Elvira S Mercado

Elvira S Mercado, MD

Assistant Professor & Medical Director

Department: MD-EASTSIDE COMMUNITY PRACTICE
Business Phone: (352) 265-7015
Business Email: elvy@ufl.edu

About Elvira S Mercado

Dr. Mercado received her M.D and a B.S. with Honors in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. Her  goals and interests include working with underserved populations such as the uninsured and migrant workers. To this end, Dr. Mercado is joining the faculty at University of Florida’s Eastside Community Practice, a clinic that provides access to a medically underserved portion of Gainesville.

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
    American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Family Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive health care
  • Women’s health

Publications

2021
Patient Provider Continuity and Prostate Specific Antigen Testing: Impact of Continuity on Receipt of a Non-recommended Test.
Frontiers in medicine. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2021.622541. [PMID] 33816522.
2019
Challenges and lessons learned from clinical pharmacogenetic implementation of multiple gene-drug pairs across ambulatory care settings.
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics. 21(10):2264-2274 [DOI] 10.1038/s41436-019-0500-7. [PMID] 30926959.
2019
CYP2D6-guided opioid therapy improves pain control in CYP2D6 intermediate and poor metabolizers: a pragmatic clinical trial.
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics. 21(8):1842-1850 [DOI] 10.1038/s41436-018-0431-8. [PMID] 30670877.
2005
Human papillomavirus hpv-16 DNA as an epitheliotropic virus that induces hyperproliferation in squamous penile tissue.
Archives of andrology. 51(4):327-34 [PMID] 16036641.
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2005
Prostatic cancer/benign prostatic hypertrophy. Subcellular distribution of estradiol/androgen receptors.
Archives of andrology. 51(2):135-9 [PMID] 15804868.
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Grants

Apr 2020 – Mar 2021
Emergency Funding to Support Underserved T1D Populations Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Role: Project Manager
Funding: HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Project ECHO T1D: HCT Trial
Role: Project Manager
Funding: STANFORD UNIV via HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Sparking Advancements in Genomic Medicine?
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NHGRI

Education

Residency – Family Medicine
2011 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
2008 · University of Florida
Bachelor's Degree
2003 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7124 Family Med/Geriatrics

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-7015
Emails:
Business:
elvy@ufl.edu