Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Vasquez is an attending physician within the Emergency Department at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts. Dr. Vasquez completed both his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. His clinical interests include simulation education, point-of-care ultrasound and trauma care.
Dr. Vasquez is board certified in pediatrics. He has published peer-reviewed articles and lectured at medical conferences.
Dr. Vasquez is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
The Emergency Department at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is one of the most visited emergency rooms in the nation and has a team of board-certified and fellowship-trained attending pediatric specialists and subspecialists on call, 24 hours a day. To continue to be a leader in ensuring patient satisfaction, the entire staff continually devises and implements strategies to reduce patient waiting time, enhance the waiting room atmosphere and improve the delivery of care for patients and families. The Emergency Department is also home to the Miguel "Mike" B. Fernandez Family Pediatric Trauma Center, the only freestanding Level I pediatric trauma center in South Florida. An adjoining helipad enhances the facility’s ability to handle incoming traumas, as well as transfers from other hospitals.