Dr. Melissa Valentin was born in Puerto Rico. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology and graduated in 2009 from medical school at the University of Puerto Rico. In 2009 Dr. Valentin moved to Orlando for her residency program at Arnold Palmer Hospital. She joined A Plus Pediatrics in July 2012. Dr. Valentin also has extensive training and years of research in breastfeeding. She became board certified in 2012 by the American Board of Pediatrics and is currently a fellow member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.
Other interests include preventive medicine, asthma, allergy and atopic diseases. When she is not involved in the care of her patients she enjoys traveling, arts and spending time with her family. She is happily married and lives with her husband and wonderful children.