Maria Marrero, MD

Maria Marrero, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Maria Marrero MSN, NP-C, CN-BP is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and then continued her education, receiving her graduate degree from Purdue University. She was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau honor society in both her undergraduate and graduate programs.

Maria has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of healthcare fields. These areas include surgical care services, behavioral health, family medicine, and oncology. She worked for 10 years as a nurse in orthopedics, served as Neurology Team Leader in spine care, and served as a Critical Care Open Heart team member. Maria has also worked as a nurse practitioner in urgent care, behavioral health services, and family medicine. She’s practiced family medicine; promoting health initiatives, and managing both acute and chronic conditions.  She has clinical experience in radiology and served as an interventional radiology nurse practitioner, managing liver and kidney disease.

She is a certified breast navigator and served as a High-Risk Breast Clinic Clinician dedicated to helping her local community. She has also served the community as an outreach clinician for school physicals, providing breast cancer education, and volunteering at health fairs. Maria was instrumental in providing breast cancer screening initiatives in her community. She also obtained thousands of dollars in grants to provide breast cancer treatments for those who were uninsured in her community.

Maria is bilingual and speaks Spanish fluently. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Society of Nurses in Advanced Practice, and National Consortium of Breast Centers. She assists educating a new generation of healthcare providers by serving as a collegiate clinical preceptor.

In her spare time, she combines her love of running and supporting healthcare causes. In 2022, she ran the Chicago Marathon while raising funds for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. She ran the San Diego Marathon in 2023.