Meet the Pediatricians from Julia Barriga M.D. P.A. in Tampa, FL
Pediatricians Nearby Tampa, FL Accept Medicaid HMO and Most Major Insurance Plans at Julia Barriga M.D. P.A.
Julia B. Barriga, MD
Andrea J. Caines, ARNP
Lorena Muniz M.D.
Lorena Muniz M.D. received her medical degree from Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Lima, Peru in 2004. She worked for one year as a physician for the Peruvian Airforce. Dr Muniz later moved to NYC where she completed her Pediatric Residency in 2010 at St Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY. She is married with 2 young children. Dr Muniz enjoys traveling, reading and swimming. Dr Muniz is Board Certified in pediatric. She enjoys watching her patients grow and helping them live happy and healthy lives.
Diona S. Simms, ARNP
Diona Simms is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has joined our practice from a Pediatric office in St Petersburg Florida. She graduated from South University in 2014 with her Masters specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society as well as the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She graduated with her Associate Degree in Nursing from St. Petersburg college in 2007 while employed as a Registered Nurse at Tampa general Hospital over 6 years in various units and Intensive Care. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of South Florida in 2011. Her specialty of choice is in Pediatrics. She loves to educate on the importance of Nutrition, exercise and helping children to meet their milestones and goals. As an experienced Nurse Practitioner, Diona is a skilled and knowledgeable professional who truly enjoys providing exceptional care to our children and families. Diona enjoys going to the aquarium and watching Disney movies with her husband and son.
Marybel Morgan ARNP
My name is Marybel Morgan. I was born and raised in Panama City, Panama. But, after many years of studies and testing, in 1995, my parents received the news that my sister had Cystic Fibrosis. Because the treatment for her illness was limited in our native country, my parents had to make the difficult decision to migrate to the United States. We arrived in New York in 1996, where I completed my High School education. In 2002, I moved to Florida and my son was born a year later. He is 13 yrs. old now, and he is my life. In my free time, enjoy cooking, swimming, reading and traveling. I like learning new things about different cultures and country. I believe that the more we know about other’s beliefs, the less likely we are to judge their behavior.
I completed an Associate Degree in Nursing in 2007 from Galen College of Nursing in St. Petersburg, Florida In 2014. I graduated with honors From South University in Tampa with a Master Degree in Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner. My background includes experience in Blood and Marrow Transplant, Cardiac and Critical Care Nursing. I have been a Practicing as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 2 yrs. I truly enjoy working with children, making them smile and ensuring they are happy and healthy. I am an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioner. I was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, and I had the Honor to be selected as a top Nurse in Tampa by the International Nurse Association and the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare in August of 2016.