Dr. Maria Behnam-Terneus, DO

Dr. Maria Behnam-Terneus, DO

Pediatric Hospital Medicine  ·  
Dr. Maria Behnam-Terneus, DO is a pediatric hospitalist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009 and specializes in pediatric hospital medicine and pediatrics.Read her story

3100 SW 62nd Ave

Miami, FL 33155

Contact Information

(786) 624-2699

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 3 More

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This content was provided by Dr. Behnam-Terneus "Dr. Behnam-Terneus is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Miami Children's Health System. She is an attending physician within the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and also serves as associate director of the Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship program and the Pediatric Residency Program in the Department of Medical Education at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. In addition, Dr. Behnam-Terneus is a clinical instructor within the Department of Pediatrics at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Behnam-Terneus then completed a residency in pediatrics at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Her interests include applying evidence-based medicine into practice and mentoring residents. Dr. Behnam-Terneus is board certified in general pediatrics. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (FACOP) and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric's (AAP) Section on Hospital Medicine, Florida Chapter of AAP, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). She has served as a volunteer with numerous organizations and received several awards for her dedication and academic achievements.Dr. Behnam-Terneus sees patients at the main campus. She is fluent in English and Spanish."
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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics*

56  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Infant Care
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Nova Southeastern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Miami Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Chief Resident
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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