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Ever since she was a young girl, María Hernández, MD, loved working with and spending time with children. Now, as a pediatrician in Wesley Chapel, Florida, she gets to live out her dream as she sees children and families in her office.

Surrounding herself with her patients’ carefree laughter, boundless energy, unconditional love, surprising intelligence and endearing innocence makes her immensely happy and gives her purpose in her role as their provider. For her, being around youngsters keeps her young at heart.

Dr. Hernández uses her more than 10 years of experience to deliver exceptional care to babies, children, teens and young adults. As your child’s provider, Dr. Hernández promises to listen closely to them - and you - and guide your family through the many wonderful moments, milestones and memories of childhood. And, being a mother of two sons herself, she can relate to the joys and challenges that come with rising happy, healthy and well-adjusted children.

To rest and unwind, Dr. Hernández finds joy cooking and trying out new dishes for her family enjoy. After all, food doesn’t just nourish the body: It can nourish the spirit.

Dr. Hernández offers comprehensive care for children of all ages, including:

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Asthma & allergies
  • Behavioral
  • Care for special needs children
  • Chronic illness treatment
  • Developmental delay
  • Immunizations
  • Newborn care
  • Prenatal consults for expecting Moms
  • Preventative healthcare
  • Sport and school physicals
  • Well child check-ups

About AdventHealth Medical Group

Our academic practices treat patients in care teams - conferring either in the examination room or behind the scenes on patient cases, using the latest diagnostic techniques. Our doctors specialize in acute illness, behavior and mental health, development and growth evaluations and preventive medicine.

Our services include:

  • Allergy and asthma care
  • Arthritis care
  • Cancer prevention screenings
  • Cardiac stress tests
  • Chronic disease management
  • Chronic pain management
  • Geriatric care
  • Help with minor surgeries and procedures
  • Immunizations and preventive health care visits
  • Infectious disease care
  • Inpatient hospital care
  • Medication management
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Second opinions or consultations with other physicians on complex cases
  • Treatment for common conditions like colds and flu
  • Travel clinics
Personal Interests

Spending time her family, cooking, trying new dishes

Care Philosophy

Exceptional health care starts with listening. Dr. Hernández believes this simple skill is the foundation of all relationships between providers, patients and families. As your child’s pediatrician, Dr. Hernández will listen carefully to your questions and concerns, as well as your child’s interests and needs. It’s this approach and passion that Dr. Hernández hopes allows you to feel your child’s health, wellness and development is in good hands.

Areas Served
Wesley Chapel, FL
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine, Guadalajara, Mexico


Pediatric at San Juan City Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ages Accepted

Insurances accepted by Maria G. Hernandez, MD


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  • Aetna/US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna Better Health - FL Medicaid
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Ameriben Solutions
  • Amerigroup - Americaid
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street
  • Benefit Administrative Systems
  • Better Health
  • CHC National
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