Gerardo Lerma, MSN, FNP-C

Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner

Gerard Lerma


NP Lerma began his nursing career in a Physical Rehabilitation unit at McAllen Medical Center in McAllen Texas. While working as a registered nurse, he became extremely passionate about health promotion and prevention. In San Antonio his focus changed to cardiac nursing where he worked for 13 years at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital. His passion for medicine grew and decided to focus his energy on becoming a family nurse practitioner, with a goal to help patients manage chronic diseases using the prevention and empowerment while using practicing evidence based medicine. Since becoming a nurse practitioner, he feels more fulfilled with his career and has garnered a broader view of her patients’ healthcare needs and goals.

NP Lerma believes that comprehensive health management encompasses the benefits of prevention, patient empowerment and lifelong learning in the patient-provider relationship. His goal is to be proactive and supportive while delivering culturally appropriate care to each individual patient.

Professional Training & Affiliations:

  • MSN FNP-C - Graduated from Texas A & M Corpus Christi with Honors
  • Registered Nurse - Graduated from University of Texas at Pan AM
  • LVN- Graduated from Southwest Texas College
  • Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Services offered:

  • Primary Care
    • Flus, Colds, Ear and Sinus Infections
    • Urinary Tract Infections
    • Skin Disorders, Acne, Eczema
    • Minor Procedures
    • On-site Lab services
  • Chronic Conditions
    • Hypertension
    • Cholesterol-level Management
    • Diabetes Management
    • Asthma and Allergies
    • Digestive Disorders
  • Preventive Care
    • Immunizations and Flu Shots
    • Sports Physicals
    • Annual Physicals

Languages:

  • English, Spanish