“My number one goal in providing patient care is ensuring that care is patient centered. In doing so, building relationships with my patients is essential. Patients and their families are active participants in optimizing their health, and I see myself more as a resource to help them achieve that goal.”

Board Certification

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Medicine

Education

Graduate School

The University of Tampa
Masters of Science in Nursing
Tampa, FL

Undergraduate School

St. Petersburg College
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
St. Petersburg, FL

Professional Associations

American Nurses Association
Member

Virginia Nurses Association
Member

Sigma Theta Tau
Member

Personal Interests

Alex speaks Portuguese and enjoys traveling. His second passion is music, which he studied in Brazil, and he plays the trombone and the piano. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends; exercising, playing billiards, reading, and spending time outdoors.

Biography

In addition to his education, Alex has over 5 years of experience as a Registered Nurse working in the neurology medical, cardiac medical, progressive care and the intensive care units. Additionally, Alex has taught nursing courses at The University of Tampa as an adjunct instructor while completing his Master’s coursework.