Elizabeth Carreño Rijo, MD, MHP, is an adolescent medicine physician with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Carreño Rijo cares for children between the ages of 11 and 26 and helps her patient’s transition from pediatric to adult care. She promotes healthy-decision making and positive lifestyle choices. Dr. Carreño Rijo’s has a special interest in reproductive health, eating disorders and transgender care.
After earning her medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, she completed a residency and internship in pediatrics at the Lincoln Memorial and Mental Health Center in Bronx, New York. Dr. Carreño Rijo earned a master’s degree in public health (MPH) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York.
While at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Carreño Rijo completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine. She pursued Fellowship in order to become proficient in transgender and reproductive care.
In addition to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Carreño Rijo is a member of the American Medical Association and Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.