Veronica Maria Pimentel, MD, MS, FACOG
Dr. Pimentel is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, fellowship-trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is a clinician, an educator and a researcher.
Dr. Pimentel was born in the Islands of Cabo Verde. She moved to the United States as a young teenager and learned to speak Spanish before she became fluent in English. She has lived and studied in Paris, France and conducted medical research in Cabo Verde and Rwanda.
Dr. Pimentel is a rising community leader and budding philanthropist. She is the founder of Cape-Verdean – American Medical Alliance (CV-AMA) and Cape Verdeans to Know (CV2Know). Dr. Pimentel was featured at HartfordBusiness.com and CaboVerde Network.
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FELLOWSHIP: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
RESIDENCY: Boston University Medical Center
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
GRADUATE SCHOOL: Purdue University
UNDERGRADUATE: University of Connecticut
ACADEMIC HONORS (Selected)
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Spanish, Portuguese, French, English and Cape Verdean Criolo
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Pimentel VM, Jiang X, Mandavilli S, Umenyi Nwana C, Schnatz PF. Prevalence of high-risk cervical human papillomavirus and squamous intraepithelial lesion in Nigeria. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease. 2013 Apr;17(2): 203-209. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23343701
Pimentel, VM, Eckhardt, M. More than Interpreters Needed: Specialized Obstetric Care of the Pregnant Immigrant Patient. Obstetrics Gynecology Survey. 2014 Aug;69(8):490-500. Cited in PubMed: PMID: 25144612
Wagner, A., Pimentel, V.M., Eckhardt, M. (2014). Antenatal Care. In N. Gupta, B. Nelson, J. Kasper, P.L. Hibberd (Ed.). The Mass General Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatric Global Health. Willowick, OH. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.