Ligiola Aranaga Sanchez, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC

Phone: 1-512-628-1855
Fax: 1-512-380-7544




The University of Texas at Austin, MSN

La Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela, Venezuela, Medical Degree

Clinical Biography

Ligiola Aranaga Sanchez, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, is a licensed pediatric nurse practitioner in the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s. She specializes in the management of pediatric epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism and ADHD. Additionally, Ligiola Aranaga Sanchez is an advanced practice nurse in the Dell Medical School Department of Neurology.

Ligiola Aranaga Sanchez earned her master’s in nursing with from The University of Texas at Austin and a medical degree from La Universidad del Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She also earned her primary care pediatric nurse practitioner certification.

Ligiola Aranaga Sanchez’s research interests involve healthcare disparities. She also serves as a pediatric nurse practitioner in Dell Children’s Medical Center’s Clínica Hispana de Epilepsia Pediátrica (Hispanic Clinic for Pediatric Epilepsy), which offers personalized epilepsy care for Spanish-speaking patients and their families with limited English proficiency.


  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Pediatric epilepsy

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Licensed Registered Nurse