ABOUT US

We specialize in comprehensive, homeopathic approaches and integrative care. We would like to promote a healthy lifestyle minimizing the use of medications as appropriate. Our team works diligently to provide family-friendly health care services that foster a healthy lifestyle for our community members. We will provide you with the best medical care that fits you and your cultural beliefs. We will promote health and wellness practices that will lead to more of a fulfilled satisfying lifestyle. We have been in practice for over 5 years and we are looking forward to helping you achieve your health goals. 

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ABOUT MONICA ORTEGA, CFNP

Care Comes First

She opened Ortega Wellness with the intention of dedicating the practice to her parents. Over the past 10 years, Monica has flourished into a strong, independent business owner. She is always ready and willing to take on new challenges. Monica is currently in the process of completing her doctorate of nursing.

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MELISSA SEDILLO, MSN, MBA, RN

Business Manager

Melissa has been a nurse for over 14 years and has spent the majority of her career in the Trauma/Surgical ICU at UNMH. She then transitioned into leadership roles. She is currently the business manager at Ortega Wellness.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

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ANDREA CHAVEZ-BENAVIDEZ

NP-C

Andrea has been a Family Nurse Practitioner with Ortega since 2018. Her focus is on disease prevention and holistic healing.
She believes when you find something that makes you feel better and it improves your health, it is difficult not to share that knowledge with others.

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MARTIN ALVARADO

MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Martin has been a nurse for 4 years in progressive care. He then chose the career of a Family Nurse Practitioner which allows him the opportunity to fully engage in the full spectrum of patient care. Martin has been an FNP for over a year and has excelled in the field!

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AARON LESSER

DNP, APRN-CNP

Aaron Lesser is our newest provider in the office. He earned his Doctorate of Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner in August of 2020. He has an extensive career in the healthcare field, ranging from Trauma Surgical ICU, behavioral health, and clinical instructor.

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RAUL ORTIZ

FNP

Raul has 26 years of experience in the medical field starting with his combat medic duty for the US Army, which led to his now 22-year nursing career. For the last 6 years, he has practiced in his specialty of Emergency Medicine and Primary Care as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

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MONICA ARENCON-SMITH

MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNP

Monica has extensive experience with pediatric patients and women’s health.

TEAM

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AMANDA ORTEGA

Medical Billing

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ROSE GARCIA

Medical Assistant

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AUBRIANA KOESTER

Medical Assistant

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DOMINIQUE WELTON

Medical Assistant

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ISABEL MARTINEZ

Certified Medical Assistant

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JOYCE LAJEUNESSE-TAPIA

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DIANA GALLEGOS

Certified Medical Assistant