Glenda Lee Martinez is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Hewell Kids Kidney Center, specializing in outpatient pediatric nephrology. Her areas of expertise include:
- Caring for patients with chronic kidney disease and other renal conditions
- Managing outpatient dialysis patients
- Providing post-transplant care
- Ordering and interpreting lab tests
- Collaborating with physicians on assessing, diagnosing and treating complex medical problems
Glenda has more than 15 years of healthcare experience. She believes that being a mother helps her better connect with her young patients and their parents while delivering compassionate, high-quality care.
Glenda received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in Orlando. She earned her master’s in nursing from Chamberlain University in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Before working in the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer kidney center, Glenda spent several years caring for infants and new mothers as a registered nurse in neonatal intensive care and mother/baby units.
She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is licensed as an APRN and RN in Florida. Her professional memberships include the American Nephrology Nurses Association and American Society of Nephrology.
She is fluent in English and Spanish.