The center is located just minutes from Downtown Orlando:

  • Use of Central IRB with dedicated Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • All Clinical Research Coordinators Certified by either ACRP or SOCRA
  • Four Patient Rooms
  • Lab draw area
  • Fax, copier and scanner available
  • Large data base of qualified and experienced subjects
  • 20 0 freezer and dry ice availability
  • Limited access space for Investigational Product
  • On Site Centrifuge
  • Center owned EKG and PFT equipment
  • Large imaging facility less than 2.0 miles from center


Dr. NelsonElizabeth Nelson, M.D., Principal Investigator/Sub-investigator – Dr. Elizabeth Nelson is a board-certified gynecologist and cofounder of Women’s Health Specialists of Orlando. She is also a member of the clinical teaching staff of the OB/GYN department at Orlando Regional Healthcare, a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and a member of the American Medical Association and Orange County Medical Society. In 2010 she ranked in the top 10 percent of doctors for patient satisfaction in a nationwide survey. After earning her medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Dr. Nelson completed her residency, including a year as chief resident, at Orlando Regional Medical Center in 1981. She earned an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Dr Richard L SmithRichard L. Smith, M.D., Principal Investigator/Sub-investigator – Dr. Richard L. Smith is a dedicated Doctor proudly serving our community since 1997. He has over 20 years’ experience and his expertise includes the most innovative procedures and treatments.

Dr. Richard L. Smith is a Harvard fellowship trained physician who is double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Smith is a caring, compassionate physician who has practiced pain management for over 20 years.  Dr. Smith has treated over 10,000 patients with chronic and acute pain and helped them find relief. He offers solutions for acute pain, chronic or intractable pain.

Dr. Smith has extensive experience  treating a large array of medical conditions including Head and Neck Pain, Upper Extremity Pain, Chest and Back Pain, Lower Extremity Pain, Sports Injuries and General  Pain.

  • Back & Neck Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Ruptured or Bulging Disc
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Whiplash Injury
  • Post-Surgical Spine Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatic Pain
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Sports Injury
  • Upper and Lower Extremities Pain
  • Arthritis and many other Types of