Martha is originally from Colombia, where she completed her medical school and worked as a primary care physician. After moving to the United States, she passed her U.S. medical exams and obtained her Foreign Medical Graduate Certification (ECFMG) in 2014. She graduated as a Physician Assistant from Miami Dade College and obtained her Certification from the National Commission of on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She then joined the Nose and Sinus Institute of Boca Raton.
She chose ENT because the field offers a unique setting. The scope of the field is incredible and encompasses principles of various specialties including primary care, infectious disease, oncology, and plastic surgery amongst some specialties. She is one of the first graduates to have completed the NFO Certification Program for PA excellence in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery in 2019. This post-graduate program created by Dr. Nathan Nachlas and Jose Mercado, PA-C is intended to serve as the foundation for life-long learning in the ENT diagnostic process.
Martha is currently a fellow member of Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), and the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (SPAO-HNS). She brings to the practice over a decade of experience delivering patient-first medical care in various clinical settings in the U.S. and Colombia.