Dr. Cresencia D. Banzuela decided to become a doctor in the 8th grade when she helped take care of her aunt with breast cancer. On her 3rd year of medical school, as she saw her nieces and nephews grow up, she decided to be a pediatrician.

She completed pediatric training in the Philippines, built a private practice, and completed her certificate U.S. examination requirements before moving to America in 1993. After migrating, she was accepted two months later at the Bronx Lebanon Pediatric internship program in New York. After she completed her residency at Loma Linda Children's Hospital she worked at a migrant farm-workers clinic in Central California to treat under-served patients. Since 2000, she has been in private practice in Corona with the "Extra Mile Philosophy" mission; serving patients regardless of socioeconomic status.

She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and The American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Riverside Country Medical Association.

At Cresencia D. Banzuela MD INC, we take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve. We understand that you have a choice of pediatricians in the Corona area, and we appreciate your consideration. Unlike some pediatricians in the area, Dr. Banzuela will take care of your child in the hospital if he or she is ever admitted. She takes care of patients in Corona Regional Medical Center and Parkview Community Hospital.

Our staff members are educated professionals who have undergone rigorous academic and clinical training. We maintain a high level of expertise through continuing education in order to provide the most up-to-date care for the young patients.Cresencia Banzuela, MD INC believes in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so we collaborate with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for all of our patients.


Staff Members:

Cresencia D. Banzuela - Medical doctor of pediatrics

Tanya Nunez - Practicing Nurse Practitioner

Adriana S. Larios - Medical assistant for finances, insurance billing, and administration

Maria Carmen Bahena - Medical assistant for back office and appointments

Maria Estrada - Medical assistant for front office and appointments


Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. -MATTHEW 18.4