Meet our doctors
ALFONSO J. HENRIQUEZ, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Alfonso Henriquez was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. He is a graduate of “La Universidad Del Norte” in Colombia, where he received his Medical Doctor Degree in 1998. He went on to complete his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Puerto Rico, School Of Medicine at the University Pediatric Hospital in 2006. Before joining SOMA Medical Center P.A #3, he practiced in different fields of pediatrics and general medicine including ER, PICU, and Pediatric Ward in different facilities in Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Florida, and during the last 8 years, he has been working in an office setting as primary pediatrician in South Florida.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is licensed to practice Medicine in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico and maintains privileges at Palms West Hospital, Wellington Regional and Good Samaritan.
Maria del Pilar Brinez Giraldo M.D., F.A.A.P.
Board Certified Pediatrician
Dr. Brinez was born in Bogota, Colombia. She earned her medicine degree at the " Juan N. Corpas” school of Medicine in Bogota, Colombia in 1999. She completed her Pediatrics residency at The University of South Florida, in Tampa, Fl in 2013.
Dr. Brinez also has a degree in Pediatric Cardiology from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD and Hospice and Palliative Care degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York, NY.
She is Board Certified Pediatrician and joined Soma Medical Center P.A. #3 in 2017. She has privileges at Palms West Hospital, Wellington Regional Medical Center, JFK Medical Center, and Good Samaritan Medical Center. She speaks English and Spanish fluently
Juan Collazos M.D., F.A.A.P.
Board Certified Pediatrician
Dr. Collazos was born in Cali, Colombia. He is a graduate of “La Universidad Del Valle” School of Medicine in Cali-Valle, Colombia where he received his Doctor in Medicine degree. He completed his residency and internship at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dr. Collazos has practiced in different facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Colombia. He joined Soma Medical Center P.A. #3 in 2017. He is a board-certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Collazos has privileges at Palms West Hospital, Wellington Regional Medical Center and JFK Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish fluently.
Elizabeth Odicio, ARNP. MSN, CPNP
Elizabeth is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) and Registered Nurse Practitioner (BSN) graduated from Florida International University. She began her career in healthcare in Matanzas, Cuba where she received a Medical Physician Degree from the Institute of Medical Sciences in 1999.
She worked as a Medical Assistant, Endo-Tech and Registered Nurse at Gastroenterology Specialists in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Elizabeth has a unique combination of strong healthcare skills and strives to provide a caring and culturally competent pediatric care.
She believes in building a long-lasting and trusting relationship with patients and their families. She speaks Spanish and English fluently.