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Convenient Specialty Care

With some of the leading experts in pediatric health care, AdventHealth for Children has established an international reputation for compassionate care and excellence. Now you can enjoy this same level of care in your own backyard.

Our pediatric specialists and services available in Daytona Beach are listed below. Please note that physician schedules rotate daily and weekly. Therefore, scheduled days are subject to change. Please contact the office directly to schedule an appointment at our Daytona Beach location.


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  • Doctor Jorge A. Garcia

    Meet Jorge A. Garcia, MD

    As a pediatric cardiologist, Jorge A. Garcia, MD, focuses on health issues that affect our young patients' hearts. He and the rest of the team specialize in a wide range of heart disorders, diagnosing and treating them with the most advanced technologies and techniques available.

    Please call Call407-303-2001 for an appointment.

  • Matthew Zussman, MD

    Meet Matthew Zussman, MD

    As a board-certified general interventional cardiologist, Matthew Zussman, MD, brings the highest level of care and expertise to his patients. He will work with each family individually to discuss and explain all options regarding the treatment and management of their child's diagnosis.

    Please call Call407-303-2001 for an appointment.

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  • Christopher Anderson, MD

    Meet Christopher Anderson, MD

    A fellowship-trained pediatric surgeon, Christopher Anderson, MD, is one of a handful of surgeons in the United States to have completed extensive training in pediatric minimally invasive surgery. As such, he offers our patients some of the most advanced surgical care in the nation, offering less pain, more exacting results and reduced recovery times.

    Please call Call407-303-7280 for an appointment.


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    Meet Jorge J. Daaboul, MD

    Jorge J. Daaboul, MD has been treating children who have endocrine, diabetes and metabolism conditions for more than 25 years, including obesity, hypoglycemia, rickets and thyroid and adrenal disorders.

    Please call Call407-896-2901 for an appointment.


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  • Deogracias Pena, MD

    Meet Deogracias R. Pena, MD

    Deogracias Peña, MD is an internationally recognized pediatric nephrologist and the founding physician of Children’s Kidney Center of Florida, a first-of-its-kind specialty practice under the Florida Hospital Medical Group. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology, a Certified Clinical Hypertension Specialist and Medical Director of Pediatric Nephrology at AdventHealth for Children.

    Please call Call407-303-9194 for an appointment. 

  • Jennifer Willis, MD

    Meet Jennifer Willis, MD

    Jennifer Willis, MD is a pediatric nephrologist and a proud graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Willis earned her medical degree as well as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Award at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is board- certified in pediatrics, pediatric nephrology and in addition to practicing medicine was the an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.

    Please call Call407-303-9194 for an appointment. 


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    Meet Katerina Backus, MD

    A noted author, lecturer, teacher, adviser, and expert in sports medicine, Katerina Backus, MD, treats children who have had an injury or suffer from a condition that affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons or joints due to activities, sports or activities.

    Please call Call407-303-5687 for an appointment.


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  • Pablo_Gomez__MD-Pediatric_Urology

    Meet Pablo Gomez III, MD

    As a fellowship-trained pediatric urologist, Pablo Gomez III, MD, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his practice. He is committed to providing his young patients with superior care utilizing the most advanced diagnostics, treatments and techniques available in the world. 

    Please call Call407-303-5781 for an appointment.

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    Meet Michael A. Keating, MD

    Treating disorders affecting the urinary tract, genitalia, groin, kidneys, bladder and urethra, Michael A. Keating, MD, is a highly respected expert in pediatric urology and directs a team of specialists in offering our young patients the best care available.

    Please call Call407-303-5781 for an appointment.

Health Navigators Doreen Forsythe and Janelle Grall.

For All Your Family's Health Care Needs

Our health navigators are specially trained nurses here to assist you with all of your family's health care needs. They help to make life easier for our patients through expert clinical assistance and educational, emotional and spiritual support. All calls are confidential, anyone can self-refer and insurance is not required to talk or meet.

One Call Does It All
Our children’s health navigators provide complementary services that help you coordinate your overall care and answer any questions you may have. These services include:

  • Finding a care provider
  • Answering your health care questions
  • Assistance with scheduling annual office visits and screenings
  • Resources and support for you and your family
  • Coordination of care among multiple providers and facilities

For one less thing on your "to-do list", contact our Health Navigators today.

Call 407-537-5516 or click the button below.

Children's Specialty Clinic at AdventHealth Daytona Beach