About Us

Striving for Safer, Stronger Communities

Our not-for-profit network of clinics is committed to providing access to a comprehensive infectious disease care center with access to behavioral health services, gynecological care and nutritional support.

Our Mission

Empowering Lives Together

We empower those living with infectious diseases to lead fulfilling lives by providing complete, compassionate care. We promote a supportive environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

Our Founder

Dr. Moti Ramgopal, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Dr. Moti Ramgopal

Dr. Moti Ramgopal is the Founder and Director of Midway Immunology and Research Center and the Founder/Chairman of the not-for-profit Midway Specialty Care Center in Florida and Guyana. Additionally, he is a Consultant Physician/Director of Associates in Infectious Diseases and a Clinical Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine. He also serves as an HIV Consultant for the Ministry of Health in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Dr. Ramgopal is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases with expertise in clinical research and the rapid implementation of novel, cutting-edge treatments for over 25 years. As Principal Investigator at Midway Immunology and Research Center, he has overseen 300+ clinical trials, with his research published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at various national and international conferences. His work has been published in the Lancet, Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases, and Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Additionally, he has presented research at the 2023 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science and the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. As a Consulting Physician, he is affiliated with multiple hospitals within the Treasure Coast area. His team provides comprehensive services such as wound care and outpatient IV antibiotics (OPAT). In addition, he provides opportunities for patients to transfer from inpatient care to outpatient medicine through the availability of an infusion center.

Through Midway Specialty Care Center, Dr. Ramgopal and his team embrace the initiative of ending the HIV and HCV epidemics by 2030 in critical communities throughout Florida. To expand the organization's reach, he established two clinics in Georgetown, Guyana, providing the community with new opportunities and access to various clinical and laboratory services. Due to his experiences and efforts, US News and World Reports recognized Dr. Ramgopal as a top Infectious Disease Doctor.

Dr. Ramgopal received his medical degree from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. He then completed a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Jackson Memorial and the University of Miami School of Medicine.

Dr. Ramgopal is passionate about integrating healthcare from developed to underdeveloped communities, especially in the Caribbean, by introducing advancing technologies, clinical research, and trials. Originally from Guyana and previously the Medical Director of PEPFAR in Guyana, he opened a clinic in Georgetown, Guyana, in 2019 where he actively gives back to the community he grew up in. In addition, Dr. Ramgopal continues to explore opportunities to reach high-risk groups nationally and internationally by providing opportunities to practice medicine, educational training, and consultation services.

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Adhering to the 95-95-95 Model

We're committed to the United Nation's Fast-Track approach driving the 95-95-95 targets: that by 2030, 95% of all people living with HIV are identified, 95% of all people with HIV are on treatment, and 95% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy achieve viral suppression to an undetectable level.

Commitment to Excellence

Our Pledge to You

Excellence is at the heart of everything we do. From the moment you walk through our doors, you can expect to receive the highest standard of care and treatment. We are dedicated to exceeding our patients' expectations and providing them with the personalized attention and support they need to achieve and maintain optimal health.

Community Engagement

Uniting for Change

Beyond our clinic walls, we are deeply committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve. Through community outreach programs, education initiatives, and partnerships with local organizations, we strive to raise awareness about infectious diseases, promote preventive measures, and support underserved populations.

Administration

Meet the Team

Midway Administration Office

3255 South Federal Highway, Floor 2
Fort Pierce, FL, 34982

Anand Sukhram, Chief Executive Officer

Anand Sukhram

Chief Executive Officer

Lorraine M. Dowdy, Chief Medical Officer

Lorraine M. Dowdy

Chief Medical Officer

Hector Bolivar, Chief Scientific Officer

Hector Bolivar

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Raja Talati, Chief Informatics Officer

Raja Talati

Chief Informatics Officer

Kathy E. Hayden, Chief Financial Officer

Kathy E. Hayden

Chief Financial Officer

Beth Harris, Chief Human Resources Officer

Beth Harris

Chief Human Resources Officer

Board of Directors

Our Foundation

Midway Specialty Care Center, a 501 c3 clinic organization, is run by a volunteer board of directors.

  • Judith Brooks, MD
  • Bonnie Brown, PA
  • Prasad Chalasani, MD, FACP
  • Matthew Tochtenhagen
  • Jeff Chambers
  • John T. Lanza, MD, FACS

Patient Testimonials

Our Patients' Journey to Wellness

Explore firsthand experiences from our valued patients and hear how Midway has made a positive impact on their lives.

"The doctor spent an enormous amount of time going over my records and truly explaining to us what was happening, unlike any other doctor."

— Matt M.

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