Tampa Prep Faculty

Dr. Leyla Aponte

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Science

Contact Information

Email
(Primary)
School Phone
813.251.8481   x4237
Room
2105/3209

Education

Degree(s)
Ponce School of Medicine, M.D.

Other Information

Employed Since
2013
Biography
I come from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Born and raised in a Latin country, my life has been full of music, dancing and good food. Most of my education, including my Doctorate in Allopathic Medicine, was completed in my home country. In 1995, I moved to Tampa and joined USF College of Medicine’s residency program to specialize in Internal Medicine. Once finished, I worked as a physician for several years, but decided to put a pause in my career to stay at home with my three children. Now that they have grown, I am delighted to be a part of Tampa Preparatory School teaching AP Biology.

Science has been an essential part of my life. I made a successful career by learning and fully understanding biology. This knowledge allows me to comprehend the nature of living organisms and how to relate to the living aspects of the physical world. Now, I have the opportunity to teach that knowledge here at Tampa Prep.