(From left to right) Dr. Gloria Gerstner, (President) Dr. David Gonzales (Secretary/Treasurer), Dr. Santiago Macias, Dr. Valerie Romero-Leggott (Vice-President), Kim Benavidez, MS III, and Dr. Leonora Lopez.

About Us

The New Mexico Hispanic Medical Association (NMHMA) is a private not-for-profit organization that has been in existence since 1989. Our mission is to make healthcare accessible and affordable to all New Mexicans. We do this by:

  • Offering affordable healthcare to the medically uninsured with the New Mexico Medical Card,

  • Encouraging and assisting citizens interested in pursuing a career in New Mexico healthcare,

  • Providing scholarships to students that have made a commitment to provide healthcare in New Mexico,

  • Advocating for healthcare policy that increases access and affordability, and,

  • Providing charitable healthcare at community health fairs and other events,

  • Providing continuing medical education to healthcare professionals with an emphasis on conditions facing the medically uninsured and underserved

Current Board Members:

Gloria Gerstner, DPM

Romero-Leggott, MD

David Gonzales, MD

Mario Pacheco, MD

Michael Montoya, MD

Concha Paz, MD

Pablo Vigil, MD

Charles Maestas, MD

Anthony Vigil, MD

Roland Sanchez, MD

George-Lucero, MD

Martin Guerrero, MD

Santiago Macias, MD
Past President

Leonora Lopez, MD

Martin Ruiz, MD

Umar Malik, MS I

Evan Fogha, MS I