Lisa is a Board Certified Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Originally from Merritt Island Florida, Lisa graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville (Go Gators!) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2014. She began her career in healthcare at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa. Her clinical experience as an RN included inpatient care of surgical, neurological and step-down ICU patients. While at St. Joseph’s Hospital, she helped new nursing hires by being a preceptor. She has over 4 years nursing experience in pediatrics as a Certified Pediatric Nurse.
Lisa furthered her medical training at University of South Florida in Tampa, earning her Master of Science degree with highest honors, specializing in Pediatric Health Nursing. Upon graduation as an ARNP, Lisa joined Dr. Benitez’s pediatric practice in Jacksonville Beach. As a dedicated pediatric nurse practitioner, Lisa is a skilled and knowledgeable professional and has a strong passion for the health and well-being of children.
Lisa is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys volunteering. Through her medical outreach in the Philippines, she has provided medical and surgical care for over 500 children in underserved areas. She is passionate about preventative care and maintaining healthy communities. Her goal is to partner with you and create a plan to optimize your child’s health.