Dr. Roberto Molina completed his undergraduate studies in microbiology at the University of Arizona and then stayed through medical school. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Molina completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz.
During medical school, Dr. Molina received recognition for “excellent leadership in rural health professions” and during his residency was commended for “excellence in outpatient medicine” for three consecutive years. While in medical school, Dr. Molina worked with volunteer physicians at a clinic in Nogales to provide free care to Mexican children who have neurological and orthopedic disorders. He also mentored and tutored elementary students in reading and math and taught anatomy and physiology of the heart and eyes to middle school students in underserved areas of Tucson and Southern Arizona. Fluent in Spanish, he was able to serve as a student caregiver and translator at a clinic that provides physical evaluations for torture victims seeking asylum in the U.S.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Molina is a member of the Arizona Medical Association, American Medical Association, Society of General Internal Medicine and American College of Physicians.
Abel Ortega Diaz, MPA, PA-C received his Bachelors in Respiratory Care from Loma Linda University School of Allied Health – Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Loma Linda, CA in 2008 and was Recipient of the Cardiopulmonary Sciences Faculty Award. He went on to earn his Masters of Physician Assistant from Loma Linda University School of Allied Health in 2016.
Before moving to Sierra Vista, Abel served as Respiratory Care Practitioner at Loma Linda University where he worked as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures as well as functioning as a part of the Rapid Response Team.