About Us

Georgette met her husband Joseph in Beirut Lebanon and they have their son Anthony who is attending Embry Riddle University where he is getting his PhD in Biomechanical Engineering. Georgette is fluent in English, Arabic, and French. She enjoys reading, walking, decorating, and volunteering in her community.   

                                 Sheila Baez-Torres, MD, MBA   
                                            Board-Certified Neurologist


                                      Sheila Baez-Torres, MD, MBA, was born and raised in Puerto Rico.  After obtaining her degree in Puerto Rico, she completed her    Neurology residency at the University of Miami. In 2009, Dr. Baez-Torres completed a Movement Disorders and                                                    Electromyography Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Florida.

                                      Dr. Baez-Torres is happily married and has two daughters. Living a simple life just as she did during her childhood fills                                         her heart with joy.  The best days for Dr. Baez-Torres are the ones she spends with her family. It does not take much for us to enjoy each other. Honesty, respect and dependability are values she was raised with Dr. Baez-Torres pledges the same standards to her family. 

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • ​Alzheimer’s Disease/ Dementia Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Founder of the state-funded Memory Disorder Center of Central Florida
  • Associate Professor of Neurology at the UCF College of Medicine
  • Developed the Central Florida’s memory disorder center at Orlando Health
  • Actively involved as a research physician in the latest Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease research
  • Recognized as one of the top neurologists in Central Florida for 16 consecutive years 

Ira J. Goodman, MD
Board-Certified Neurologist


Ira J. Goodman, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist specializing in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s
disease, dementia and memory disorders. His private practice, The Compass Clinic, is located in
downtown Orlando. Dr. Goodman graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1979, and completed his internship in internal medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center and residency in Neurology at Shands Teaching Hospital at the University of Florida.  

Anamaria is Nationally Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She was inducted into the Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau. As a Nurse Practitioner, she has worked in the areas of Women’s Health and Primary Care. She joined The Compass Clinic in December of 2011. In 2015, she published an article regarding clinical use of the amyloid PET scan in a peer reviewed journal for Primary Care Providers.

Anamaria met her husband at Florida State and they have 2 daughters, Madeleine and Emily, in Elementary School. Hobbies include coaching the girls’ soccer teams, gardening, and running. She has completed 5 marathons and over 10 half marathons…and counting!

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • ​Recipient of 2008 Florida Society of Neurology Research Award
  • Recognized worldwide publications for various committees on Parkinson's disease
  • Member of: National Parkinson's Foundation Central Florida Chapter, Movement Disorder Society, American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association
  • Actively involved as a research physician in the latest Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease research
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Georgette Khoury, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner


Georgette joined the Compass Clinic in January 2017.  She comes to the Compass Clinic with 30 years experience in the healthcare industry.  Georgette graduated from St. George's Hospital School of Nursing in Beirut Lebanon with an Associate degree. She began her career in the Intensive Care Unit. She then attended a Respiratory Therapy program and worked as an RT for several years. Georgette then moved to Florida and worked as an RN  in the Vascular Thoracic Unit, Neuro Step Down Unit, Neuro ICU, and then moved to the PACU. During this time she went back to school and obtained her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing and then continued on to obtain her Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing. She began working as a Family Nurse Practitioner in April of 2015 in a hospital setting. 

Anamaria Shanley, MSN, ARNP-B, ARNP-C
Nurse Practitioner


Anamaria joined the Compass Clinic in December 2011.  She comes to the Compass Clinic with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Anamaria graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree in 1997. She then moved to Orlando and practiced nursing at Orlando Regional Medical Center on the neurological unit, alongside Dr. Goodman and finished her  career there in the ICU working as staff nurse in addition to charge nurse, preceptor, and serving on the code team. After 7 years of nursing experience, Anamaria attended graduate school at the University of Central Florida and received her Masters of Science in Nursing degree in 2005.