Laura Fontanez, APRN
Laura Fontanez is an advanced nurse practitioner. She is board certified in family practice. In her role at UCF Health, she provides acute care and helps patients with chronic conditions manage their health.
Fontanez earned her master’s degree in Nursing as a family nurse practitioner from Florida Atlantic University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Medical Science Campus, UPR, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. She is also enrolled in the doctorate of nursing practice program at UCF.
Fontanez has more than 25 years of experience in nursing and has worked in a variety of areas of medicine, including family medicine, surgery, women’s health, and student health. Fontanez is a member of both the American Nursing Credentialing Center and the Nurse Practitioner Council of Central Florida and was recently awarded the Winter Park Hospital Nursing Endowed Scholarship. She enjoys optimizing the care of patients by using evidence-based medicine and educating patients about how to take care of themselves. Her ultimate goal as a provider is to partner with my patients helping them achieve their highest level of wellness.