Maria Isabel Padilla, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Maria “Isabel” Padilla earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1998. She also received a Bachelor degree of Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2001. Her Master of Science degree in Nursing from The University of Texas at El Paso and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification was earned in 2006. In 2014, she graduated from the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at The University of Texas.
Dr. Isabel Padilla has more than 12 years of nursing experience, including neonatal intensive care and 8 years in family practice. As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Sun City Medical Clinic she focuses on family medicine, lending her experience to manage primary health care concerns as well as acute and chronic conditions. She acquired an interest in anti-aging procedures and obtained training to inject facial rejuvenation products such as Botox and Juvederm in 2008.
Dr. Isabel Padilla belongs to several professional organizations including Sigma Theta Tau and El Paso Area Advance Practice Nurses (EPAPN). In addition, in 2014 she was granted the Paso del Norte Health Foundation Graduate Fellows Program award for her academic excellence and leadership.