Cristina graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2012. She went on to further her education and graduated with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of St. Francis, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 2015. Cristina is a native Spanish speaker and has extensive experience in both primary care and urgent care. This experience has allowed her to have a keen understanding of acute and chronic medical conditions across all ages and gender identities.
Cristina strongly believes in holistic, patient-centered care by compassionately and respectfully listening to her patient’s concerns and goals in order to achieve the best outcomes and quality of life. She actively involves her patients in their individualized plan of care by using the latest evidence-based medicine and by providing education about their diagnosis, treatment options, lifestyle, and prevention.
In her spare time, Cristina enjoys trail running, mountain biking, and snowboarding along the Wasatch Front.
- University of St. Francis; Albuqerque, NM - 2015
- English and Spanish