What We Do

Exceptional Care. Dedicated Team. Reliable Service.

At the Medical Office of Dr. Anita L. Petteway, our commitment to excellence in healthcare is unwavering. For over two decades, we have proudly served the South Florida community with a mission to provide quality care that surpasses expectations.

Our dedicated clinical staff is driven by a shared passion for making a positive impact on the lives of our patients. We prioritize a Patient-First philosophy, fostering strong partnerships through continuous engagement and personalized interactions.

In our practice, we emphasize three fundamental principles that guide our approach to delivering exceptional care:

  1. Holistic Approach: We recognize the importance of addressing the complete well-being of our patients, promoting not only physical healing but also emotional and spiritual wholeness.
  2. Patient Empowerment: We believe in empowering our patients to take control of their health and lead fulfilling lives. Through education and support, we strive to equip them with the knowledge and resources they need to make informed decisions about their healthcare journey.
  3. Life-Changing Care: We are committed to making a difference in the lives of our patients, one individual at a time. By fostering genuine connections and providing personalized attention, we aim to positively impact each patient’s health and well-being.
  4. Clinical Research Section: In line with our dedication to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient outcomes, we have partnered with Biscayne Clinical Research, a leading clinical research company. Through this collaboration, we are proud to offer clinical trials, providing our patients with access to cutting-edge treatments and contributing to the advancement of medicine.

We invite you to explore our website further to learn more about our practice, our services, and how you can participate in our clinical trials. Your health and well-being are our top priorities, and we look forward to serving you with the highest standard of care possible.

Services Offered

Internal Medicine Services

Accessible, High-Quality Care

We provide primary care and specialty services to both men and women for healthcare maintenance and a diverse variety of conditions which may include arthritis, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma, allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, common colds, headaches, infections, and depression.

Wellness Visits and Annual Exams

Health Care Maintenance

These highly recommended yearly assessments and screenings are in place to monitor any conditional changes or new issues that may have surfaced. Wellness visits are often accompanied by personal prevention plans and are adjusted as needed if any changes in health occur. Our goal is for you to remain healthy.

Women's Health Care Services

Wellness & Treatments for the Female Body

We gladly serve our diverse populations of female patients by providing services for the following:

  • Annual Well Woman Visits
  • Reproductive Health
  • Fibroids
  • Perimenopause (Menopause Transition)
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis

Men's Health Care Services

Early Diagnosis, Prevention, & Treatment

We gladly serve our diverse populations of female patients by providing services for the following:

  • Prostate Health and Screenings
  • Routine Physicals
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Reproductive Health
  • Heart Disease Risk Factors

Chronic Care Management (CCM)

Monitoring, Treatment, & Education

Our services include treatment for several adult illnesses and chronic conditions, neurological testing, and in-office ultrasounds, in addition to diagnostic services (lab draws), medicine management, preventative care, health counseling, and a variety of other care practices. We develop comprehensive care plans and interventions to help patients to best deal with their chronic illnesses.

Heart Health and Cardiovascular Care

Heart Disease Care & Prevention

Heart disease is a devastating illness and it’s important to act immediately when warning signs arise. Proactivity is vital when dealing with this condition. We are committed to comprehensive care and advanced testing to get as far ahead of this disease as possible. Every 37 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies from heart disease. We want to do our small part in taking that statistic down.

Allergy Testing & Desensitization Services

Testing Services

We specialize in identifying trigger factors for allergy symptoms through specialized testing to confirm allergen sensitivities. We offer Allergy Management & Education to patients to help them to cope with their day-to-day struggles with allergy flare ups and symptoms.

Mental Health Services

Behavioral Health & Wellness

Our clinical staff is well-versed in managing patients with behavioral health issues and have a solid referral network of specialists that we collaborate with on our endeavor for mental health and wellness for our patients.

Preventative Health Services

Routine Testing & Exams

Our preventative care services at this practice include, but are not limited to:

  • Annual Lab Screening
  • Prostate Exams
  • Breast Exams
  • Pap smear
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Colon Cancer Screening

Hearing Exam and Testing Services

Hearing Tests & Treatments

We conduct non-invasive hearing evaluations and assessments to uncover any potential hearing loss or other issues. Our team is dedicated to performing diagnostic testing to enhance your quality of life to help you overcome any potential hearing limitations.

Anita L. Petteway, M.D.

Dr. Anita Petteway is a highly skilled physician and Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist serving the South Florida community as a healthcare provider for nearly 25 years. She is well-known for her excellent bedside manner and genuine concern for her patients. Dr. Petteway often says that she was “called” for this very purpose.

Her contributions to clinical research further strengthen her diverse background and skills. She has worked as both a Principal and Sub-Investigator on randomized, double-blind studies and delivered highly impactful presentations on research and case studies in a variety of areas.

Dr. Petteway also enjoys giving health education seminars in the community, has hosted a weekly radio talk show, and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine and Preceptor for medical students at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and Florida International University Herbert Wertheim School of Medicine.

Dr. Petteway has received numerous awards and recognition for her work in the community including:

  • Doctor of the Day for the Florida State Legislature
  • Influential Women in South Florida Community Award
  • Novartis Pharmaceutical Outstanding Commitment Recognition (Treatment of hypertension and management of cardiovascular disease)
  • Black Magazine’s List of 25 Most Prominent African American Doctors in Miami. . . and many others.

Nancy Vasquez, PA-C

Nancy Vasquez PA-C is a Board Certified Physician Assistant dedicated to delivering skilled and compassionate healthcare services. She is uniquely designed to address the individual need and requirements of each patient.

Nancy is fluent in both English and Spanish She is a native of South Florida and takes great pride in providing for her community. As an alumna of Miami Dade College’s Physician Assistant program and graduating with honors with a master’s degree from Barry University, she reflects her dedication to academic excellence.

As an active member of both the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, Nancy remains committed to being knowledgeable and up to date with the latest advancements in her field, ensuring that her patients receive the highest standard of care.

Nancy is ready to assist you en ambos idiomas.

Which health plans do we accept?

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Blue Options
  • Cigna HMO/PPO
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • United Healthcare

Telehealth Services Are Available

Contact us today to get scheduled.

Non-emergency Office Visits

Medication Refill Requests

COVID-19 Evaluations

Chronic Condition Management


Your Records. Your Access. Your Overview.

Our practice provides you with access to your health records anytime, day or night. After you complete your first appointment, you will be given a personal passcode to access your health file. This allows you to review your medications and dosages, any test or lab results, and your medical history and diagnoses. This service also includes access to personalized education links sent to you by the clinician.



Active Research Studies

Moderate to Severe Adult Asthma

This is a clinical research study to test the benefits and safety of an investigational medication for asthma that is not well controlled despite treatment with inhaled corticosteroids. Trial-related procedures and study medication will be provided at no cost.

Study Details:

– This study is testing an investigational oral medication compared to placebo.

– Participants will continue their usual asthma medications and also take twice daily doses of either the study medication or a placebo for 6 months (24 weeks)

– Total study duration, including screening, is approximately 8 months (32 weeks) with 9 office visits and 1 phone call with the study staff.

– Study procedures and tests will include physical exams, vital signs, blood and urine testing, lung function testing, electrocardiograms (ECGs), and asthma and health questionnaires.

Eligibility Requirements:

Participants must be:

– 18 years of age and older

– Diagnosed with Asthma for at least 12 months

– Using a daily corticosteroid (ICS) inhaler


Contact us today!

150 NW 168th Street, Ste 301
North Miami Beach, FL 33169
Tel: 305-944-8887
Fax: 877-488-9590‚Äč
Hours: 9:00am – 4:30pm (Monday-Thursday)
9:00am – 12:00noon (Friday)