Education & TrainingMedical School: Far Eastern University (Philippines) - 1995
Residency: Brookdale Hospital Medical Center - 1999-2003
Residency: Staten Island University Hospital - 2000-2001
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center - 2005-2008
Dr. Stella is the practice medical director at Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Specialists of Boca Raton, part of the Mednax family. In addition to her
administrative leadership, Dr. Stella provides specialty care for women
with high-risk pregnancies.
Dr. Stella is double board-certified in general Obstetrics and Gynecology
and the subspecialty of Maternal-Fetal Medicine by the American Board
of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also a Fellow of the American College
of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Dr. Stella has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has
received multiple awards and honors for her research. She is considered
an expert in preeclampsia, preterm labor, thrombophilia and proteomic
technology. She has been invited to speak regionally, nationally and internationally
on a variety of maternal-fetal medicine issues.
She has been included in Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors,”
Exceptional Women in Medicine, New York Magazine Top Doctors, Westchester
Magazine Top Doctors, Greenwich Magazine Top Doctors and Fairfield County
Top Doctors. She has also been recognized with a Patient’s Choice
Award, OnTime Doctor Award and Compassionate Doctor Award.
Dr. Stella is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Institute of Ultrasound
in Medicine, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
and the American Association for Physician Leadership.
Before joining Mednax, Dr. Stella served as the director of maternal-fetal
medicine and held other leadership positions at White Plains Hospital/Montefiore
Health and Yale Medicine at Greenwich Hospital. Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Specialists of Boca Raton focuses on providing high-quality, specialized
care to pregnant women by educating, counseling and managing complicated
pregnancies to maximize maternal and fetal health. The care of a maternal-fetal
medicine specialist can significantly contribute to the baby’s health
before and after birth.
Dr. Stella looks forward to working with you and your patients to improve
outcomes for both mother and baby.