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About our Medical Staff

Melinda Brooks, FNP, MSN

With a general focus on family medicine and primary care for all ages, Melinda Brooks specializes in women’s health, well-baby exams, diabetes management, wound care, children’s sports and wellness exams, management of depression and anxiety, and vaccinations. 

A native of Las Cruces, Brooks began her career as a nurse in 1992 and said she chose to pursue an education in family practice as a nurse practitioner to provide care for the families in her home state. Her role as a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner allows her to give back to the community that is very near to her heart.

Brooks earned her Bachelor’s in Nursing from New Mexico State University, her Master’s in Nursing from Regis University in Denver, CO, and received her Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

German Fierro Perez, MD

Dr. Fierro Perez is a father of 8 children who has been serving New Mexicans since his arrival to the state in 2010 -- and the area now feels like home to him. A bilingual physician, Dr. Fierro Perez focuses on offering compassionate care joined with evidence-based medicine as he makes a difference in people's lives.

He specializes in newborn care, well-child exams, pediatric primary care, asthma care, sports physicals and same-day sick appointments.

"It is both a joy and honor for me to serve the pediatric population of Southern New Mexico," he said.

Edna Juarez, MD

Dr. Juarez was born and raised in Mexico and speaks both English and Spanish fluently. She is an extremely knowledgeable physician and she prides herself on being a strong patient advocate. She strives to ensure her patients understand treatments, medications, and outcomes. This approach allows for the best, most attainable results. Dr. Juarez relishes in establishing good relationships with her patients and their families. Thorough physical exams, coupled with follow-up and solid communication is important to her style of care and to successful outcomes.

Education
Medical School - Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Residency - Internal Medicine Residency, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, University Medical Center, Lubbock Texas
Fellowship - Endocrinology Fellowship at Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico D.F.

Family HealthCare Center - Sonoma

Our medical and tech staff at the Family HealthCare Center Sonoma offer compassionate care and years of experience in family medicine for patients of all ages.