Dr. Lurie, a native of Chicago, Illinois, has been a family physician for 13 years. She has been in Miami Beach since 2009, originally with Mercy Hospital and currently in her own practice. She is a graduate of Northwestern University undergraduate and Rush Medical College medical school. She returned to Northwestern University for residency at St. Joseph Hospital Family Medicine residency, where she was elected Chief Resident. She was then one of the founding members of Genesis Health Center in Des Plaines, Illinois, which served the Latino population in the Western suburbs of Chicago where she stayed for nearly 10 years. Her primary goal has always been prevention of disease, focusing on education, individual attention to each patient and providing skills for a healthy lifestyle. She strives to make herself available to patients' needs. She has a special interest in Women's and Children's health, but is well versed in all aspects of Family Medicine. She is fluent in Spanish and Russian.