Faculty & Staff

All of our pediatric hospitalists are board certified pediatricians with at least three years of pediatric residency training completed after finishing medical school. They are also all members of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Hospital Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine, and are Pediatric Advanced Life Support trained.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

UF Health Pediatric Hospitalists



Pediatric Hospitalists at Munroe Regional Medical Center

Munroe Regional Medical Center (Ocala, Florida)

  • Michael Sylvia, MD, FAAP
  • Karen Martinez, MD, FAAP
  • Sukhbir K Nijher, MD, FAAP


Halifax Health Medical Center

  • Francisco Recalde, MD, FAAP, FCCM