About Dr. Medina
A Welcome Letter from Dr. Medina
Welcome to SuperKids Pediatrics, an exciting and innovative pediatric practice that cares for families in Palm Beach, one child at a time! In one of the most exciting journeys of your life as parents we, at SuperKids Pediatrics, feel privileged to be your partner, cheerleader and your trusted guide. We incorporate a fun and exciting experience for children that promotes healthy lifestyle choices. SuperKids is a term of empowerment for our patients. All kids are “Super” in their own way and, with the right tools, they can overcome any obstacle.
We believe in embracing “old-fashioned” warm customer care in hand with the latest technology and comprehensive individual medical support. We use advanced Electronic Medical Records to better collect and analyze data along with supporting testing equipment for Vision and Hearing screening among others. We will incorporate the the latest clinical pathways with easy to follow care plans and access to up to date care information through a Patient Portal. We also incorporate the latest communication digital channels to provide education news on healthy lifestyle choices as well as a safe mean for you to communicate with us. The team is committed and strive everyday to make your family’s experience at SuperKids Pediatrics enjoyable and educational. Please visit our website at www.skpediatrics.com, like us on Facebook: SuperKids Pediatrics and do not hesitate to make your Meet & Greet appointment by calling us at 561-619-2460.
We recognize that you have choices when providing for your Child’s healthcare needs and we understand that by providing superior “down-to-earth” continued level of care by the same provider in a warm environment setting, we create exceptional long term relationships that foster health for patient’s families and our team. Welcome!
Dr. Lizaida Medina-Candelaria
Dr. Lizaida Medina-Candelaria grew up admiring her pediatric caregiver. She found it amazing that someone had the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, best resources and commitment to help kids grow healthy. She believed that her Doctor was helping her become a healthier kid who would have a better chance to live a happier life helping the community as a healthy woman later on. This belief grew in Dr. Medina through her academic, medical, and professional career to become the passion that drives SuperKids Pediatrics’ mission today.
Dr. Medina completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology with Magna Cum Laude recognition, after which she pursued her Medical career at The University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. Having a strong passion for the Pediatrics field, she then completed her Internship and Residency in the Department of Pediatrics in 2011. Dr. Medina has worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist and in several Pediatric Primary Care Offices in Florida. She is currently appointed to the Medical Staff of Jupiter Medical Center and Palms West Hospital. Dr. Medina is Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Palm Beach Pediatric Society.
Dr. Medina is fully bilingual (Spanish & English). She lives in Palm Beach County with her husband, Pre-teen daughter, her Toddler son and a Super-hairy dog called Lucky. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and traveling to Puerto Rico!