Heather Elizondo Vega, MD

Heather Elizondo Vega, MD

Pediatric Medicine, Pediatrics

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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.

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.

Personal Interests

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

Languages Spoken
English
Medical School

Tulane University - School of Medicine

Residency

Madigan Army Medical Center

Tripler Army Medical Center

Fellowship

Brooke Army Medical Center

Brook Army Medical Center

Board Certification
Pediatrics: The American Board of Pediatrics
Ages Accepted
Newborns
Infants
Children
Adolescents

Insurances accepted by Heather Elizondo Vega, MD

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  • AARP
  • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • Allegiance
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
  • BCBS-FL
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