Our beautiful island of Ambergris Caye, Belize, now counts with a new general practitioner, Dr. Renae Sersland who will aid in medical services provided to residents and visitors. Dr. Sersland is originally from North Dakota, USA, and has been living on the island for over 16 years now. She graduated from medical school in 1998 and moved to San Pedro where she worked on medical education at St. Matthew’s University.
“I never did my residency in the US after I graduated from medical school and I began working on getting my exams and license to become a doctor here in Belize in 2009,” stated Dr. Renae Sersland. After a year and a half of internship at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City, Dr. Sersland finally completed all her exams and is now a registered and licensed doctor in Belize.
“I believe it is imperative that San Pedro has good primary care and it is very difficult to have doctors here on the island because the cost of living is very high and since this is my home I would like to serve the community of San Pedro and hopefully can offer my services at the Poly Clinic in the near future,” stated Dr. Sersland, who has submitted her application for a position at the Dr. Otto Rodriguez Poly Clionic II to the Ministry of Health.
Dr. Renae Sersland started working on May 12, 2014, from Dr. Lerida Rodriguez’s office on Coconut Drive, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For Appointments you can call 226-2197. (Emergency calls starting July – 629-5179).
Ambergris Today and the San Pedro community congratulates the very friendly Dr. Renae Sersland and is happy to have her serving the community.