Maria is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a Master of Science in Nursing degree. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at California State University, Dominguez hills. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).
Maria has an extensive critical care background assessing and treating a variety of medical conditions to promote optimal delivery of safe and quality care. Her passion for reproductive endocrinology began when she experienced the struggles of infertility herself. It opened her eyes to the physical and emotional challenges of reproductive health, which inspired her to write her Comprehensive Directed Study on Infertility.
Maria is dedicated to using evidence-based practice and research to advance her knowledge of reproductive endocrinology and infertility and for implementing reproductive care. Her extensive personal and clinical experiences in reproductive care means she always considers compassionate and individualized care to be the primary component when administering the appropriate treatment regimen.
In addition to her many skills, Maria is an expert sonographer and performs multiple office procedures at CCRH. She also co-coordinates all 3rd party reproduction treatment cycles at CCRH.