Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Radiology
3100 SW 62 Ave - Radiology
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-662-8293


Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center
Medical School - Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology (Pediatric Rad) - Certified
American Board of Radiology (Diag Rad) - Certified
American Board of Radiology (Neuroradiology) - Certified

Dr. Ballesteros trained in Bogota, Columbia and at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida. She then took her Pediatric Fellowship and Pediatric Neuroradiology Fellowship at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, where she joined the staff in 1996. She is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology.


Mora, J., Ramos, C., Ballesteros, M. (2013). Internal carotid artery thrombosis due to an unusual soft palate injury in a child. JAAPA, 26(10), 1-3. View in Pubmed

Medina L.S., Jaramillo D., Pacheco-Jacome, E., Ballesteros, M.C., Young-Poussaint, T., Grottkau, B.E. (2010). "Imaging of Spine Disorders in Children: Dysraphism and Scoliosis". New York, NY. Springer. Evidence-Based Imaging in Pediatrics.

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