Dr. Patricia Avvocato was born in Colombia, grew up in Venezuela, and graduated from medical school from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in Mexico. She completed her pediatric internship and residency training at Schneider Children’s Hospital in Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. Dr. Avvocato is Board Certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been in private practice for more than 15 years in Westchester County with a special interest in Adolescent Medicine. She is fluent in Spanish, English and French. Dr. Avvocato lives in New Rochelle, NY with her husband and daughter Alexandra.

Education / Training
6/1983 – 06/1987 | Autonomous University of Guadalagara Guadalajara, Mexico

9/1987 – 6/1988 | Hospital Miguel Perez Carreno Caracas, Venezuela

7/1991 – 6/1994  | Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde, NY

Boards and Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics

Additional Biographical Information
Languages:  Spanish, French & English