Yurley Angarita is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She was born and raised in Bucaramanga, Colombia. She recently joined First Primary Care after working at a traditional family practice clinic. She realized that she wanted to work in an environment that shared her passion and commitment to promoting patients’ rights for better access to quality healthcare and providing personalized and professional medical care.
Before coming to the states, Yurley volunteered in Colombia providing assistance and education to underserved and underrepresented communities, schools, orphanages, public hospitals, and nursing homes. This inspired her to start a career in the medical field. She moved to the US in 2003 to live with her sister and to begin her education at Texas State University.
Yurley earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas in Austin and completed her Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She worked throughout her education and has worked in the healthcare system for over 10 years. She is passionate when it comes to serving and advocating for her patients’ needs.
Yurley speaks Spanish and English fluently. She embraces multiculturalism and is excited to learn about other cultures and backgrounds. She enjoys relationships with close friends who live in different places around the world.
In her free time, Yurley enjoys attending church and spending quality time with her family and friends. She loves cooking, baking, salsa dancing, watching movies, traveling, and exercising. She is excited to be part of this amazing team that is making positive changes in the American healthcare system and providing excellent medical care.