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About Laura Nieves, MD, MPH, FACP
Laura Nieves, MD, is a board-certified physician providing primary care through United Medical Doctors. She is a member of UC San Diego Health Physician Network.
UC San Diego Health Physician Network is an alliance of health care providers based in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties. Members of the network collaborate on developing shared systems, infrastructure and quality initiatives to provide high-value health care in the region.
As a primary care physician, Dr. Nieves provides preventive care and treatment of acute and chronic diseases and injuries for adults. She served as an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine before entering private practice in Virginia. Prior to joining United Medical Doctors, Dr. Nieves worked in private practice in Corona, Calif. where she was a site director and assistant professor of medicine for the Riverside Community Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program. She also was selected to the city of Corona's "Top 40 Under 40 Award."
Dr. Nieves completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and earned her medical degree and master's degree in public health at Ponce Health Sciences University in Puerto Rico. She is board certified in internal medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP). Dr. Nieves is fluent in Spanish.
In her free time, Dr. Nieves enjoys traveling, decorating, gardening and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
For more information, visit United Medical Doctors.
- Ponce Health Sciences University, Ponce, Puerto Rico
- University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
- Internal Medicine
- This provider is an affiliate of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network but is not employed by UC San Diego Health.