Charles Talakkottur, MD

Dr. Talakkottur has been practicing medicine since 2008 and is board certified in Internal Medicine and is certified as a Medical Review Officer. He has multiple offices where he sees complex patients performing multiple procedures as well as teaches students during their clinical clerkships.

He is experienced in auto injury, IMES, workers compensation reviews, disability reviews, medical necessity reviews, pharmacy step therapy reviews, billing audits, and is also an expert witness for the state of Florida. He has experience with testifying before an administrative law judge and reviews cases for medical malpractice as well. In addition, he also performs life care planning.

Laura Talakkottur, NP

Laura completed her BSN and MSN at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

She has provided excellence in health care for almost 20 years. Her experience in the ICU/acute care setting inspired Laura to become a primary care Nurse Practitioner with a focus on preventive health care and careful management of chronic conditions.

Laura’s passion is helping patients protect their most precious gift–mental and physical health–so they can enjoy life to the fullest.

Elizabeth Kurman, NP

Elizabeth completed her BSN at the University of South Florida (USF) and her MSN at South University.

Elizabeth worked as an RN in the hospital setting for many years. Her experience in the acute care setting, sometimes at their worst, inspired her to help people make better choices to live healthier lives.

Elizabeth loves what she does and strives to give all of her patients the best care possible.

Mereena Thomas, FNP-BC

Mereena completed her bachelor of science in nursing at Chamberlain College of Nursing. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

She has worked as an ICU/Stepdown RN for nearly a decade. Although she enjoyed her time in the acute care setting her position lies in preventative health.

Mereena believes change requires a great deal of support and she is determined to be a pillar of strength and guidance for her patients so they can live a full and meaningful life.


Office Policies: First and foremost, we will do our best to see you if you are ill on the same day you call. We make every effort to reflect a patient-centered atmosphere in our practice for every single one of our patients.

  • We do ask that all patients present their insurance cards at check-in to the receptionist at each time of service.
  • We also do require all co-payments and unmet deductibles to be paid at the time of service.
  • We are always open to suggestions to further improve our office and services.

Forms of Payment: We accept Cash, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover. Payment is due at the time of the visit.

Age Range for This Practice: Patients from 18 years and above are welcome to our practice.

Insurance: We participate with multiple insurance companies. We will file claims on your behalf directly to the insurance carrier for payment, any co-payments, coinsurance, deductibles, and non-covered benefits. Please note, some services may not be covered in part or in full by your insurance company. However, if these services are deemed necessary, the patients will be responsible for paying any balance not covered by their insurance. Payment is expected at the time of service. If you’re unable to make that payment, you will not be seen.