Dr. Manuel is a Florida native. She was born in West Palm Beach, FL and moved to Gainesville to attend the University of Florida, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Exercise Physiology. Upon graduation, she moved to Tampa where she received her medical degree at the University of South Florida. She remained at USF for an additional 4 years to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
After having lived in different areas of Florida, she has come to love the west coast. She met her husband Ryan, a Venice native, in Sarasota and both decided it was where they wanted to settle down, raise their family and pursue their careers. They recently moved to Sarasota with their one year-old daughter. Dr. Manuel is enthusiastic to join the healthcare team at Gulf Coast Obstetrics and Gynecology of Sarasota, and is looking forward to providing the finest care to women of all ages in the Sarasota area.