Dr. Yared Aklilu was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He moved to the United States at a young age and resides to pursue his educations. Dr Aklilu completed all his studies in the north east part of the United States. Dr Aklilu speaks English and Amharic. Dr. Aklilu attended High School in Maryland and then went on to attend George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he received a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1985 and afterwards, he went on to a graduate program in Medical Engineering from 1986 – 1987. In 1991 he graduated with a Medical Degree from University of Maryland at Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Aklilu’s post-graduate was done in Massachusetts. He did his residency in combined Internal Medicine and Pediatric Infectious Disease at the Baystate Medical Center, affiliate of TUFTS, until 1997. Dr. Aklilu has been in clinical practice since 1997. He worked at Cleveland Clinic Florida and in Infectious Disease and private practice for 13 years. Dr. Aklilu is married with three children and currently resides in Weston FL.
Dr. Aklilu also had International experiences where he traveled to Nairobi, Kenya in 1988 and worked in Clinical Clerkship, Pediatric Ward for Kenyatta National Hospital. In 1996 Dr. Aklilu went back to his home town of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and worked in the Clinical Clerkship, Medicine and Pediatric Wards at Tikur Anbessa Hospital. In 2010, Dr. Aklilu was part of the volunteer physician relief effort that went to Haiti.
Diplomate, National Board of Medicine Examiners (Part 1 in 1991, Part 2 in 1994, and Part 3 in 1995)
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in 1995 and Recertification in 2005
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics Certification in 1996
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases Certification in 1997 and Recertification in 2007
Broward General Medical Center
Imperial Point Medical Center
Holy Cross Hospital
Coral Springs Medical Center