Pediatric Neurologists

The neurologists at Nicklaus Children’s specialize in caring for children with a wide range of neurological conditions such as epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, autism, developmental disorders, behavioral issues and sleep disturbances.

Paula Padua Schleifer, MD

Interim Chief, Neurology
Director, Neurogenetics Program

Primary Office: Miami

Practice Name: Neuro Network Partners


Mercedes Bello, MD

Medical Director, Sleep Disorders Center

Primary Office: Palmetto Bay

Additional Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric sleep disorders, autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and epilepsy


Michael S Duchowny, MD

Co-Medical Director, Epilepsy and Neurophysiology Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome


Mark A Epstein, MD

Medical Director, Brain Development Network Program

Primary Office: Weston

Practice Name: Neuro Network Partners


Marytery Fajardo, MD

Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
Co-Director, Neuro-Cardiac and Development Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, neuromodulation and neurologic and developmental outcomes in children with complex congenital heart disease


Anuj Jayakar, MD

Medical Director, Neurocritical Care Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric stroke, ICU EEG and management of prolonged seizures


Natanya Maio Mishal, MD

Co-Medical Director, Inpatient Neurology 

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Neuroimmunology, epilepsy and neurocritical care


Migvis Monduy, MD

Medical Director, Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders Programs

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Cerebral palsy and spasticity disorders, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders


Sayed Z Naqvi, MD

Co-Medical Director, Inpatient Neurology

Primary Office: Miami

Practice Name: Neuro Network Partners


Marcel J Deray, MD

Pediatric Neurologist

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Sleep disorders, autism, speech delays and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


Suzanne Esther Hagler, MD

Pediatric Neurologist

Primary Office: Weston

Clinical Interests: Headaches and migraines in children


Matt S Lallas, MD

Pediatric Neurologist

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Medically resistant epilepsy, complex epilepsy related to genetic conditions and analysis of electroencephalography data


Trevor J Resnick, MD

Pediatric Neurologist

Primary Office: Miami

Practice Name: Neuro Network Partners

Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurology, chronic epilepsy, neurodevelopmental disorders, pediatric headaches


See all pediatric neurologists on the Nicklaus Children's Hospital medical staff.

Physician assistants specialized in pediatric neurology

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Jacqueline Bomhoff, PA-C
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Nike Sitzman, PA-C
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Andrea V. Trevilla, PA-C
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Christina Valdes, PA-C

Nurse Practitioners specialized in pediatric neurology

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Aileen M. Rodriguez, APRN
Clinical coordinator, Epilepsy Program
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Patricia M. Dean, APRN
Epilepsy Outcomes Clinic
 

 

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Elizabeth Guerra, APRN
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Kelly Roberts, APRN
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Michelle Perez, APRN
 

 

  • Eli Figueroa, APRN
  • Maria Pilar Gennaro, APRN - Ketogenic Diet Program
  • Opal Hamilton, APRN
  • Vanessa Manzie, APRN
  • Damaris Monzon-Aguirre, APRN
  • Sheryl Stanley, APRN

 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.