Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Integrative and Holistic Medicine

Education

Residency

Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Pediatrics
Jamaica, NY
1987

Medical School

Universidad De San Carlos
Doctor of Medicine
Guatemala City, Guatemala
1983

Biography

Dr. Elvir is a native New Yorker who did her pediatric residency training at Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center (L.I., N.Y.) where she also served one year as Chief Resident. She attended Medical school at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She is dual board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine in addition to being a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics. She has over 20 years of combined clinical and academic experience with an academic appointment at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

Dr. Elvir began practice on staff at Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in the Divisions of General Pediatrics and Cystic Fibrosis. In addition to caring for patients, inpatient and out, she helped train and supervise pediatric residents in training. During the following 12 years of private practice she also developed an organization to aid families of children with autism spectrum disorders and has lectured extensively on the subject.

Dr. Elvir is an ordained minister with The Apostolic Network of Global Awakening and has a heart for medical missions to central America. She is the founder and president of Amigos de Juanita, (www.amigosdejuanita.com) a Christian organization that does medical and community outreach in her parents’ hometown of Valle de Angeles, Honduras. She has done missionary work in Guatemala, Nicaragua and Haiti.

She and her husband relocated to Jacksonville from New York in 2005, with their two teenaged sons. In summer 2008 she opened the doors of Village Pediatrics.