Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Doral Urgent Care Center
3601 NW 107 Avenue
Doral, FL 33178
Phone Number: 305-418-7725


Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Residency - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Medical School - University of Puerto Rico

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified

Medical Director, Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Care Centers
Medical Director, Nicklaus Children’s Urgent Care Centers
Director, Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists

Dr. Rosa-Olivares is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He has been on staff at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since 1999 and is currently medical director of the Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Care Centers and Nicklaus Children’s Urgent Care Centers. Dr. Rosa-Olivares is also a member of the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Medical Executive Committee and board member of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists. In addition, he functions as medical director for the South Region of Children’s Medical Services (CMS) and is a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. His clinical interests include health care transition and the management of children with special health care needs.

Dr. Rosa-Olivares earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus in San Juan. He completed both his residency in general pediatrics and a fellowship in ambulatory pediatrics at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Rosa-Olivares also holds a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Barry University in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Rosa-Olivares is board certified in general pediatrics. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has conducted research in areas related to public health, preventive medicine and behavioral medicine. He is frequently interviewed by the media as a subject-matter expert.

Dr. Rosa-Olivares is bilingual in English and Spanish.


Bagner, D.M., Coxe, S., Hungerford, G.M., Garcia, D., Barroso, N.E., Hernandez, J., Rosa-Olivares, J. (2016). Behavioral Parent Training in Infancy: A Window of Opportunity for High-Risk Families. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(5), 901-912. View in Pubmed

Rosa-Olivares, J., Porro, A., Rodriguez-Varela, M., Riefkohl, G., Niroomand-Rad, I. (2015). Otitis Media: To Treat, To Refer, To Do Nothing: A Review for the Practitioner. Pediatrics in Review, 36(11), 480-488. View in Pubmed

Bagner, D.M., Rodriguez, G.M., Blake, C.A., Rosa-Olivares, J. (2013). Home-based preventive parenting intervention for at-risk infants and their families: an open trial. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20(3), 334-348. View in Pubmed

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