Meet Lena Garcia, CPNP
Léna Garcia, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP), joined our practice in the spring of 2004. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University and her Masters of Science in Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certification from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
Léna brings diverse pediatric experience of 11 years from Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., working in Pulmonary, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Burn unit and conducting clinical trials. She also volunteered, as a general pediatric provider, at a free clinic in Washington, D.C. Her clinical interests are in primary care/wellness of newborns to school-age children, early intervention, and asthma management. She is a clinical preceptor/affiliate faculty at George Mason University and The Catholic University of America. She is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Tau International Honor Society.
Léna is married and has two daughters and a dog. She is fluent in Arabic and proficient in Spanish. Her hobbies include Barre, hiking, outdoor activities, and traveling.