Florida Hospital Medical Group is pleased to welcome Nitzmari Melendez-Vazquez, MD, a highly-skilled doctor treating pediatric epilepsy and founding physician of the new Center for Child Neurology.
Dr. Melendez earned her medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Her research includes the study of rare immune diseases and infections affecting the central nervous system. She most recently practiced at Augusta University Medical Center where she served as Neurology Chief Resident.
- Dr. Melendez’s areas of specialty include:
- Demyelinating Diseases
- Epilepsy Syndromes in Children
- Movement Disorders
- Peripheral Neuropathy
“We’re very excited to have Dr. Melendez establish this much-needed practice in Central Florida,” says Ki Hyeong Lee, MD, a Medical Director at Florida Hospital for Children. “Her specialized training and research in pediatric epilepsy and other seizure disorders will be of great benefit to our group and the Orlando community.”