Sheryl Zayas, D.O.

Medical Director & Primary Care Physician

Dr. Sheryl Zayas oversees medical services at Care Resource’s Ft. Lauderdale health center and has served at Care Resource since 2013. She spearheaded the creation of a medical home for the trans community and assisted in the establishment of Medical Assisted Treatment for substance use disorder. Dr. Zayas co-founded The SPOT mobile medical clinic’s syringe services program to further address the needs of patients living with opioid use disorders.

Dr. Zayas attended Nova Southeastern University and received a medical degree in Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in Family Practice at the Lake Eric College of Osteopathic Medicine in Miami, Florida where she served as Chief Resident. She is a Board-Certified Family Physician. In 2014, she received the Trans Equality Award presented by The Pride Center in Fort Lauderdale.

A Care Resource Program

The SPOT Fund

The SPOT’s mission is sustained by the generosity of community members and organizations. Contributing to The SPOT Fund directly supports crucial initiatives, including the provision of new syringes, the development of educational and outreach materials, and the smooth operation of our mobile clinic. A donation is an investment in the health and well-being of our community, making a tangible difference in harm reduction, education, and accessibility to essential services.