Florida Medical Marijuana Doctors in Orlando
Alternative Medical Care is a medical Florida marijuana clinic located in the greater Orlando area of Winter Park. Dr. Daniel Cohen is one of a small group of medical marijuana doctors licensed by the State of Florida. He is able to recommend a Florida medical marijuana card to qualified patients to treat a range of medical conditions, including cancer, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, HIV/AIDS, chronic pain, as well as many other debilitating medical conditions not listed specifically in Florida’s Amendment 2. Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest level of care and access to medical marijuana as an alternative medical treatment, in an affordable manner.
Are You Eligible For Medical Marijuana in Florida?
The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Amendment 2 (passed on November 8th, 2016), allows the recommendation and distribution of medical marijuana to eligible patients with qualifying medical conditions under the care of licensed physicians. The law details a list of specific medical conditions that qualify a patient for medical marijuana in Florida.
Note: As of June 2017 there is no longer a required 90-day waiting period, and patients can receive a medical marijuana recommendation on their first visit.
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
- Crohn’s Disease
- Terminal Conditions
- Chronic Nonmalignant Pain
Note: If your condition is not listed above, Amendment 2 also enables licensed medical marijuana doctors to recommend medical marijuana to patients for treatment if they are diagnosed with “other debilitating medical conditions.” This includes anxiety, arthritis, back pain, diabetes, severe and chronic pain, migraines, muscle spasms and many more…
Considering Medical Marijuana as a Treatment Option? Getting Started Is Easy…
Our pre-screenings are free of charge. To request a free pre-screening, take a few moments to complete our online form and provide some basic information about your specific condition. A member of our medical team will follow up with you to schedule your screening call by phone.
Step 2: Schedule A Consultation With Our MMJ Doctor
During your free pre-screening phone call with a member of our medical team, we will gather more information about your specific condition as well as provide details on what you will need to bring with you to your in-person exam with our physician and MMJ doctor, David Cohen, M.D.
Step 3: Complete Your In-Person Medical Exam
Meet with Dr. Cohen for an in-person medical exam which will last approximately 45 minutes. During the exam Dr. Cohen will discuss your diagnosis, symptoms, current or past treatments, and your options surrounding medical marijuana. If you qualify, you will be provided with your MMJ recommendation.
Once the doctor determines medical marijuana is a practical treatment option and makes a recommendation, you will be registered with the Compassionate Care Database. This immediately certifies your right to obtain medical cannabis in Florida. You will be sent an official medical marijuana card in the mail from the Compassionate Care Registry; however, you are not required to physically possess this card while visiting the dispensary.
Daniel D. Cohen, M.D.
Dr. Cohen is among the first physicians licensed in the state of Florida to recommend and treat patients with medical marijuana.
Dr. Cohen is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine. Dr. Cohen is an active member of the prestigious Society of Urologic Oncology. Dr. Cohen is a Urologic Oncologist within the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute and he is a member of the multidisciplinary genitourinary tumor board.
Dr. Cohen believes that the hallmark of good medicine is the development of a strong doctor-patient relationship based on trust and understanding. He will strive to deliver the highest quality of care in a conscientious an diligent manner to all of his patients.
Terel Newton, M.D.
Find Out If You Are Eligible For Medical Marijuana… Get Started With a FREE Screening
The State of Florida’s Amendment 2 recognizes a wide range of specifically listed and unlisted conditions that are eligible for medical marijuana treatment. Request a FREE screening to find out if you are eligible.
Complete the form below and a member of our medical team will contact you for your free screening and to schedule an appointment with the doctor if you are likely to be eligible.
* Your personal information will be kept private. We will never share or sell it to anyone.