Mayra is a Board Certified Physician Assistant specializing in orthopedics. She began her career as a Physician Assistant in 2014 and has practiced in various specialties including internal medicine, sports medicine, and orthopedic urgent care.
Mayra has been recognized as Top Physician Assistant in Texas by Top Doctor Awards for two consecutive years, in 2021 and 2022. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and is credentialed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Mayra earned her master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Brownsville. During her career in the medical field, Mayra has cared for patients of all ages, including youth, high school, and collegiate-level athletes.
Before attending PA school, Mayra completed an internship at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. She was part of the neuroscience department with research efforts focusing on cognitive changes resulting from long term space missions.
Mayra has called Austin home since 2020 and enjoys being involved in the local community. She has a special interest in outreach and mentoring the youth. She enjoys various sports, including volleyball, yoga, weight training, and being outdoors with her dogs.