Merlinda Hawkins is a medical professional with community roots. She is a proud graduate of New Mexico State University where she has earned her Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in Nursing. Merlinda has worked with the local hospitals and clinics in Las Cruces, New Mexico and is excited to bring a new face and skill set to the El Paso community.

During her 15-year nursing career, Merlinda has served in many roles in women's health including antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum nursing, supervising and managing gynecology clinics, providing oncology care coordination, and serving as a Gynecology Nurse Practitioner for women of all ages.

She plays an active role in the newly founded Black Nurses Association holding a Vice-President role. Merlinda believes that patients should be a part of their care team and have an open voice and opinion to assist in managing their care. 



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Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Office Locations

El Paso Maternal Fetal Medicine - East
10175 Gateway Blvd West
Suite 210
El Paso, TX 79925
Phone: (512) 975-8676
Fax: (915) 975-8683