Maria Roques Escolar, MD
Edwards Integrated Health Center
Dr. Maria Roques is originally from Spain and joined Mountain Family in January 2020. She earned her medical degree at the Medical University of Valencia, Spain and did her Pediatric Residency, specializing in Neonatology at the Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain. She worked as a Neonatologist in the same hospital for 2 years until she moved to Edwards, CO in 2005 to be with her husband, a New Jersey native. She did her Pediatric Residency at the Children’s Hospital in Denver and worked at Denver Health for 8 years as a Pediatrician, until she decided to move with her husband and 2 daughters back to Edwards, CO in 2018. She always had a passion for newborns and breastfeeding, and in 2012 founded the Breastfeeding Clinic at Denver Health. In 2018 she received her International Board Certification for Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). In her free time, she loves to ski, spend time with her family outdoors, and making paella. She is very excited to be part of Mountain Family and to care for our pediatric population.