October 14, 2022 – Family medicine physician Lianna Navar, MD, has joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician employed group of more than 160 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties.

Dr. Navar completed her family medicine residency at the University of California’s Riverside University Health Systems in Moreno Valley where she was chief resident. At the Moreno Valley Community Health Clinic, she conducted quality improvement research on improving cervical cancer screening for which she received the H Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship. During that time, she also volunteered her time conducting sports physicals for athletes in local high schools and conducted physical exam training for medical students at the University of California. Previously Dr. Navar was a research associate and enrollment specialist at Parexel International, a global clinical research organization and biopharmaceutical services company in Glendale, California. She is a member of the American Board of Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Physicians. Dr. Navar earned her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Johns Hopkins University and graduated with the highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica in the West Indies. Dr. Navar is a resident of Fort Lauderdale and is fluent in both English and Spanish. Her office is located at 1309 S. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale.

 About Holy Cross Health 

A member of Trinity Health, Fort Lauderdale-based Holy Cross Hospital, dba Holy Cross Health, is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Holy Cross has been recognized for eight Types of Care and ranked #8 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Hospital rankings. Through strategic collaborations and a commitment to being a person-centered, transforming, healing presence, the 557-bed hospital offers progressive inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services and clinical research trials to serve as our community’s trusted health partner for life. Holy Cross Health also encompasses Holy Cross HealthPlex outpatient facility, urgent care centers and more than 50 Holy Cross Medical Group physician practices. To learn more about Holy Cross Health, visit holy-cross.com.