Isalis Sánchez-Peña, MD, and Medical Geneticist
Dr. Isalis Sánchez-Peña was born in Humacao, PR. She attended University of Puerto Rico and completed her bachelor’s degree in Biology, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She earned her Medical Doctor degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, obtaining Cum laude distinction in 2011. She has always strived for higher, and since her early years in Medical school, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in Women’s health. She completed her post graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2015, at the University District Hospital, UPR-School of Medicine. With the advent of new technologies that allows further knowledge in genetics and its impact in health, before and after birth, her interest in genetics kept growing. Dr. Sánchez-Peña completed her genetics fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/Miller School of Medicine in 2017.
Dr. Sánchez-Peña is an advocate for patient care and education, her passion for medicine surpasses barriers and she hopes to build long lasting bonds with her patients.