At the Center for Adult Medicine and Preventive Care, we strive to treat health issues and provide long-term relief for patients with disease management. We believe that preventive care is crucial to helping patients avoid the worst of certain diseases and conditions. The longer people avoid seeking treatment, the worse the condition will get. We can customize the treatment to the patient’s individual needs as well.
We also focus on building the foundation of a healthy lifestyle for patients. We can help to set the groundwork of lifestyle changes early on. By doing so, patients will be less susceptible to certain diseases or conditions. However, healthy living cannot prevent everything. With our regular checkups and preventive care, we can help our patients remain healthy.
Dr. Carlos A. Tejeda graduated in 1998 from Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) with Cum Laude honors. He did his rural service in Dominican Republic at El Pedregal Health Dispensary, Santo Domingo North District. He did his Internal Medicine residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center where he continued his career as a faculty attending. During his tenure at BLHC he served as medical director at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center’s Fulton Division clinic and Tiffany clinic, both in the Bronx. He started the Center for Adult Medicine and Preventive Care in September 15, 2008 and is since then affiliated with St. Mary’s General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Tejeda is Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). Dr. Tejeda has been appointed as the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at St. Mary’s General Hospital.
APN-C, MA, BSN
Luz Maria Meneses APN-BC, BSN has worked in the heathcare profession over 26 years. She received her BSN in Nursing from Seton Hall University. In 2001, she graduated from New York University earning her Master Degree and obtaining her board certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She has been a part of CAMP’s health care providers since 2010. Ms Meneses brings into the practice her knowledge of critical care nursing and adult primary care. She is committed to practice quality evidenced based medicine and serve the community with her knowledge and skills. Ms Meneses is fluent in Spanish and hopes to make a positive impact not only in the Spanish speaking community but with every patient that becomes a part of CAMP.
Corina Baez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. At a very early age, her desire and passion led her to study medicine. With almost six years in medical studies, validating a Bachelor's in medical studies in the United States. After that, she started at the University of Nebrija, Spain with studies in Nutrition and Dietetics. At the same institution, she became certified as a Nutrition Coach. Moreover, she did an internship at Cook for Your Life in New York, developing neutropenic diets for patients with cancer in pre and post-treatment stages. She worked as a nutritionist in a Gynecology office with Dr Gallego in Hackensack, NJ and in Manhattan, NY. Mrs Baez is also certified as a Paraprofessional Diabetes Level 2 as a diabetic educator. Currently working as a Care Coordinator and Nutrition Counselor for patients with chronic diseases associated with overweight and obesity at the Center for Adult Medicine & Preventive Care and collaborates with institutions such as ASPHIA and the American Heart Association. Her primary interest is to focus on immunological nutrition, promoting healthy lifestyle, and optimal gut microbiota.
Jennifer Dietsch was born in Puerto Rico and Raised in Dominican Republic, where she obtained a bachelor in Marketing in 1997. As a marketing professional she worked in Dominican Republic in advertising, operation management and as a brand manager of a massive consumption product. In 2002 she immigrated to USA, worked for 5 year in sales at Verizon Telecom, while completing her MBA (Master in Bussines) from NYIT. As a CAMP founder she has always been involved in every project of expansion and growth from the managerial perspective. CAMP is a project that was born from the desire of her and Dr. Tejeda to bring to the community, especially the Hispanic community, a medical center where the patients are treated with compassion and love through quality of care, prevention and education. In her free time she is involved in some foundations that help the ones in need, through health missions and fundraising. She is also very active in church and enjoys spending time and traveling with her family.