Meet the Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Team

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, consists of board certified pediatric endocrinologists and a multi-specialty trained pediatric staff (certified diabetes nurse educator, registered dietician, child life specialist, pharmacist, social worker and psychologist). Together they treat diabetes in children with a tailored program that fits the needs of the child and family, and promotes the outcomes desired of the medical team. The division is supported by a full-service on site laboratory and outpatient center for your convenience.

Luis E Gonzalez-Mendoza, MD


Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Diabetes

Adriana Alejandra Carrillo Iregui, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Doral

Clinical Interests: Obesity, metabolic disorders, PCOS, type 2 diabetes

Alejandro Diaz, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Management of children with conditions affecting the normal functioning of the thyroid gland, abnormal growth, early or late pubertal development, adrenal disorders, disorders of sex development, diabetes, and gender non-conforming adolescents

Monica M Dussan, MD


Primary Office: Boynton Beach

Clinical Interests: Diabetes, thyroid, growth and pituitary problems

Pedro A Pagan Banchs, MD


Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Aventura

Clinical Interests:

Pituitary disorders, bone mineral disorders, endocrine late effects of cancer treatment and diabetes

Miladys M Palau Collazo, MD


Primary Office: Palm Beach Gardens

Additional Office: Palm City

Clinical Interests: Treatment of Type 1 and type 2 diabetes, obesity, growth, thyroid and puberty-related issues

Joshua W Tarkoff, MD

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Pediatric endocrinology

Kelly J Seiler, MD


Primary Office: Weston

Additional Office: Coconut Creek

Clinical Interests: Thyroid disease, adrenal disorders, pituitary disorders, disorders of growth, pubertal disorders, disorders of calcium and vitamin D metabolism

See all Pediatric Endocrinology doctors on the Nicklaus Children's Hospital medical staff.

Outpatient Diabetes Nurse Clinician

  • Awilda Valdes

Endocrinology Dietitian

  • Monica Grimaldi, RDN, LDN

Nurse Practitioner

  • Marta Eule, ARNP
  • Jacqueline Verme, ARNP
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