Philosophy of Care
She believes in a family-centered medical care that includes the application of the highest standards of care and scientific knowledge while facilitating the child-family active and informed participation in a culturally sensitive and inclusive manner.
Dr. Restrepo is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician offering care for children with neurodevelopmental problems. She has a special interest in caring and improving the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
Academically, she is very interested in early screening, diagnosis and management of neurodevelopmental problems with specific focus on the autism spectrum disorder.
She is particularly passionate on strengthening the collaboration between community practitioners, therapy providers and autism diagnosticians; in addition to participating in teaching the new generation of clinicians and leaders in the field of neurodisabilities.
Dr. Restrepo research interests focus on improving the knowledge of different pathways of autism spectrum disorders and increasing understanding of early presentations of this condition in an interdisciplinary approach, while including underrepresented communities and promoting global collaborative efforts.
Child Development and Behavior
M.D., Technological University, Pereira, Columbia 1999
Internship: Technological University, Pereira, Columbia 1991-1999
Pediatrics, Texas Tech University, El Paso TX 2005-2008
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Tufts - New England Medical Center, Boston MA 2014-2017
American Board of Pediatrics, 2008
American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral,
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
Florida Medical Society
Massachusetts Medical Society
Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Honors and Awards
Certificate of Recognition for Medical Education, Colombia, 2015
Certificate of Recognition for Medical Education, Colombia 2009-2013,