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Our Team

Our team is passionate about restoring the health and social wellness to every person. 

Melanie Melendez Garcia, MD

CEO & Founder

Dr. Melendez Garcia is an emergency physician, born and raised in Puerto Rico. She has been practicing for almost 12 years now. In 2010, she graduated from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine. After that, she did an internship at Hospital Oncologico, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  She completed an emergency medicine residency in Centro Medico, Puerto Rico. Currently possesses active medical license in Florida and Puerto Rico.

Dr. Melendez Garcia decided to move to Florida after her first baby boy was born, now she have 3 children and a beautiful family who is her motor.

Dr. Melendez Garcia is well prepared to manage medical conditions in any population, from babies to elderly. She has vast experience and is well skilled in minor surgical procedures including wound repair, incision and drainage, fracture and dislocations management and foreign bodies removal.

As part of MG Medical Center, Dr Melendez Garcia truly believe in patient autonomy. She is loyal to her Hippocratic oath and believe that patient can and should make proper decisions about their own medical management. Patients needs to understand their process to engage in the treatment. Everything starts with knowledge.

Tomas Zapata, RN


Mr. Zapata is a registered nurse, graduated from Mayaguez Puerto Rico, with active license in Fl and PR. He was born and raise in Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico and move to Florida in 2017 after Hurricane Maria. Mr Zapata has been practicing nursing for 14 years now. He is experience in emergency room, which make him able to manage any population, from babies to elderly, with diligence and expertise. He is well skill in venipuncture (IV) , medication administration and make patients smile.

As a member of MG Medical Center, Mr Zapata understands than patients are not numbers. He is committed to improve health and emotional well-being. Everything starts with compassion.

Angel L. Ortiz, PMD


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Over 20 years of experience in the Medical Services Field in both Florida and Puerto Rico, Mr. Ortiz understands the power of perseverance and humanitarianism that is involved in his profession as a Paramedic-EMT.

Being born in Ohio, and raised in Humacao, Puerto Rico has motivated and pushed Mr. Ortiz to have compassion and tenacity for his work in order for him to fully advocate for his patients’.

Angel has proficiency of administration of pre-hospital care, emergency diagnosis, treatment procedures such as advanced airway management, heart monitoring, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and providing first aid or life support to sick or injured patients’ etc.  Having received Paramedic of the Year for 3 consecutive years in a row and presented with the Emergency Service Medal for being part of the World Trade Center Recovery Efforts in 2001, Mr. Ortiz is an excellent asset to the MG Medical family.

Being a part of MG Medical Center, Mr. Ortiz believes that compassion is a passion with a heart and his dedication, love and commitment for what he does will manifest through his work ethic and personality to each patient under his care.

Elisanette Ortiz

Office Manager

Mrs. Elisanette Ortiz was born and rised in Gurabo, Puerto Rico and move to Florida in February 2014.  In 2011 she graduate from EDIC College in Caguas, Puerto Rico in Medical Secretary with Coding and Billing. She has been working hard for her family to have a brilliant future. She considers herself as a strong successful woman.

Elisanette Ortiz has more than 12 years experience with insurance, referral, authorization and with patients any age. Mrs. Ortiz cares about patient safety and satisfation and she is currently the office manager at MG Medical Center.

As a member of MG Medical Center, Mrs. Ortiz she is committed to improve the perspective of healthcare system with her service and she is committed to making the healthcare of our patient her priority educating patient and treating them with empathy and compassion.