Jesusa Fortu, MD

Fortu Jesusa
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics
Primary Office
Address 1005 Joe DiMaggio Drive
Hollywood, FL 33021

About Me

Dr. Jesusa Fortu is a board-certified doctor of pediatric emergency medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas School of Medicine in the Philippines in 2000. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at Miami Children’s Hospital in 2004, and completed her residency in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of Louisville Kosair Children’s Hospital in 2007.


  • Univeristy Of Santo Tomas, 2000, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Nicklaus Children's Hospital, 2004, Pediatrics
  • University Of Louisville, 2007, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Tagalog



Awards and honors
Golden Key International Honor Society, University of Louisville, 2006
Dr. Luis Felipe Mencia Award, 2003
Most Outstanding Emergency Medicine Intern Award, 2002
Most Wanted Star, 2001
Cum Laude Distinction Award, University of Santo Tomas, 2000
Dean’s List, 1996-1998

Professional organizations
American College of Emergency Physicians
Kentucky Medical Association
American Medical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Recent publications
“Psychiatric Patients in the Pediatric Emergency Department Undergoing Routine Urine Toxicology Screens for Medical Clearance: Results and Use,” Pediatric Emergency Care, 2009

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