Alejandro Jordan-Villegas, MD, joined the physician team at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Infectious Diseases specialty practice in 2011. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease and has a Master&rsquo,s Degree in Immunology.
After receiving his medical degree and immunology training with honors from the Universidad del Valle in Colombia, Dr. Jordan-Villegas completed his pediatric training at Miami Children&rsquo,s Hospital. He then completed a pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Dr. Jordan-Villegas&rsquo,s clinical interests include antibiotic stewardship and the study of host responses to different viral pathogens and, more specifically, their relationship with bacterial superinfections. He has authored several papers and presented his research findings at international meetings. Additionally, he serves as an assistant professor at Florida State University.
Dr. Jordan-Villegas is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. In addition, he is an assistant professor at the Florida State University.
Dr. Jordan-Villegas is fluent in both English and Spanish.