Precision Endocrine Care
for a Healthier You!

Lakeside Endocrine Associates offers comprehensive care for endocrine and related disorders, including thyroid, adrenal, and reproductive issues. With a focus on balance and well-being, We strive to empower our patients with the knowledge and support they need for a healthier life.

Meet Our Providers

Welcome To Lakeside Endocrine Associates

A Great Place to Receive Care

We specialize in providing comprehensive care for a wide range of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Located at 1667 N Clyde Morris Blvd #2, Daytona Beach, FL, our practice is dedicated to diagnosing, managing, and treating various conditions affecting the endocrine system.

Adrenal and Hormonal Disorders : Our team addresses adrenal gland issues such as Addison's disease, adrenal incidentoloma, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and Cushing's syndrome. We also manage high blood pressure, hypotension, catecholamine problems, and water and potassium imbalances.

Adolescent Endocrinology : For young patients, we specialize in growth and development problems, juvenile diabetes, and puberty-related concerns.

Autoimmune and Cancer-Related Endocrine Disorders : We provide care for autoimmune diseases like celiac disease and manage endocrine and metabolic problems associated with cancer, including multiple endocrine deficiencies and neoplasia.

Thyroid Disorders : Our services include treating thyroid conditions such as goiter, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroid cancer.

Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Disorders : We manage pituitary-hypothalamus abnormalities, pituitary tumors, neuroendocrinology, and hormone imbalances like diabetes insipidus and inappropriate secretion of ADH.

Bone and Mineral Disorders : We address parathyroid gland disorders, calcium and phosphorus imbalances, osteoporosis, kidney stones, and vitamin D deficiency.

Reproductive Health : Our reproductive health services include education and counseling on contraception, management of endocrine and metabolic disorders during pregnancy and postpartum, and treatment for conditions such as galactorrhea, gynecomastia, hirsutism, hypogonadism, impotence, infertility, menopause, menstrual abnormalities, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and sexual dysfunction.

At Lakeside Endocrine Associates, our mission is to deliver compassionate, evidence-based care to improve the quality of life for our patients. We are committed to staying at the forefront of medical advancements and providing the highest standard of endocrine care in a supportive and understanding environment.

Services at Lakeside Endocrine

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Our Team

Meet Our Team Members

Neime O. Sanchez-Givens, RN

Founder - principal partner, business manager, RN, trainer

Neime is the principal partner and business manager of the practice. She is a Registered Nurse (RN) and a certified Medtronic MiniMed pump trainer.

Luke B. Givens

Founder - vice president, contracting, legal

Luke is the Vice President of the company and in charge of contracting and legal affairs.

Frank R. Kohler, Jr., D.O., F.A.C.E.


Dr. Kohler is a board certified Endocrinologist who received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore and served as Faculty until 1995. Subsequently, he attended the University of Maryland and completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology in 1997 and became an endocrinologist in private practice. His experience in practicing endocrinology spans twenty years. Dr. Kohler is now the medical director of the practice.
In his free time, Dr. Kohler enjoys an active lifestyle with his family, consisting of bicycling, swimming, fishing, sailing and kayaking.

Ashley S. Pease, APRN-FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Ashley S. Pease is an (AANC)-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

Shawn "Demian" Kelly, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Demian is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Tamara S. Michael

Nurse Practitioner

Tamara is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

Lori W.

Coordinator, Assistant, Trainer

Lori is the Clinical Coordinator and she is the medical assistant to Dr. Kohler. She is a certified Medtronic MiniMed pump trainer.

Existing patients, please contact Lori W. through the secure Patient Portal.

Jaimilly C.

Triage, Intake, Scheduling, Confirmation

Jaimilly is in charge of 'triage' -- recording vitals and preparing patients for the visit. She also handles scheduling and appointment confirming.

Existing patients, please contact Jaimilly C. through the secure Patient Portal.

Ashley K.

Processing, Operations

Ashley is our Health Information Specialist. She is in charge of patient care documentation processing. In addition, she provides back-end support for a variety of functions in the practice.

Sarah C.

reception, scheduling, records

Sarah is our 'friendly face' at the front desk: She is the first point of contact for our patients and responsible for scheduling and record keeping. She processes all clerical aspects of patient office visits.

Existing patients, please contact Sarah through the secure Patient Portal.

Shelley G.

referrals & authorizations; customer service; medical records, certified medical assistant

Shelley is our referral specialist and first point of contact for phone inquiries.

Existing patients, please contact Shelley G. through the secure Patient Portal.

Lori D.

referrals, authorizations, scheduling, records

Lori is the pre-authorization specialist, in charge of clinical and procedure authorization tasks.

Sheila C.

billing & claims; patient & insurance balance inquiries; insurance verification specialist

Sheila is our claims and billing specialist. She also serves as the administrative assistant to the Business Manager

Existing patients, please contact Sheila C. through the secure Patient Portal.

Kylie C.

check-out, scheduling

Kylie is our Check-Out clerk and in charge of scheduling and assists when needed.

Existing patients, please contact Kylie C. through the secure Patient Portal.

Paula T., RDMS

check-out, scheduling

Paula is our ultrasound technician.

Existing patients, please contact Paula through the secure Patient Portal.


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