Ana Cintron, MD
Dr. Ana V. Cintron is a Board-Certified Physiatrist currently working as Attending Physician in the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She received her medical degree in the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, completed her Internship Program (Internal Medicine) in St. Luke’s Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis, and her Residency Program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the VA Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, Puerto Rico. For the past 22 years she has been an Assistant Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine of the University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine. She has remained active in academic medicine, serving as PM&R Residency Program Director from 2006-2015. Dr. Cintron’s areas of expertise are Amputation Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. She has been the Chair for the Amputation Care Clinics since 2003 and Medical Director for the San Juan VA Polytrauma Amputation Network System since 2013. She has also dedicated her practice to the field of Sports Medicine, being a member of the Executive Board of the Puerto Rico Sports Medicine Federation for more than 15 years, serving as President from 2011 to 2015. She worked directly with the PR Olympic Committee Track & Field Federation, as member of the Technical Committee and Vice-President for Women’s Track & Field Affairs from 2004-2008. She has served as part of the Medical Committee of several Track & Field organizations including the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) (1996-2002), Central American & Caribbean Athletic Confederation (2002-present) and is the current chair for the Scientific Committee of the Pan-American Confederation of Sports Medicine. Dr. Cintrón has also served as Medical Director of multiple National & International meets, including the yearly PR Inter-collegiate Sports Festival and the 2010 Central American & Caribbean Games celebrated in Mayaguez, PR. She has been one of the Team Physicians for the Puerto Rico National Team in international meets including Central American, Pan-American and recently the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.