Dr. Michelle Valdivieso cares for patients in our Hackensack office. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Medical Sciences UCIMED in San Jose, Costa Rica in 2005. Dr. Valdivieso completed her residency in Pediatrics from St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ in July, 2010.Dr. Valdivieso was awarded an Award in Excellence for Best Surgical Intern in 2004. She conducted research on the impact of CT Scan use in the diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in children. Dr. Valdivieso has a special interest in adolescent medicine, in particular, ADHD, obesity and nutrition for children.
Dr. Valdivieso believes in “personalized patient care management…and continuity of care at each and every visit.” Dr. Valdivieso is fluent in Spanish and she is originally from Panama. She lives with her husband in Teaneck, NJ. Dr. Valdivieso and her husband enjoy caring for and loving their two shitzus. Dr. Valdivieso enjoys cooking, reading, running and biking.