B.S. Biology, University of South Carolina
Doctorate of Medicine, St. George’s University School of Medicine
Pediatrics, East Carolina University - Brody School of Medicine

Heather Acevedo, M.D. is a board certified Pediatrician who joined Growing Child Pediatrics in November 2013.  She graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and earned her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine. Following her studies, Heather completed her residency in Pediatrics at East Carolina University-Brody School of Medicine.

Though Dr. Heather has a special interest in childhood obesity, she loves working with children of all ages and medical backgrounds. She runs a Fit Family Clinic for patients and their families who are looking for guidance on leading a healthier lifestyle. In her spare time, she also works as a medical writer for doctors in training who are preparing for medical licensing exams.

Her favorite part of being a pediatrician is having the opportunity to watch children’s unique personalities develop and to reassure worried parents. For fun, Dr. Heather loves playing piano, DIY projects, and traveling with her husband and children.

La Dra. Acevedo habla español y disfruta servirle a la comunidad hispana.