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Afsha Somani, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Professional statement

Ms. Afsha Somani is a skilled nurse practitioner serving the community of San Antonio, TX. Ms. Somani attended the University of Texas, San Antonio, where she received her master’s in family nursing. She obtained her bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Austin. Ms. Somani practices at MedFirst Primary Care. She is a multilingual communicator who can converse in English, Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati, and basic Spanish, which makes her skilled in building and strengthening relationships with diverse populations. She is an active member of the Texas Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing. Ms. Somani’s philosophy of patient care is based on compassion, efficacy, and teamwork. She focuses on giving patients the highest quality of care while guaranteeing their participation in managing their own medical condition.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Nurse Practitioner

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Education and training

  • University of Texas, San Antonio, Master's in Family Nursing
  • University of Texas, Austin (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing

Awards and publications

  • Patel, D. I., Meling, V., Somani, A., Larrotta, D., & Byrd, D. A. (2017). Summer undergraduate nursing research experience: Implementing a mentor-based research program for minority nursing undergraduates. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(7), 37.
  • Somani, A., Larrotta, D., Meling, V., Byrd, D.A., & Patel, D.I. Enhancing undergraduate research experiences. Poster session presented at: Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement; 2016 September 2-4; San Antonio, TX.
  • Somani, A., Larrotta, D., Meling, V., Byrd, D.A, & Patel, D.I. Enhancing undergraduate research experiences. Poster session presented at: Western Institute of Nursing’s 50th Annual Communication Nursing Research Conference; 2017 April 19-22; Denver, CO.
  • University of Texas, Austin, TX - University Honors

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Gujarati

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1578075024

Office locations

MedFirst Primary Care

525 Oak Centre Drive, Suite 350

San Antonio, TX 78258

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I made a new patient appt due to not having a pcp and the allergies really got to me. I used the app to make an appointment for same day and had a great experience. She was very professional and gavegood information and advice on how to deal with my illness. She was very friendly and I will definitely have no problem seeing her again.
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Extremely satisfied with first consultation.
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She is a very patient NP, and she made me feel very comfortable when telling her medical information, and asking questions. I’m generally a very nervous person when it comes to going to the doctor, but her professionalism was very calming for me. I highly recommend.
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NP Somani was absolutely wonderful. I was seen almost immediately and she was very engaged in my visit. Not only did she spend time on asking questions and listening to me for the reason I was there, but she addressed twoother issues that she saw through my health history paperwork. I will definitely be seeing her again. I can't recommend her enough.
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NP Somani was great!! She was professional and listened to every single one of my concerns. I was seen very quickly yet thoroughly. I was given a printout of how to treat my condition. Will be seeing her again.
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She was very professional, timely and helpful. She was very thorough. Highly recommend her!
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