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Maria Paredes, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Maria Paredes, PA-C Office and Other Patient Information

Advanced Practice Providers

Nurse Practitioners (APRNs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) are an important part of the Baptist Health team and help us increase timely access to care.

You'll see these advanced practice providers caring for patients in a variety of medical specialties at doctor's offices, hospitals, outpatient centers and emergency rooms. They have advanced medical education and work closely with physicians to diagnose and treat patients, and even prescribe medication.

Maria Paredes, PA-C Biography and Info

Maria A. Paredes, PA-C moved to Jacksonville over a decade ago after completing her physician assistant studies in Mobile, Alabama. Maria listens intently to better understand you and your health concerns. She takes the time to get to know you and your family's health history in order to develop personalized treatment plans that empower you to take an active role in your individual health journey. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Preventive Care
  • School and Sports Physicals
  • Wellness Education
  • Chronic Disease Management

About Me

I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, but Jacksonville has been my home for over a decade now. When I am not working, my focus is on my family, spending time with my husband, my two daughters and working out. I am passionate about preventive medicine and educating patients on the importance of lifestyle choices in maintaining good health and longevity.


  • Physician Assistant


  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (Physician Assistant)


  • English
  • Spanish

Legal Practice Name

  • Baptist Primary Care Inc

Ages Treated

  • Toddler
  • Adolescent
  • Teen
  • Adult
  • Senior

Maria Paredes, PA-C Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Master's Degree in Physician Assistant - Graduate

    University of South Alabama