Yanira Serralta was born in Cuba and raised in Finland. She attended School for Advanced Studies high school and graduated with honors. For her undergraduate studies in Florida International University, she majored in political science and pre-med. She was also on the Dean’s list for several consecutive years. After graduating from the Miami-Dade College Physician Assistant program in 2010, she has maintained her certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and was part of the official Miami Ironman 70.3 medical team in 2012.
Her lifetime involvement in athletics allows her to relate with many of the patient’s we see and their desire to return to their activities in a prompt manner. Yanira’s hobbies include skiing, weight lifting and golf.