Board Certification

  • AANP Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiology

Medical School

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Graduate School

University of San Francisco
Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader

 Undergraduate School

University of California, Riverside
Bachelor of Science, Biology

Professional Associations

American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American College of Cardiology


Cristina was born in Caracas, Venezuela, however, she grew up primarily in Southern California. She earned a Bachelors degree in Biology at U.C. Riverside and two Master’s degrees in Nursing from the University of San Francisco and University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care with over 7 years of experience in critical care, most of which has been dedicated to cardiovascular medicine. Cristina enjoys empowering her patients by educating them on their cardiac health and prioritizing improved quality of life when it comes to treatment options.