Fountain Medical Associates Staff

Safiyya Shabazz, M.D.

Board Certified Family Physician

Safiyya Shabazz, MD, FAAFP is the owner and Medical Director of Fountain Medical Associates, PC.  An alumna of Central High School of Philadelphia, she received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Medical Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.  She is a recipient of the Melvin Molstad Prize in Chemical Engineering and the Nikitas J. Zervanos prize in Family Medicine. She completed residency training at the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Family Medicine & Community Health where she previously served as a faculty member and remains on the volunteer faculty as an attending preceptor for Penn Med students.  Dr. Shabazz is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She lives in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia with her husband and two children.

Fountain Medical Associates Staff

Fountain Medical Associates Staff

Valeria Muhammad, FNP

Board Certified Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner

She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Chamberlin University School of Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Drexel University. Valeria has been employed at Fountain Medical Associates since 2013. Her previous roles at Fountain Medical Associates included Registered Nurse, Practice Manager and Billing Manager. She took a leave from Fountain Medical Associates for two years (2016-2018) to complete her advanced nursing practice training.

Valeria happily returned to in her new role as a Nurse Practitioner in February 2019. As a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Valeria works with Dr. Shabazz to help patients and families achieve better health through personalized primary healthcare. Valeria is member of the America Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has over 20 of experience as a nurse in various settings and roles including hospitals, nursing homes, home care, and case management. Valeria is a mother of six children and a daughter-in-law. She has 6 grandchildren. She resides in Claymont, DE with her husband of 19 years and youngest daughter.

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