About Lake Howell Health Center

Lake Howell Health Center was established in 2010 with the goal of helping patients get well. Under the direction of Dr. Kent Hoffman and Dr. Kathleen Todd, patients get treatment plans that work for them. The staff at Lake Howell Health Center has decades of experience treating everything from broken bones to families broken by addiction.

Our Story

Lake Howell Health Center is a private medical practice established in April 2010. Our goal is to treat and prevent illnesses and injuries of all kinds in people of all ages.

The medical staff at Lake Howell Health Center specializes in family practice, weight loss and addiction treatment services. They use a whole-body approach when treating patients, examining overall health and medical history to determine the best method of treatment.

Addiction treatment is perhaps our best-known service. SoberDoc is Lake Howell Health Center’s in-house addiction treatment program. Dr. Hoffman developed SoberDoc to provide specifically-designed treatment plans for each patient. This program has successfully treated hundreds for addictions to alcohol, nicotine and illicit drugs. To learn more about SoberDoc, visit its website.

Our staff provides each patient with personal care that is often missing from big hospitals. To learn more about the talented doctors, nurses and counselors at Lake Howell Health Center, keep scrolling.

Kent Hoffman, D.O., P.A.

Dr. Kent Hoffman graduated from the University of Illinois with his Bachelor of Science in 1983 and went on to study physiology at Illinois State College in 1984. In 1988, he graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Hoffman completed his family practice residency at Florida Hospital in 1991. In 2008, joined the medical staff for the Orlando Magic basketball team as a physician.

Dr. Hoffman resides in Winter Springs, Florida with his three children and wife of 24 years.

Kathleen Todd, D.O.

Dr. Kathleen Todd graduated from Michigan State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in physiology from the school’s Lyman Briggs College of Science and Technology Studies.

She continued her medical studies and earned her Doctor of Osteopathy from Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995.

Afterward, she moved to Orlando and completed internships and residencies at Florida Hospital East Orlando, including a term as Chief Resident in Family Practice from 1997-1998.

Emily Morgan, A.R.N.P.

Emily Morgan is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She is also dual-licensed as a registered nurse and has three years of experience in neurology nursing.

Emily received both her undergraduate and master’s degrees in nursing at the University of Central Florida. She completed clinical rotations at Orlando Health, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Florida Hospital and several outpatient family medicine clinics in the Orlando area.

Brittany Maynard, A.R.N.P.

Brittany Maynard is certified as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner by the ANCC. She joined the Lake Howell Health Center staff in the fall of 2018.

Brittany was born and raised in Connecticut and earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Connecticut. She later earned her master’s in nursing from Simmons University in Boston. Prior to joining our staff, Brittany spent six years in Florida as an emergency department nurse and trauma nurse.

Sam Beckman, L.M.H.C.

After moving to Florida in 1979, Sam Beckman earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Florida. He went on to receive his master’s degree in mental health counseling from Rollins College.

Sam is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Professional. He has experience working with alcoholics and addicts in both residential and intensive outpatient settings.

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Lake Howell Health Center

Our physicians are board certified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine. They focus on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illness and injury. They selectively utilize all accepted medical modalities to maintain and restore good health. In addition, our doctors have training in manipulative therapy, a helpful treatment for many musculoskeletal disorders.

Last modified: November 25, 2018