Indago Research and Health Center, Inc. is a dedicated Multi-Specialty 8-bed Early Phase/Phase I through Phase IV Clinical Research Center located in Hialeah, Florida. Our facility is a 7,800 square foot site that houses our administrative, outpatient, and state-of-the-art Early Phase/Phase I accommodations.

We are located about 25 minutes from Miami International Airport, 2 miles from 826 expressway (exit 103), and 2 miles from Larking Hospital of Hialeah (former Palm Springs General Hospital) and 2 miles from Larking Community Hospital, Palm Springs Campus.


Our research center boasts its own back-up generator and is located in a hurricane safety/flood zone that precludes evacuation in the event of most tropical storm activities Our Regulatory Department has a turnaround of 24 hours for all documents. Strategically competitive and consistently high enrollers, we are known to be effective in our approach to clinical trials. 

Our Investigators

Dr. Jose F. Cardona, MD

Principal Investigator

General Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor, Emergency Medicine, 27 years of experience. Member of the American College of Emergency Physicians,  Master of the American Board of Hospital Physicians.

Dr. Evelio H. Sosa, MD

Principal Investigator

Psychiatrist,  23 years of experience. He served as Director of the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit for Mercy Hospital, Director of the Partial Hospitalization Program at Coral Gables Hospital. Affiliated with Mercy Hospital and Coral Gables Hospital.

Dr. Miguel A. Perez, MD

Principal Investigator

Psychiatrist, Professor University of Miami School of Medicine, Neurology, 31 years of experience. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, affiliated with Southern Winds Hospital and Westchester General Hospital.


Our site also works closely with a wide network of Doctors and Healthcare Facilities located throughout South Florida. For more information about specific Therapeutic Areas and Investigators, please contact us.

Our Sponsors

Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Acorda, Adelphis, Aerie, AMAG, Amgen , Ardelyx, Inc., Astellas, Astra Zeneca, Asuragen, Avanir, Axovant, Bayer Corporation, BD Diagnostic, Biogen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Braintree, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cahaba, Catabis, Celgene, Cempra, Chelsea, Colucid, Concert, Cubist, Daiichi Sankyo, Eisai Co.,Ltd, Eli Lilly and Company, Excela, Expiron, Forest Laboratories, Inc., Forest Research Institute, Genetech, Inc., Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, GTX Pharmeceuticals, Hoffman LaRoche – (Roche Holding AG), Innocoll, Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, King Pharmaceuticals, Labrics Biological, Mallincrkrodt, Mannkind Co, Menarini, Merck, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, ONO Pharmaceuticals, Otsuka, Pearl, Pfizer, Inc., Phase Bio, Purdue Pharma, Radius, Relex, Relypsa, Salix, Salvat, Sanofi S.A., Sanofis Pasteur, Schering Plough – (Merck & Co), Sepracor – (Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), Sera Trials, SK Life Sciences, Sucampo, Supernus, Suven LiFe Sciences, Synergy, Takeda, Targacept, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industry, Trius, Vertex.

Contract Research Organizations

BioPharm, Catalyst, Celeris, Chiltern, Covance, Essential, Health Care Association, Quintiles, Inc., ICON, INC Research, Integrium, Kendle International, Medpace, Omnicare, Paragon Biomedical, Inc., Parexel International Corporation, PharmaNet, Inc., PPD Development, PPD Pharmaco, PRA, United Biosource Corp.

IRB Experience

Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB), New England IRB, Sterling IRB, RCRC IRB, Salix IRB, Quorum Review IRB, Copernicus Group IRB, Shulman Associates IRB, Chesapeake Research Review Inc., Independent Review Consulting Inc., Ethical and Independent, Canadian IRB, Compass IRB, Salus IRB, Integ IRB.

EDC and IWRS experience

BioClinica Express EDC, ClinTrack EDC, DataLabs, DataTrack EDC, EClinical OS, IBM Clinical Development, Express Trident, HF Registry EDC program, IDataFax, Inform, Medidata Rave, Omnicom System, Oracle RDC, Trial Master.

360 Premier Research, Almac, Bioclinical Trident, Bracket, Cenduit, Cirrus, Clarix, Clinphone, ClinTrack, Data Systems, Ecaselink, Everest Clinical Research Services, Impala, Integrated Medical Development, Oracle IRT, Perceptive, Worldwide Clinical Trials. 

Central Laboratories experience

PPD Global Central Lab, Quintiles Central Laboratories, Covance Central Lab, Quest Diagnostic, BARC Global Central Laboratories, Clear Stone, ACM Medical Laboratory, CRL (Clinical Reference Lab), Monogram Bioscience, Lab Corp, Nordic Bioscience Laboratory, Advanta Analytical Laboratories.

Patient demographics:

  • 2-18 15 %

  • 19-64 65%

  • 65 and up 20%

  • Spanish or Latin 74%

  • African American 18%

  • Caucasian 4%

  • Asian 3%

  • Other 1%


We recruit our patients primarily through database/chart review (35,000). We also recruit via doctor referrals, marketing media (print and social media), and radio if necessary.

Ages 2-18

Ages 2-18


Ages 19-64

Ages 19-64


65 and up

65 and up


Hispanic or Latin

Hispanic or Latin


African American

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Therapeutics areas:
  • Allergy

  • Cardiology

  • Dermatology

  • Ear Nose and Throat

  • Endocrinology

  • Family Medicine

  • Gastroenterology

  • General Surgery

  • Internal Medicine

  • Nephrology

  • Neurology

  • Nutrition

  • Ophthalmology

  • Psychiatry

  • Pulmonology

  • Rheumatology

  • Sleep Medicine

  • Urology

Site Staff:
  • Study Coordinators 10

  • Assistant Coordinators 6

  • Data Entry 2

  • Lab Staff 3

  • Quality Control 1

  • Quality Assurance 1

  • Regulatory Affairs Department 3

  • Project Manager 1

  • EKG Tech 3

  • Respiratory Technician 1

  • Recruitment staff 2

  • Business Development 1

  • Site Director 1

  • Driver 1

  • IT 2

eData Transfer Capabilities
  • Dedicated Data Entry personnel

  • Data Entry occurs within 24 hours after the subject's visit.

  • Data Clarifications from Sponsor are answered within 72 hours.

  • IT Support available 24/7

  • High Speed Internet Connections

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3700 W 12th Ave, Suite 300

Hialeah, FL 33012

  Phone: 305-825-6588
  Fax: 305-825-6598
Indago Research and Health Center, Inc.