Child & Adolescent Fellows

Senior Fellows


Hina Smith, MDHina Smith, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center

Medical School: Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, India

Dr. Smith was born in India where she attended medical school at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, India. She came to the University of Florida in 2007 to conduct research before completing her psychiatry residency at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with her family and learning about child development and areas in which she can improve her community.

 


Crystal Wilson, MDCrystal Wilson, MD

Chief Fellow

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of South Florida

Dr. Wilson was born in Tampa, FL were she completed her undergraduate training at the University of South Florida. While completing an undergraduate internship at Moffitt Cancer Center, she cultivated an interest in the mental health of people with chronic and severe medical conditions. Dr. Wilson completed her medical degree at Morehouse School of Medicine where her enthusiasm for psychiatry, and particularly child psychiatry, bloomed. Her love of the Florida weather brought her back to Florida were she completed her general psychiatry residency here at UF and is now Chief Fellow in the Child and Adolescent psychiatry fellowship.


Junior Fellows


Avjola Hoxa, MDAvjola Hoxha, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida

Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Coastal Carolina University

Dr. Hoxha was born in Albania. She completed her undergraduate education at Coastal Carolina University in Conway South Carolina and medical education at University of South Carolina. She moved to Gainesville, Florida for her adult psychiatry residency. Dr. Hoxha has participated in the last two American Psychiatry Association annual meetings with multiple poster presentations. She has also been part of the team that has been awarded yearly for their work in Quality Improvement at the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Hoxha enjoys traveling, baking, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Hoxha hopes to pursue a career in child and adolescent psychiatry in underserved areas.


Elise Huey, MDElyse Huey, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida

Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of South Carolina

Dr. Huey completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at the University of South Carolina Honors College while pursuing her research interests in prescription stimulant abuse.  She continued her education at University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia where she completed her medical degree before moving to Gainesville to join the Department of Psychiatry for her general residency and Child and Adolescent Fellowship.  In her free time, Dr. Huey enjoys perfecting her skills as a coffee connoisseur and outdoor activities with her husband and four children.  After completing her training she hopes to pursue a career working with children, teens and young adults in a residential setting emphasizing holistic team-based treatment.


Camillo Leal, MDCamilo Leal, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Georgia State University

Dr. Leal was born in Bogota, Colombia.  He completed his undergraduate studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta, and completed his medical education at the Morehouse School of Medicine, also in Atlanta Georgia. Dr. Leal is an avid sports fan,  but also enjoys traveling, and spending time with friends.  He earned member into the prestigious Gold Humanism Honors Society during his time in the Adult Residency program here at UF.  Dr. Leal has participated in the last two American Psychiatry Association annual meetings with poster presentations, as well as been part of the team that has won the previous two Quality Improvement projects in the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry. He hopes to pursue a career in working all age groups upon his completion of his fellowship.


Christopher Ong, MDChristopher Ong, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida

Medical School: University of Florida

Undergraduate: University of Florida

Dr. Ong completed his undergraduate, medical school, and residency at the University of Florida and knows that there is no place like Gainesville. Dr. Ong maintains his passion for traveling abroad, saving money, and most importantly the Department of Psychiatry after having just completed his tenure as chief resident. He is an award winning educator and has earned membership into the prestigious Gold Humanism Honor Society and Society for Teaching Scholars. He continues to make an impact on the statewide level as a member of the Florida Psychiatric Society’s Editorial Board as well as on the local level by volunteering at the helping hands clinic (and even earning the prestigious Richard Christensen, MD Community Service Award). Beyond the over 10 poster presentations he has been involved in over the last four years, Dr. Ong has also chaired two national level workshops at the APA and presented one national level workshop at the AAGP with a focus on cyberbullying and opioid use disorders in the elderly. Dr. Ong hopes to pursue a career in university mental health upon completion of his fellowship. ​