Natalia grew up in Los Angeles and completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Cal State Northridge.
During her undergraduate studies, she spent several years working in a research lab studying the cognitive and behavior effects of various forms of dementia. She later attended Touro University in Vallejo, California where she earned dual Master degrees in Physician Assistant studies and Public Health in 2012. After graduation, she worked for several years in a Family Practice clinic before joining United Gastroenterologists in 2015.
Natalia is a member of the California Association of Physician Assistants as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She has a passion for working with people of all backgrounds and believes in evaluating patients as a whole, while keeping in mind the community in which they live. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, hiking, and traveling with her family.