Dr. Aguilar-Bonilla is a board-certified pediatric neuro-oncologist at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, at Orlando Health, where she treats children with brain tumors.
Born and raised in San Salvador, El Salvador, Dr. Aguilar-Bonilla earned her medical degree from Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador, and completed a pediatric residency at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center. She then completed a pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship, followed by advanced pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship training at Children’s Hospital Oakland in California. Dr. Aguilar-Bonilla also completed a pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Dr. Aguilar-Bonilla’s clinical interests include phase I/II clinical trials and new therapies. She received the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Childhood Cancer 2012-14 Research Grant. Her interests also include international outreach to Latin America.
Dr. Aguilar-Bonilla serves as a peer-reviewer for the Journal of Neuro-Oncology and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. Her research has been published and presented at numerous seminars and national meetings.