Our Providers

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Education

        Doctor of Medicine at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, (1986). Also received B.S. in Biology, (1982). He completed his pediatric residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, IL.

Work Experience

        Dr. Soberano has been a practicing pediatrician for 19 years. He has been CEO of SAPA since 2003 opening our current location off CR 210 in 2006. He is also the Medical Director at Florida School for the Deaf & Blind - Pediatric Developmental Clinic.

Additional Information

        Dr. Soberano has a daughter attending school at University of Florida and a son who is a medical intern. His wife, Dr. Celeste Soberano, practices Internal Medicine at an office in Southside.

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Education

        Dr. Malacaman took Bacheror of Science in Zoology for her undergraduate degree and received her medical degree (M.D.) from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She finished her Pediatric Residency from Rush Children's Hospital in Chicago, Illinois in 1997. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and a member/fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Work Experience

        Dr. Malacaman has been a practicing pediatrician since 1997. She had her solo practice in Ohio before moving to Florida in 2006 and joined St. Augustine Pediatrics.

Additional Information

        She is married to Dr. Anthony Malacaman who is board certified in Internal Medicine Doctor and is practicing as a Hospitalist at Baptist Medical Center South. They are blessed with two wonderful girls, Alyssa and Ashley.



Education

        Dr. VanBennekom grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Allegheny College for her undergraduate degree. She received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics from the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She is board certified in pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Work Experience

        As a Lieutenant Commander, Dr. VanBennekom served in the US Navy and practiced in Japan, Jacksonville and Virginia. She has been a member of SAPA since 2006.

Additional Information

        Dr. VanBennekom is married and has two children: Olivia and Alex. Her husband, Jason, is a board-certified Ob/Gyn.

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Education

Work Experience

        Jennifer started out at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL as RN in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology department from 1993 to 1997, then at PICU from 1997 to 1999. After receiving her ARNP degree she was employed with Rose Pediatrics in Denver, CO from 1999 to 2006. She has been with SAPA since 2006.

Additional Information

        Jennifer and her husband John have 3 wonderful children, a daughter and twin boys. She plans on returning to school in the near future to complete her doctorate degree.



Education

        Victoria grew up in Jacksonville, FL and graduated from Bishop Kenny High School. She attended the University of Florida receiving a Bachelors in Psychology with High Honors in 1996, and then a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies in 1999 from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Work Experience

        Victoria is Board Certified and has practiced at Lake Butler Family Practice, Doctor's Inlet Pediatrics and Children's Medical Center Pediatrics in MacClenny, Florida for 11 years.

Additional Information

        Victoria has 3 children who attend San Juan Del Rio Catholic School. She is an active member of San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church. She speaks Spanish and is a 2nd generation Cuban. Her husband, Jason Miller, practices civil trial law at Morgan & Morgan.



Education

        Amy grew up in Jacksonville, Fl and graduated from Stanton College Preparatory School. She received an Associate in Nursing Degree in 1996 from Florida Community College at Jacksonville and then enrolled in the fast-track ASN to MSN program at the University of Florida while working full-time and graduated with both her BSN and MSN in 2000. Amy returned to UF in 2010 earning a post-graduate certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and worked at Wolfson Children's Hospital in the NICU for several years before returning to primary care.

Work Experience

        Amy is Board Certified as both a Pediatric and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. She has worked in Pediatric Primary Care at several practices around Jacksonville for the past 15 years. She joined SAPA in 2015 and continues to work part-time in the Neonatal ICU's at Baptist, Orange Park, Memorial and St. Vincent's hospitals. She travels to Baptist South during the week to examine the newborns in our practice.

Additional Information

        Amy and her husband Robert have two girls, Gabby and Emma. She enjoys going to the beach, attending concerts, traveling with her family and is active in her church, The Crossing in Julington Creek.