Veronica D. Figueroa, MD, FACOG
Before joining Hunter’s Creek Woman’s Health Center, Dr. Veronica Figueroa completed her B.S. at the University of Puerto Rico and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She went on to pursue her M.D.at the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Medicine in 2006. Dr. Figueroa completed her residency at the Ponce School of Medicine in obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Figueroa has earned many honors and distinctions including first place in these categories: Adolescent Pregnancy Demographics and Corresponding Neonatal Outcomes, and Prevalence and Susceptibility of GBS Strains (in two poster presentations). She also presented at the SACNAS Annual Convention, was a student mentor and Former President of UPR–Cayey Honor Studies Program. Her commitment to excellence in education earned her several sponsored trips, awards, and distinctions. This commitment to excellence carries through to her practice today.
Dr. Figueroa has obtained the following licenses: Puerto Rico Commonwealth Provisional Medical License, Florida State Medical License, USMLE Step 1 approved, USMLE Step 2 CK approved, USMLE Step 2 CS approved, USMLE Step 3 approved. She is fluent in Spanish and has a basic proficiency in Portuguese. Many of the Women’s Center gynecology patients request her because they are more comfortable in their native language.
Dr. Veronica Figueroa, originally from the Bay area of California, is married with three children, 2 in college and one under five. She appreciates the fact that she lives and works in the same community, and often gives health talks at local retirement homes or the Osceola Regional Hospital. In her free time she enjoys photography, cooking, baking, volleyball, sculpture, and crocheting.
University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine