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Sofija Rak, MD

Sofija Rak, MD

Family Physician

4.6 out of 5 stars (512)

Primary Office

Office 1: Baptist Primary Care

11261 San Jose Boulevard
, Jacksonville, FL 32223

904.292.4127

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sofija Rak, MD Biography and Info

Sofija Rak, MD, has a love for science and how the human body functions. She chose family medicine because it focuses on prevention and forming meaningful, long-term relationships based on trust and confidence between doctor and patient. Dr. Rak’s areas of special interest include:

  • Health education
  • Pediatric care
  • Well woman exams and women’s health
  • NEW: Online doctor visits
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Preventive care
  • High cholesterol

From the Doctor

I am a native of Jacksonville and I am pleased to serve the community that has given me so much. Above all, I am happy that I can do it by providing much needed primary care.

My philosophy of care is patient-centered. I always have goals for a visit, but how much of what is done is actually dependent upon a patient’s comfort level which is reflected by their cultural background, religious beliefs and personal preference. All of these have to be accounted for in order to have a successful disease outcome, happy families and a strong patient-doctor relationship.

When I am away from the office, I like to go running. I have participated in half and full marathons. I like to travel and experience other cultures. My volunteer trip to Cusco, Peru has left a long lasting impression on me. After providing basic women’s services and preventive screening to over 100 women in a few short hours, I realized how lucky we are in the US to have a relatively easy access to health services, and not be neglected based on gender.

Specialties

  • Family PhysicianAmerican Board of Family Medicine

Languages

  • English
  • Serbo-Croatian

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

  • Baptist Primary Care, Inc.

Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine

    St. George's University - St. George's Grenada


  • Residency

    Georgia Health Sciences University

    2010 – 2013