Martina Bezdickova, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P. graduated cum laude from Charles University Medical School in Prague, Czech Republic, in 1988. She completed two years of her pediatric training in Vinohrady Children’s Hospital in Prague. She came to the United States in 1990 to pursue her interest in biology. She entered graduate school at S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and in 1996 obtained her Ph.D. in microbiology. She then returned to clinical work and completed her three-year pediatric training at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn and was board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in 1998. She has a special interest in endocrinology, having spent one year as a clinical and research fellow in pediatric endocrinology at Cornell University Weill Medical College.

In 1998 Dr. Bezdickova moved to Orange County to practice general pediatrics. She worked at the Ezras Choilim Health Center in Monroe from 1998 to 2000 and joined Washingtonville Pediatrics in 2002. She lives in Central Valley with her husband and their five children.

Education / Training
1988- MD, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
1996- PhD, Suny Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY

1990 Vinohradska Hospital Prague, Czech Republic

1998 Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Boards and Certifications
Pediatric Boards, 1998
PhD Microbiology, 1996

Academic Appointments
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College, 2002-current
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. 2016-current

Additional Biographical Information

Positions & Honors:

1988-1990 Research Assistant at Department of Chemistry, 1st Medical School, Charles University

1988-1990 Internship at Department of Pediatrics, Vinohradska Hospital Charles University, Prague

1990-1994 PhD studies at School of Graduate Studies, SUNY Downstate

1995-1998 Residency Fellow at Dept of Pediatric Endocrinology, New York, Weill Cornell Medical Center

1998-2002 Practice General Pediatrics, ECHC in Monroe, NY