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Paula Abrahao, MD

Hospitalist

Paula Abrahao, MD is a Health First hospitalist. Her professional interests include chronic medicine, diabetes, hypertension, and preventive medicine.

Dr. Abrahao was born and raised in Brazil and knew at a very young age that she wanted to be a physician, She states that visiting her pediatrician as a child is what sparked her interests in the medical field and the desire to help people. She also had a desire to travel and explore new cultures and decided to attend medical school at the University of Monterrey in Mexico. Upon completion of her internship in Mexico, she knew she ultimately wanted to practice in the United States and to be closer to family who relocated to Florida during her time in medical school. She completed her residency in pediatrics and internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.

After her residency, Dr. Abrahao moved to florida to be closer to her family. She was very attracted to the Melbourne Beach area and therefore chose to live in Brevard county. After her move, Dr. Abrahao decided to become an internist and then later on decided to become a hospitalist physician.

Medical School

University of Monterrey
Monterrey, Nuevo
Leon, Mexico

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX

Internship

Christus Muguerza Hospital
Nuevo Leon, Mexico