Primary Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Hospitalist Services
3100 SW 62 Ave -Main Bldg-3rd Flr - Hospitalist
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-668-5500

Education

Residency - University of North Carolina
Medical School - Unversity of Florida, Shands

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified


Senior Director, Hospital Medicine
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists Section Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Vice Chairman, Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
 

Dr. Mestre is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He joined Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in 2005 as a pediatric hospitalist and most recently served as president of the Medical Staff and chairman of the Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Mestre is currently the senior medical director of hospital-based services, as well as the medical director and Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists section chief of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. He also sits on the board of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists as vice chairman and acting chairman. After earning his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Dr. Mestre completed his pediatric residency at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Board certified in pediatrics, he also holds an executive master of business administration degree in Health Sector Management & Policy from the University of Miami. His clinical interests include standardization of clinical pathways and efficient use of health care resources.

Dr. Mestre is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Hospital Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine. In addition, he is a clinical assistant professor at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and active on several of the hospital’s committees, including the Quality Improvement Committee, Pediatric Resident Selection Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Physician Advisory Group for Pediatric Electronic Medical Records (PEDS).

Dr. Mestre, who has been recognized on the America’s Best Doctors list, sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus and the De George Pediatric Unit at Jupiter Medical Center. He is fluent in English and Spanish.


Director médico sénior, Servicios Hospitalarios
Director médico y jefe de sección de NCPS, Medicina Hospitalaria Pediátrica

El Dr. Mestre es empleado de Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS), el consultorio médico colectivo del sistema de salud de Nicklaus Children’s. Se incorporó a Nicklaus Children’s Hospital en 2005 como hospitalista pediátrico y, recientemente, se desempeñó como presidente de personal médico y presidente del Comité Médico Ejecutivo. El Dr. Mestre actualmente es el director médico sénior de Servicios Hospitalarios y jefe de sección y director médico de la División de Medicina Hospitalaria Pediátrica. También es vicepresidente de la junta de Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists. Después de obtener su título en medicina del Colegio de Medicina de la Universidad de Florida, en Gainesville, el Dr. Mestre terminó su residencia pediátrica en University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals, en Chapel Hill. Licenciado en pediatría, también tiene una maestría ejecutiva en administración de empresas en Políticas y Gestión del Sector de Salud de la Universidad de Nicklaus. Sus intereses clínicos incluyen la estandarización de las vías clínicas y el uso eficiente de los recursos de atención médica.

El Dr. Mestre es miembro de la sección de Medicina Hospitalaria de la Academia Estadounidense de Pediatría y de la Society of Hospital Medicine. Además, es profesor clínico adjunto en el Colegio de Medicina Herbert Wertheim de la Universidad Internacional de Florida y es miembro activo de varios de los comités del hospital, incluidos el Comité de Mejora de la Calidad, el Comité de Selección de Residentes Pediátricos, el Comité de Farmacia y Terapéutica y el Grupo de Asesores Médicos para PEDS (Registros Médicos Electrónicos de Pediatría).

El Dr. Mestre, que fue reconocido en la lista de Mejores Médicos de EE. UU., atiende a pacientes en el campus principal de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital y en la Unidad Pediátrica De George del Jupiter Medical Center. Habla inglés y español con fluidez.


Publications

Keren, R., Shah, S.S., Srivastava, R., et al , Mestre, M. (collabotator) (2015). Comparative effectiveness of intravenous vs oral antibiotics for postdischarge treatment of acute osteomyelitis in children. JAMA pediatrics, 169(2), 120-128. View in Pubmed

Reyes, M., Mestre, M. (2007). Denial or Restriction of Hospital Privileges for Hospitalists. Hospital pediatrics,


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