Our pediatrician Dr. Belkis R. Cepero, graduated from Medical school in 1993 from the Faculty of Medical Sciences in Matanzas, affiliated to the University of Havana, Cuba. She practiced for 4 years in Cuba and finished 3 years of Family Medicine training.
She always wanted to be a Pediatrician, but in Cuba the government manages the future of the medical professionals. She came to the US in 1997 with her family in a boat and followed her dream. She passed all of the United States Medical license examinations and underwent a Pediatric Residency program with Shands Children Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
She graduated in June 2008. She has practiced Pediatrics in Port Charlotte, Florida in private Practice since 2012. She is a Board Certified Pediatrician and continue studying to keep herself up-to-date on any new Pediatric care research study and recommendations, to give her patients the best care possible. She gives her patients the best of her time, knowledge and compassion.