Kallas, Henrique, MD

Published: March 15th, 2012

Category: Faculty, IOA Affiliate Members

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Title

Assistant Professor

Address

2000 S. Archer Rd, Suite 4144
Gainesville, FL 32608

E-mail

kallah@shands.ufl.edu

Phone

352-265-0615

Fax

352-294-5803

Education

1990, MD, Doutor José Antônio Garcia Coutinho College of Medical Sciences. Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Post-graduateTraining:
1998-2000, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, University of Florida Affiliated Hospitals, Gainesville, FL
1995-1998, Categorical Internal Medicine Residency, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Flushing, NY
1994-1995, Transitional Year Residency, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Flushing, NY
1991-1991, Pediatrics Clerkship, Hospices Civils de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Alsace, France
1991-1991, Digestive Surgery Clerkship, Hospices Civils de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Alsace, France
1991-1991, Internal Medicine Clerkship, Hospices Civils de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Alsace, France

Additional Information

Henrique Kallas, M.D., is an assistant professor for the University of Florida College of Medicine, and is a board-certified internal medicine and geriatric care physician. Dr. Kallas earned his medical degree from Doutor José Antônio Garcia Coutinho College of Medical Sciences in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, and a geriatric medicine fellowship at the University of Florida.
Dr. Kallas was awarded the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award three times and the American Geriatrics Society Geriatrics Recognition Award twice. Dr. Kallas currently practices for UF Health Senior Care and the UF Health Douglas Williams Executive Health Program. His clinical interests are healthy living, preventive care, falls, men’s health, and gait and balance disorders in the elderly.

Clinical Interests
• Healthy living
• Preventive health care

Board Certifications
• Internal Medicine
• Geriatric Medicine

Appointments

Primary Appointment:
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Florida

Affiliations:
Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging

Dr. Kallas works in the UF Health Senior Care and UF Health Douglas Williams Executive Health Program.

Accomplishments

• 2004 The American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award
• 2004 The American Geriatrics Society Geriatrics Recognition Award
• 2002 Nominated as the Department of Medicine candidate for the Master Educators in Medical Education, University of Florida
• 2001 The American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award
• 2000 The American Geriatrics Society Geriatrics Recognition Award
• 1998 The American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award

Studies: Contributed to the development of an original investigation entitled Improved cardiorespiratory endurance following 6 months of resistance exercise in elderly men and women at the University of Florida and at the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veteran’s Administration Hospital, in Gainesville, Florida. It was published in March 2002 by the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Professional Interests

Geriatric medicine. Gait and balance disorders in the elderly. Medical education.