain Management and Director of Florida Institute of Medical Research. Additionally, Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is affiliated with the Baptist Medical Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and St. Luke’s Medical Center. He is a widely acclaimed speaker on treatment algorithms for pain management on a national and international scale. Furthermore, Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is the author of numerous book chapters, journal articles, teaching materials, and abstracts. In addition to his professional endeavors, he is consistently providing for those in need through donations to a variety of catholic charities.

Dr. Orlando Florete Jr., obtained his Medical Degree in 1981 from Cebu Institute of Medicine, in the Philippines. He continued to explore his passion for medicine with an internship and residency at the University of the Philippines. Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. advanced his training with a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Philippines, fellowship in critical care medicine from the University of Florida, and residency in anesthesiology from the University of Florida. He is Board Certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology with pain management training at the University of Virginia and University of Kentucky. Over the course of his career, he was awarded the Community Service Award and Winthrop Stearns Scholarship Award from the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He attributes his success to hard work and love for the profession.

Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. has recently earned inclusion in the prestigious publication The Leading Physicians of The World as a result of his exceptional work in the field of pain management and anesthesiology. The Leading Physicians Of The World is published by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals, the national authority in career and business development. In addition, Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is a member of the American Association of Pain Management, American Medical Association, Florida Society of International Pain Medicine, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Florida Medical Association, Duval County Medical Society, and American Society of Anesthesia. Moreover, he is a lifetime member of the Winthrop Stearns Fellows and Scholars Association. In his free time, he enjoys boating on his yacht, running, traveling, and reading. 


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