Dr. Jessica Altamirano received her medical degree from the Universidad Catolica Santiago de Guayaquil in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Her foreign training, which exposed her to learning about tropical illnesses and other endemic infections of the region, was fundamental in carving out her interest in infectious diseases. After graduating from medical school, she worked for a year as a House physician in the Clinical Immunology/HIV department at Jackson Memorial Hospital and received the award of Fellow of the Year. She completed her medical internship and residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami and followed her passion by pursuing an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami. After completing her training, she worked in private practice and has now started her own practice with the mission to continue providing compassionate and patient-centered care. Dr. Altamirano is currently a fellow of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. She strives to deliver an integrative plan of care to her patients and empower them with tools and guidance to achieve health and overall wellness.