Elsa S. Pestana, M.D. practices Pediatric Medicine at Pestana & Pestana, MD, PA in Coral Springs, Florida. Together with board certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Ivo D. Pestana, their family-run practice strives to inspire confidence and trust with each patient, while providing the highest level of care whether in Plastic Surgery or Pediatrics.
Dr. Pestana graduated from medical school at the University of Cartagena, Colombia in January of 1969. After completing a year of general practice in rural Colombia, Dr. Pestana completed her internship in Pediatrics at Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts, in affiliation with Albany Medical College, in 1971. She completed the remainder of her three-year residency in Pediatrics at Bridgeport Hospital, affiliated with Yale-New Haven School of Medicine, in Connecticut. Dr. Pestana was selected to serve as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. After completing her residency, Dr. Pestana served as attending physician in the Pediatric Outpatient Department of Bridgeport Hospital, providing health care to underserved populations.
Dr. Pestana has been practicing private pediatrics in the office setting for over 25 years. Also during this time, she practiced hospitalist medicine for many years at Coral Springs Medical Center. She is now dedicating her clinical time to office pediatrics.
Dr. Elsa S. Pestana is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She maintains hospital admission privileges at Coral Springs Medical Center.