Commitment to Patient-Centered Care
“I am committed to providing culturally sensitive and respectful care to all my patients and their families. As an immigrant myself, I have first-hand experience in the difficulties that patients from diverse backgrounds can experience when accessing the health care system.”
Maria-Fernanda is a certified Nurse-Midwife with many years of experience in women’s care. She earned a degree in Midwifery (Obstetricia) from the Central University of Ecuador in Quito, an undergraduate degree in nursing from Saint Catherine’s University in St. Paul, MN, and a masters degree in Nurse-Midwifery from Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN. She worked as a Registered Nurse at La Clinica in Saint Paul prior to obtaining her masters Nurse-Midwifery degree.
- IMOC Minnesota – Midwives of Color
- American College of Nurse Midwives
- Board certified as a Nurse-Midwife
- Bilingual healthcare provider (Spanish)
“In my free time, I enjoy cooking, gardening, traveling, watching movies and spending time with my family and friends.”