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787-488-4171 (Santurce) or 787-468-2966 (Culebra)
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Currently, we maintained collaborative agreements with the following organizations:
The relantionship with different community groups, allow us to monitor and to evaluate the needs of the communities that make up the Santurce area. Such as: Barrio Obrero, Cantera, Los Frailes, Villa Palmera, among other sectors. As part of our alliances, we will bring you health fairs, seminars, and preventive educational orientations, which will contribute in the improvement of the physical and emotional quality life of these sectors.
HealthproMed offers free transportation, to those who need to get to our facilities, and do not have the means to do so on their own. To receive more information about our transportation routes and service hours, please call: 787-268-4171
HealthproMed’s Pharmacy (CCB Pharmacy) is proud to assist every patient not only to fill their prescription requests, but also to discuss medication side effects and medication interactions. Our staffs works hard to bring effective and affordable medications to our patients under the federal 340b program. This program enables HealthproMed to deliver lower cost medications to our patients.
In our pharmacy you will find a wide variety of medicines, essential items, and pharmaceutical services to complement the medical treatments.
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Phone Number: 787-268-4171
2018 Borinquen Avenue, Santurce, Puerto Rico
HealthproMed offers primary medical services to low income people or who do not have a healthcare plan. However, it is also welcomed persons with health insurances who want to receive a diversity of medical services at the same place.
Among the primaries and integrated ancillary services that we offer, we also have:
General Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Pharmaceutical Care Clinic
The board of directors is constituted by residents of the Santurce area, and voluntary professionals that stand out for their leadership and an extensive compromise to their communities. The diversity of experiences, and knowledge that this group possesses, are constituted by public policy, education, health and business knowledge. The Board of Directors is made up of the following volunteers:
Javier Matos Valenzuela, president
Sonia Laviena, Treasurer
Lourdes Lorenzana, Member
Monica De Jesús, Member
Elba Marín Encarnación, Member
Germán Meléndez, Member
Carmen Torres, Member
Maritza Espinosa, Member
Our professional medical and administrative team consists of approximately one hundred employees, all committed to provide an outstanding medical services. Likewise, they will constantly evaluate the community and the patient’s primary medical needs. As a result, HealthproMed is proud to encourage the moral values of commitment and humanism that each and every one of our patients deserves.
Ms. Julia Vélez, MHSA, Executive Director
Ms. Julia Vélez has more than twenty-five years of experience within the healthcare field. Vélez conducted her college studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. She completed a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a Master Degree in Health Services Administration. In 2010, the “Comite Noviembre” Foundation awarded Vélez for her outstanding work with the Puerto Rican communities. As well, she had an outstanding role as a pivotal member in different organizations such as: “El Colegio de Administradores de Servicios de Salud”, among others organizations. Last year, Vélez was selected as President of the board of directors for the Primary Healthcare Association of Puerto Rico.
Dr. Héctor Villanueva, Chief Medical Director.
Forover twenty five years, Dr. Héctor Villanueva has worked on the Belaval Health Center, now known as HealthproMed. In the last twelve years, Dr. Villanueva has been the Medical Director of the aforementioned organization. Dr. Villanueva, who is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine; completed his pediatric internship and residency in the Caguas Regional Hospital. During his professional career, Dr. Villanueva has been the recipient of awards, such as: “Regional Administrator of the Year “given by the US Health Department. Currently, Dr. Villanueva is an active member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Directors Association of Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rican Pediatric Association, and the Association of Medical Graduates of the University of Puerto Rico.
At the present, HealthproMed is located on 44 Pedro Marquez street. The services provide to our patients on a daily basis are:
Adults Medicine Clinic (Monday to Friday 8:00a.m.- 4:00p.m.)
Walk-in Clinic (Monday to Friday 8:00a.m.- 4:00p.m.)
Pediatrics (Thursday 8:00a.m.- 3:00p.m.)
Gynecological Services (Friday 8:00a.m.- 12:00p.m.)
HealthproMed is the only 330 center within the metropolitan area, which provides primary healthcare services to the Santurce community, and the neighboring sectors. At HealthproMed, our services are designed to meet the needs of our community. We provide comprehensive services including:
Adults Medicine Clinic
Obstetrics / Gynecological Services
Healthy Schools Program
For more than fifty years, HealthproMed has always guaranteed the accessibility of primary medical services to people without health insurance, across its health centers in San Juan, and Culebra.
Our organization, previously known as IPA 508-Belaval, started as a Diagnostic & Treatment Center (DTC), established by San Juan municipality. Afterwards, HealthproMed acquired a federal subvention under Section 330 of the Public Healthcare Law, reshaping the DTC into a Community Health Center.
At the present, we still committed in providing high quality, expedited access and cost efficient medical services to improve the health of our communities. As a result, we are providing services at a forty four thousand square feet structure, which have new equipment and technologies, in order to deliver exceptional attention and care to our patients.
HealthproMed was created as a nonprofit organization, which is an integral part of a network of primary medical services of the federal government, under Section 330. Our organization revolves around an integrated healthcare framework, designed for low income people or in need of a healthcare plan. Among the medical services that our organization provides to the community are: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology, as well as other several services.
Federal Tort Claims Act
HealthproMed is a state licensed and independent Community Health Center, led by an independent board of directors. However, this health center is also a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). HRSA – FTCA – Health Center Policy Manual
Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Extended Hours: 4:00 – 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 12:00pm
Phone Consultation: 787-919-3919
Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Phone Consultation: 787-919-3919
Avenida Borinquen 2011, Santurce, Puerto Rico
Pedro Marquez #44, Culebra,
As part of our organizational process, HealthproMed will put together several alliances and collaborated agreements with locality groups, and healthcare providers, with the sole purpose to reach out more people, and bring our medical services to those who cannot reach us.