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Dr. Ana D. Finch Mateo, MD, Cardiologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Ana D. Finch Mateo, MD

Cardiologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Cardiology

Calle Cocordia #8123 Ponce PR, 00717

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Ana D. Finch, MD, is a well-versed pediatric cardiologist who diagnoses and treats patients at her private practice in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where she has been practicing since 1985. Furthermore, she is the Director of the Department of Echocardiography at the Cardiovascular Institute at San Lucas Hospital (Hospital Episcopal San Lucas) in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Dr. Finch has an impressive professional journey that spans thirty-four years and has expanse knowledge. Her expertise covers the treatment of congenital diseases and arrythmia in children, including supraventricular tachycardia. Dr Finch states that she got her inspiration to become a physician from her father, who was a physician, and her mother, who was a nurse. She expressed an interest early on to be involved in the healing of children and help people through some of their hardest times.

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Education and Training

Escuela de Medicina San Juan Bautista Medical Degree 1979

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Pediatric Cardiology

Professional Memberships

  • Medication Safety Officers Society  

Residency

  • Hospital Episcopal San Lucas Pediatrics  1982
  • Hospital Episcopal San Lucas (Pediatrics)

Fellowships

  • Kaleida Health System – John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Buffalo Pediatric Cardiology  1985

Fellowships

  • Kaleida Health (Pediatric Cardiology)

Professional Society Memberships

  • Medication Safety Officers Society

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Grew up around medicine father was a physician and mother was a nurse so exposed early on. Always wanted to be a part of the healing process and help people through some of their hardest times. Always found the heart interested and passionate about children.Faith guided her. Enjoys the puzzle of the field she is in. Critical thinking and prepared for anything (stays on toes)

Dr. Ana D. Finch Mateo, MD's Practice location

Dr. Ana Finch, MD

Calle Cocordia #8123 -
Ponce, PR 00717
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Get to know Pediatric Cardiologist Dr. Ana D. Finch, who serves patients in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

A highly respected pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Finch diagnoses and treats patients at her private practice in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where she has been practicing since 1996. Furthermore, she is the Director of the Department of Echocardiography at the Cardiovascular Institute at San Lucas Hospital (Hospital Episcopal San Lucas). 

A native to the area, Dr. Finch has been serving the parents of Puerto Rico in search of help for their children with supraventricular tachycardia, congenital heart defects, and other heart conditions for several years. Her mission is to evaluate and treat the many adolescents and teenagers with congenital heart problems or arrhythmia. She is also highly skilled at diagnosing and treating infants born with a heart defect.

With over 35 years of achievements in her field, Dr. Finch states that she got her inspiration to become a physician from her father, who was a physician, and her mother, who was a nurse. She expressed an interest early on to be involved in the healing of children and help people through some of their hardest times.

Her successful medical career began with a medical degree from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, a private medical school in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She then went on to complete a pediatric internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Ponce. She continued with a pediatric residency at Ponce District Hospital in 1988. She completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, New York and completed her residency in echocardiography at the University of Alabama. Additionally, she is a member of the Medication Safety Officers Society.

Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians who specialize in cardiology. They treat diseases and abnormalities of the heart and circulatory system in children. They practice in a variety of medical settings, including children’s hospitals, university medical centers, large community hospitals, as well as private offices throughout the country.

For her dedication to medicine, passion to help children; and for achieving excellence in patient care, Dr. Finch has been listed among other top physicians and has been granted the prestigious title as a 2019 “Patient Preferred Pediatric Cardiologist.”

With a grasp on research and advancements in her field, she has her work published in medical and professional healthcare journals such as: The importance of fetal echocardiography in the detection and management of congenital cardiac malformations.

Enjoying the puzzle of the field she is in, Dr. Finch attributes her success to her guiding faith, her critical thinking skills, and her ability to be prepared for anything.

Additional Information

Ana D. Finch Mateo, MD, is a Highly Respected Pediatric Cardiologist with Hospital Episcopal San Lucas in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Ana D. Finch, MD, is a well-versed pediatric cardiologist who diagnoses and treats patients at her private practice in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where she has been practicing since 1985. Furthermore, she is the Director of the Department of Echocardiography at the Cardiovascular Institute at San Lucas Hospital (Hospital Episcopal San Lucas) in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Dr. Finch has an impressive professional journey that spans thirty-four years and has expanse knowledge. Her expertise covers the treatment of congenital diseases and arrythmia in children, including supraventricular tachycardia. Dr Finch states that she got her inspiration to become a physician from her father, who was a physician, and her mother, who was a nurse. She expressed an interest early on to be involved in the healing of children and help people through some of their hardest times. For more information about Dr. Ana D. Finch Mateo, please visit https://www.sanlucaspr.org/en.

Ana D. Finch, MD, attended San Juan Bautista School of Medicine (Escuela de Medicina San Juan Bautista) in Caguas, PR, and received her medical degree in 1979. Furthermore, she conducted her pediatric residency at the Hospital Episcopal San Lucas/San Lucas Hospital Ponce, Puerto Rico (1979-1982). In addition, Dr. Finch completed her fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Kaleida Health System - John R. Oishei Children's Hospital Buffalo, NY (1985). She remains a member of the Medication Safety Officers Society (MSOS). Dr. Finch Mateo is also a published author in peer-reviewed journals, with titles including “The importance of fetal echocardiography in the detection and management of congenital cardiac malformations.” Dr. Finch always found the heart interested and was passionate about children. She enjoys the puzzle of the field she is in. Also, she attributes her success to her faith that guided her, her critical thinking skills, and being prepared for anything. For more information about Dr. Ana D. Finch, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3432004-Ana-Finch-Cardiologist-Pediatric.

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