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Maria Gabriela Nunez chose to pursue a career as a physician assistant (PA) after several years of working as a Medical Assistant. Her desire to find a challenging career in the medical field that directly impacted patients’ lives made PA the ideal professional option for her.
Maria Gabriela began her career as a PA in 2012 in the Department of Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Drawn to the complex challenges of dermatology, and the opportunity to build long-‐lasting connections with her patients, Maria Gabriela started her dermatology career in 2017. As a physician assistant (PA) she enjoys getting to know and care for markedly diverse patients who require her expertise. Maria Gabriela is fluent in Spanish as well as English. She cannot imagine another career for which she would be better suited.
Maria Gabriela graduated from York College/CUNY obtaining her degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She is certified by NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants). To stay at the top of her field, Maria frequently attends conferences and lectures. Maria Gabriela has lived in New York for over a decade and when not working spends her time with her husband and kids.
|B.A. Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, York College, Jamaica, NY|
|National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants|