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Cardiovascular Advanced Practice Providers

Andrea Rodriguez, FNP-C

Andrea Rodriguez is a certified family nurse practitioner, originally from California. She graduated from San Diego State University with her BSN in 2010. She worked as a cardiac nurse prior to going back to school to receive her Masters degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. Andrea enjoys caring for patients with different cardiac conditions with an emphasis on primary prevention. Andrea is a wife and mother of two very active little boys. She loves spending her free time with her friends and family.

Cecilia Allen, PA-C

Cecilia Allen, PA-C graduated from the University of Texas with a BA in English. She worked in publishing as a production assistant, technical writer, and assistant editor until she decided to return to school to become a Physician Assistant. She completed the 3-year program at the School of Allied Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she graduated with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree. She received certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in 2009 and later that year began working in the Cardiology Department at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. She joined LoneStar Heart and Vascular in 2021, having previously worked with Dr. Bose and Dr. Wyatt. She is passionate about cardiology. She works primarily in the inpatient setting, not only to care for and treat patients, but also to educate patients so they may play an active role in their own healing and health.

Lauren Boyd, PA-C

Lauren Boyd, PA-C is a certified physician assistant and a New Braunfels native. She is a proud Texas A&M University graduate, followed by a master’s degree of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Texas Health Science Center - Fort Worth. She has a passion for treating cardiac conditions and special interest in managing venous disorders. Her skills include venous ablation therapy. Church community has been a lifelong commitment - her mission work spans the globe, including trips to Peru, Honduras, Thailand, and Argentina. She loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoying a cup of coffee on the banks of the Comal river.

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