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

Pediatric Endocrinologist

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

Director, Division of Endocrinology
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

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Primary Office: Boynton Beach

Clinical Interests: Diabetes, thyroid, growth and pituitary problems


Pedro A Pagan Banchs, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Aventura

Clinical Interests:

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


Joshua W Tarkoff, MD

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Pediatric endocrinology


Kelly J Seiler, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist

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 RN, BSN, CDE

Endocrinology Dietitian

  • Monica Grimaldi, RDN/LDN, DE

Nurse Practitioners

  • Marta Eule, ARNP, CDE
  • Jacqueline Verme, ARNP

 A physician identified with a Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists logo is an employee of Nicklaus Children's Health System. All other physicians listed on the website are in private medical practices.