What is a nurse practitioner??

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have been providing primary, acute and specialty healthcare to patients of all ages and walks of life for nearly half a century. NPs assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses, and initiate and manage treatment plans – including prescribing medications. They are the healthcare providers of choice for millions of patients. An NP is truly Your Partner in Health.  Learn More.

Rudolfo C. DeLeon, N.P.

rudee-webRudee has been in the medical field since the age of 19. He served in the US Navy for 9 years as a hospital corpsman/respiratory technician and was honorably discharged. He worked as a respiratory therapist for an additional 4 years while working towards becoming a registered nurse. As a registered nurse, he worked the next 7 years in the emergency room at Spohn Memorial Medical Center. One of the highlights of his career was also working with Halo Flight for 2 years. He graduated from Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. Today you’ll find him working in any of the local emergency rooms in the Corpus Christi area as a Nurse Practitioner. He loves his wife and children. He looks forward to one day caring for you and your family as if it were his own.





Aimee Perez


Aimee PerezI am a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science in Nursing degree.  My background includes 15 years as a registered nurse with my main focus in emergency services.  I began my career at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital CC, Memorial Trauma Center in 2001. I have worked as a staff nurse, charge nurse, Assistant Nurse Manager and Department Manager. My passion is helping those in need and I enjoy the challenge the emergency department provides. I continue to work in the emergency departments as a Nurse Practitioner today.

When I am not working, I am at home with my husband of 10 years and our 3 boys.  We are a baseball family who enjoys an active lifestyle.  I am someone who prides herself on loyalty, compassion and commitment.  I will give my best to all things I do and look forward to providing care here at Sun and Surf Medical Clinic.