CSP – Orlando, Florida

Phase I-IV Clinical Studies | Multi-Specialty Site Dedicated to Clinical Research Excellence

FPRI florida pulmonary research institute staff

All of us here at Florida Premier Research Institute and Florida Pulmonary Research Institute, strive to improve the lives of our patients, their families and our community by conducting clinical studies in partnership with our Sponsors. Together, we work to introduce new alternative treatments into the market giving patients new options for improving their lifestyle. 

Research Facilities

Florida Pulmonary Research Institute, LLC, is a Phase I-IV Multi-Specialty Clinical Research Site located 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Our center and its CEO/Principal Investigator Dr. Faisal A. Fakih, have developed an excellent reputation for successfully conducting clinical trials in the research industry. Our state-of-the-art facility, experienced professional staff, large patient database, and increasing number of sub-investigators has allowed us to consistently remain a top enrolling site in patient recruitment. Below is a highlight of what makes our facilities stand out: 

  • 13,000 Sq. Ft. Beautifully Decorated Research Facilities
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with extended stay capabilities
  • Private Practice in the same area for Over 30 Years
  • 10,000+ Patient Database of Ages 13 and Over
  • Access to a Large Network of Sub-Investigators & PI’s, including Pediatric and Adolescent Specialty Physicians
  • Contract Turnaround in 15 Days or Less
  • Rapid Regulatory Submission (Full Time Regulatory Specialist on Staff)
  • Multiple large monitor areas & private telephone rooms/exam rooms
  • Experience working with both Local and Central IRB sites
  • Priority focus on Efficiency of CRA visits
  • 20 State-of-the-Art Private Bedrooms with Individual Climate Control
  • 2 Minutes from Florida Hospital South
  • Full Kitchens and Proactive Meal Study Facilities
  • 6 Full Bathrooms with Showers & 3 Half Baths
  • Free Wireless Internet Available to all Patients and Visitors
  • Entertainment Room Featuring: Large Flat Screen TV, PlayStation, Board Games, Magazines
  • Emergency Backup Generators
  • Nearly 100 Years of Combined Research Experience
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinators (Including RN’s, LPN’s & MA’s)
  • Triple Board Certified Principal Investigator
  • Certified Laboratory Phlebotomy and On Site Processing
  • Bilingual Staff Members (English and Spanish)
  • BLS, ACLS & IATA Certified Staff
  • Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified Sleep Technicians & Scorers

Dr. Faisal A. Fakih - CEO & Principal Investigator

Dr. Faisal A. Fakih

CEO & Principal Investigator

Dr. Faisal A. Fakih, is our Founder and currently serves as our CEO, Medical Director and Principal Investigator. He is a leader in his field with over 30 years of private practice experience here in the Orlando, Central Florida area. He is triple Board Certified in Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, and Internal Medicine. Upon leaving his native country of Colombia, Dr. Fakih received his medical degree from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 1972. 

He then conducted his internship and residency here in the United States, and moved to the Central Florida area in 1979. Dr. Faisal Fakih has been a Principal Investigator on many clinical trials and is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Jorge Kusnir - Principal Investigator

Dr. Jorge Kusnir

Principal Investigator 

Dr. Jorge A. Kusnir is a double board certified physician in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is currently the Principal Investigator for the Nephrology research conducted here at Florida Premier Research Institute. After completing medical school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he completed his fellowship and residency at the University of Virginia. He’s been practicing in the Central Florida area since 1994. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Faisal M. Fakih - Sub-Investigator

Dr. Faisal M. Fakih

Sub-Investigator

Dr. Faisal M. Fakih is board certified in Internal Medicine and acts as a Sub-Investigator for the trials conducted at Florida Pulmonary Research Institute and Florida Premier Research Institute. He completed medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Fl where he co-authored a publication on the efficacy of biologic therapies. After receiving his degree he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Doctors Hospital in Colombus, Ohio followed by a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Larkin Community Hospital in Miami, Fl.

 

Ana T. Obregon Marquez, MSF - Chief Operating Officer

Ana T. Obregon Marquez, MSF

Chief Operating Officer 

 

Phase I-IV Clinical Studies | Multi-Specialty Site Dedicated to Clinical Research Excellence

FPRI florida pulmonary research institute staff

All of us here at Florida Premier Research Institute and Florida Pulmonary Research Institute, strive to improve the lives of our patients, their families and our community by conducting clinical studies in partnership with our Sponsors. Together, we work to introduce new alternative treatments into the market giving patients new options for improving their lifestyle. 

Research Facilities

Florida Pulmonary Research Institute, LLC, is a Phase I-IV Multi-Specialty Clinical Research Site located 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport. Our center and its CEO/Principal Investigator Dr. Faisal A. Fakih, have developed an excellent reputation for successfully conducting clinical trials in the research industry. Our state-of-the-art facility, experienced professional staff, large patient database, and increasing number of sub-investigators has allowed us to consistently remain a top enrolling site in patient recruitment. Below is a highlight of what makes our facilities stand out:

  • 13,000 Sq. Ft. Beautifully Decorated Research Facilities
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with extended stay capabilities
  • Private Practice in the same area for Over 30 Years
  • 10,000+ Patient Database of Ages 13 and Over
  • Access to a Large Network of Sub-Investigators & PI’s, including Pediatric and Adolescent Specialty Physicians
  • Contract Turnaround in 15 Days or Less
  • Rapid Regulatory Submission (Full Time Regulatory Specialist on Staff)
  • Multiple large monitor areas & private telephone rooms/exam rooms
  • Experience working with both Local and Central IRB sites
  • Priority focus on Efficiency of CRA visits
  • 20 State-of-the-Art Private Bedrooms with Individual Climate Control
  • 2 Minutes from Florida Hospital South
  • Full Kitchens and Proactive Meal Study Facilities
  • 6 Full Bathrooms with Showers & 3 Half Baths
  • Free Wireless Internet Available to all Patients and Visitors
  • Entertainment Room Featuring: Large Flat Screen TV, PlayStation, Board Games, Magazines
  • Emergency Backup Generators
  • Nearly 100 Years of Combined Research Experience
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinators (Including RN’s, LPN’s & MA’s)
  • Triple Board Certified Principal Investigator
  • Certified Laboratory Phlebotomy and On Site Processing
  • Bilingual Staff Members (English and Spanish)
  • BLS, ACLS & IATA Certified Staff
  • Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Board Certified Sleep Technicians & Scorers 

Dr. Faisal A. Fakih - CEO & Principal Investigator

Dr. Faisal A. Fakih

CEO & Principal Investigator

Dr. Faisal A. Fakih, is our Founder and currently serves as our CEO, Medical Director and Principal Investigator. He is a leader in his field with over 30 years of private practice experience here in the Orlando, Central Florida area. He is triple Board Certified in Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, and Internal Medicine. Upon leaving his native country of Colombia, Dr. Fakih received his medical degree from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 1972.

He then conducted his internship and residency here in the United States, and moved to the Central Florida area in 1979. Dr. Faisal Fakih has been a Principal Investigator on many clinical trials and is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Jorge Kusnir - Principal Investigator

Dr. Jorge Kusnir

Principal Investigator 

Dr. Jorge A. Kusnir is a double board certified physician in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is currently the Principal Investigator for the Nephrology research conducted here at Florida Premier Research Institute. After completing medical school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he completed his fellowship and residency at the University of Virginia. He’s been practicing in the Central Florida area since 1994. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Faisal M. Fakih - Sub-Investigator

Dr. Faisal M. Fakih

Sub-Investigator

Dr. Faisal M. Fakih is board certified in Internal Medicine and acts as a Sub-Investigator for the trials conducted at Florida Pulmonary Research Institute and Florida Premier Research Institute. He completed medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Fl where he co-authored a publication on the efficacy of biologic therapies. After receiving his degree he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Doctors Hospital in Colombus, Ohio followed by a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Larkin Community Hospital in Miami, Fl.

 

Ana T. Obregon Marquez, MSF - Chief Operating Officer

Ana T. Obregon Marquez, MSF

Chief Operating Officer