Meet our doctors
ISABEL FERREIRA, MD.
Dr. Isabel Ferreira was born in the city of Santiago, Dominican Republic, where she studied primary and secondary school at the Sacred Heart School of Jesus. Following that she moved to the city of Santo Domingo to realize her career in medicine at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD). There she obtained her doctorate in medicine in 1980. Dr. Ferreira was employed by the Department of Physiology of the School of Medicine, and was one of the youngest instructors in the Faculty of Medicine. In addition to this Dr. Ferreira also dedicated her time rendering services in the rural zone of the country. Dr. Ferreira relocated to Puerto Rico, where she completed her training in pediatrics at the Cagua Regional Hospital.
After completing her training she continued her work as a pediatrician in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Eventually Dr. Ferreira moved to Miami, Florida in the late 80’s where she established several practices, mainly in the area of Kendall. During those years, Dr. Ferreira was a member of the staff at the Miami Children Hospital, Jackson South Hospital, Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital and Kendall Regional Hospital. Dr. Ferreira’s passion and drive has always been her love and dedication to children and adolescents, which was her inspiration to set down this career path. She has devoted her life to her career and is now a proud member of the medical team at SOMA MEDICAL CENTER, PA #4 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
MARINA OPORTA, ARNP, DNP, NP-C
Oporta was born in Nicaragua and raised in the United States. She graduated in 2005 from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and also a Minor in Psychology and Child Development.
She graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner in 2009 from University of Miami. Before joining Soma Medical Center, P.A. DBA, Juan E. Batista M.D P.A she worked in St. Mary's Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Florida as registered Nurse in pediatric emergency room. She is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner and is Board Certified.