Maria Lena Afxendiou is a board-certified advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) at Orlando Health Cancer Institute. She has worked in Central Florida since 2015 in primary care, behavioral health and hospital settings and has experience in:
Maria’s duties include:
- Administering infusion treatments
- Ordering and interpreting lab tests
- Coordinating appointments and treatment
- Making sure patients understand their diagnoses and available health options
Maria received her Master of Science in nursing (MSN) from the University of Tampa. She attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando for her Bachelor of Science in nursing.
Maria is certified as an APRN by the Florida Board of Nursing. She is also certified as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP-C) with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, a designation for nurse practitioners who care for patients from the time they enter adulthood and as they continue to age.