Valerie Ann Cruz Flores, M.D.

Languages: English, Spanish


Pediatric Oncology

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St Petersburg Outpatient Care Center - Hematology Oncology

601 5th Street South
St Petersburg, FL 33701 map
Phone: 727-767-4176 | Fax: 727-767-4379


Dr. Cruz Flores is a pediatric oncologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. She joined the hospital staff in 2020.

She earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where she also served as chief resident.

She completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center/Children’s Hospital New Orleans, followed by a fellowship in pediatric neuro-oncology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. more



  • MD; University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2012)


  • Pediatrics; University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2015)


  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology; Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital (2020)
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology) (2023)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (2015)


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.

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

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