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Pediatric Physician Services - Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

601 5th Street South
St Petersburg, FL 33701 map
Phone: 727-767-8917 | Fax: 727-767-8482


Dr. Chavez specializes in general pediatrics in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Department of Pediatric Medicine. He joined the medical staff in 2006 and sees patients in St. Petersburg, Florida. In 2023, he was named William Baumgartner, M.D., Physician of the Year at Johns Hopkins All Children's. 

Dr. Chavez received his medical degree from the University of San Carlos in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and completed his pediatric training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, in Newark. Dr. Chavez also was an associate researcher for the World Health Organization’s Epidemiological Research Center in Reproductive Health and studied pediatric endocrinology and diabetes in Germany at University Children’s Hospital, Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tuebingen. Dr. Chavez specializes in the care of complex children. He speaks English, Spanish and German. more



  • MD; Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (1984)


  • Pediatrics; Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (1987)
  • Pediatrics; University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (2003)


  • Pediatric Endocrinology; University Children's Hospital Eberhard Karls Universit?t T?bingen (1991)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (2004)


Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids&CMS)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • WPS TriCare East (Commercial)
  • TriCare-HMHS (Commercial)
  • Humana Commercial
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Sunshine State/Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Molina (Medicaid)
  • Magellan Complete Care (Medicaid)
  • United (Commercial)
  • Florida Medicaid
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • Integral
  • Vivida Health
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Avmed (Commercial)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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