Meet Our Nurse Practitioners

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Patricia Fabela
F.N.P.

Patricia Fabela has been a family Nurse practitioner since 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2004 and then attained a Master’s Degree in Nursing at the University of Texas Pan American (UTPA).

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Erika Montecillo
F.N.P

Erika Montecillo has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1988. She attained her Master Degree in Nursing and FNP at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, California

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Maria E. Espericueta-Rodriguez
MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Mrs. Rodriguez is a lifelong resident of the Rio Grande Valley who loves to serve those in need and give back to her community. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of TX – Pan American located in Edinburg, Texas. She then attained a diverse and invaluable nursing experience in various areas including, Intensive Care, Acute Care, Home Health, Oncology, Administrative roles, and Project Management. After 15 years of dedicated work in the nursing profession, she pursued her Master’s degree in Nursing at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she received her Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and is Board Certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She aspires to be an innovative practitioner that delivers high-quality, compassionate care to tend to the growing needs of the local and surrounding communities.
“As a FNP I am directly involved in promoting holistic care to bring positive change through collaborative engagements involving strategic planning, implementing evidenced-based practices, and supporting self-care efforts. I am dedicated to serve others and work towards breaking barriers that inhibit health.”

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Vasti Zapata-Becerra
F.N.P.

Vasti Zapata-Becerra has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2011. She, then, attained her Master of Science in Nursing Degree in 2016 through Walden University. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her husband and family. Her hobbies include exercising, singing, and traveling with her husband.