Meet our friendly, experienced pediatricians and staff at Aventura Pediatrics, LLC! Our entire team is dedicated to helping you and your child feel at home from the moment your walk through the door. We're proud to be members of the Miami community and serve the needs of their children.
We pride ourselves in being an exceptional clinic where children come first. Our child-focused practice works hard to meet the needs of children from infancy through adolescence. Compassionate, knowledgeable and supportive staff is the cornerstone of Name of Aventura Pediatrics, LLC's quality care. All of our pediatricians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, and maintain the highest level of accreditation in pediatrics to address the special needs of infants, children, and teens.
We strive to treat each and every patient as we would want our own children to be treated. Our doctors and staff look forward to building a relationship with you and your family.
Leah Glaser, M.D.
Dr. Leah Glaser is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in the Biological Basis of Behavior. Following her interest in biology and children she continued on to medical school at Tufts University to pursue pediatrics. As a native Floridian, and after the birth of her first child, she moved back to south Florida to complete her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Glaser joined Aventura Pediatrics, LLC in 2004. She has a special interest in development, behavioral pediatrics, and fostering the emotional and physical wellness of each child. Dr. Glaser believes that each child is unique and special and strives to make them feel that way in our office.
Dr. Glaser has hospital privileges at Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida.
She currently lives in Miami Beach with her husband and three children. She loves to travel, spend time with her family, read, and participate in outdoor activities.
Priscila Vidal, ARNP
Priscila Vidal is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida. She then graduated summa cum laude from Florida International University with a Masters Degree in pediatric care. Priscila has been practicing pediatrics since 2005. She has worked in two states in large general pediatric groups performing all manners of pediatric care. She also has an additional 4 years of experience in Neonatal Intensive Care taking care of critically ill newborns. She is interested in all aspects of Pediatrics with a special interest in newborns and multiples.
Priscila has hospital privileges at Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida.
Priscila is a mother of 3 young sons, including twins. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She speaks fluent English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Karina Bernetti, M. D.
Dr. Karina Bernetti is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Bernetti has over 10 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric patients. She joined Aventura Pediatrics, LLC in December 2014 and has hospital privileges at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, FL Dr. Bernetti earned her medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She subsequently completed a pediatric residency, a chief residency year and a three year fellowship in Diabetes and Nutrition at the Children’s Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Dr. Bernetti moved with her family to Washington, DC where she collaborated on an NIH-funded diabetes research project. She then relocated to Miami and joined the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami where she worked on pancreatic islet transplantation research for 3 years. She decided after to go back to pediatrics and joined the Miami Children’s Hospital where she completed her second pediatric residency.
Dr Bernetti lives in North Miami Beach with her husband and 2 children. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.