MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Graduate Degree

  • Carlos Albizu University , 2008 , Miami , FL

Internship

  • Miami Children's Hospital , 2008 , Miami , FL

Fellowship

  • Yale University School of Medicine , 2010 , New Haven , CT

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Vega is a clinician and researcher mainly in the area of pediatric epilepsy, specifically studying the cognitive, behavioral and affective comorbidities in epilepsy syndromes, as well as outcomes of neurosurgery for treatment of refractory epilepsy. As a bilingual Spanish-English practitioner from Cuban immigrant parents, Dr. Vega’s areas of interest also include research and provision of services with ethnic minority populations in the U.S. and abroad, as well as patient advocacy for underserved populations as a member of several national organizations. He lectures on topics such as brain development, neuropsychology of pediatric epilepsy, and assessment of bilingual children.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Professional Psychology