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Biography

Heather Elizondo Vega, MD, FAAP, is an award-winning pediatrician, a US Army veteran and part of the pediatric and adolescent medicine team within AdventHealth Medical Group’s academic/teaching practice. She received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed her residency in pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Dr. Vega specializes in acute illness treatment, chronic disorder and disease management, depression and behavior problems, diet and exercise plans, growth disorders, gynecologic services, immunizations, preventive health, school and sports physicals, and well care. She is a member of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Personal Interests

Strength-based counseling, motivational interviewing, lifestyle modification, LGBTQ issues, addressing mental health concerns and sexual/reproductive health.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Elizondo Vega is passionate about providing teens with the tools they need to be resilient and to advocate for themselves. She also tirelessly advocates for the unique needs of adolescents by educating medical students and residents, getting involved in the local community, and communicating with hospital leadership.

Areas Served
Winter Garden, FL
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Education

Tulane University - School of Medicine

Residencies

Pediatrics at Madigan Army Medical Center

Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center

Fellowships

Adolescent Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center

Adolescent Medicine at Brook Army Medical Center

Board Certification

Adolescent Medicine: The American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics: The American Board of Pediatrics

Ages Accepted
Children
Adolescents

Insurances accepted by Heather Elizondo Vega, MD

Disclaimer:

The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.

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  • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
  • Allegiance
  • Oscar Health

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Question: What locations does Heather Elizondo Vega, MD practice at?
Answer: Heather Elizondo Vega, MD practices at Winter Garden at 2200 Fowler Grove Blvd, Suite 220, Winter Garden, FL, 34787. Learn more about Heather Elizondo Vega, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What is Heather Elizondo Vega, MD's specialty?
Answer: Heather Elizondo Vega, MD specializes in Pediatrics, Primary Care, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Developmental Pediatrics. Learn more about Heather Elizondo Vega, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What insurance does Heather Elizondo Vega, MD accept?
Answer: Heather Elizondo Vega, MD accepts AdventHealth Advantage Plan, Allegiance and Oscar Health. This list is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment. Learn more about Heather Elizondo Vega, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What conditions does Heather Elizondo Vega, MD treat?
Answer: Heather Elizondo Vega, MD treats the following conditions: Acne, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, HPV, Hpv Vaccinations, Menstrual Problems and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Learn more about Heather Elizondo Vega, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What health services does Heather Elizondo Vega, MD provide?
Answer: Heather Elizondo Vega, MD provides Children's Care and Primary Care services. Learn more about Heather Elizondo Vega, MD at AdventHealth.