Pediatrician Staff

All professionals at Silver Lake Pediatrics PA maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Rafael A. Cheas, M.D., FAAP

Dr. Cheas is a Board Certified Pediatrician by the American Academy of Pediatrics who graduated medical school in his native country Dominican Republic. He completed his internship and residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey; this is a major teaching hospital in New Jersey. During this time he also served as interim Chief Resident. Dr. Cheas has been in practice since 1994. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pan American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Lake Sumter Medical Society, and Vice Chairman of Pediatrics at Leesburg Regional Hospital. He speaks fluent Spanish and French. Dr. Cheas has resided in Lake County with his family since 1994.


Marcelline Lazarre, DNP, ARNP

Ms. Lazarre is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Credentialing Center. Ms. Lazarre graduated in 2012 with her Master’s of Science in Nursing as well as her Doctor of Nursing Science Degree from Robert Morris University. She completed her clinical training in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Michelle Reisman, ARNP

Michelle Reisman who has been a blessing with our practice for 10 years.  Michelle recently completed and graduated from Kaplan University with her Masters' in Nursing, Family/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.    She resides in Lake County with her two sons