Disciplined and confident international medical graduate from Tijuana Baja California 2015. Currently in the process of completing the USMLE. More than 3 years of experience in hospital and clinical settings. Experience includes working in United states hospitals and clinics through rotation programs. Extensive background working with minority and low-income populations in emergency clinics. Fluent in both English and Spanish.
Education and Training
Ph.D.: MedicoUniversidad Autonoma de Baja California2015Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoSince becoming a certified doctor in Mexico, I have been preparing for the USMLE as well as participating in rotation programs throughout Houston Texas.
Currently licensed in Mexico.
United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) (Work in Progress)
STEP 1 and STEP 2 CS have been completed
Urgent care experience
Preventive care experience
Decision-making under pressure
Symptom palliation comprehension
Good bedside manner
Honest medical professional
High ethical standards
MS/ Google PowerPoint
MS/ Google Excel
Strategic planning expertise
Research Assistant at Dorrington Medical Associates Houston, TX. August 2013- August 2014. During this year, I helped writing case reports (at the University General Hospital, now Foundation Surgical Hospital) reviews, editorials, and worked on a retrospective study. I also had in-hospital and out-of-hospital experience with patients in the areas of critical care, internal medicine, pulmonology, cardiology and infectious diseases.
Intern Houston, TexasUniversity General Hospital/Jul 2013 to Jul 2014
Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Pulmonology under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Varon and Dr. Gary Idelchik. During these rotations I was able to perform procedures such as: intubation of patients in an emergency and non-emergency environment, place arterial and venous lines, perform bronchoscopies and toracentesis, place Foley catheters. I also gained extensive experience in cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a diverse group of patients.
Cardiology under supervision of Dr. Neil E.Strickman
Cardiology under supervision of Dr. Joseph P Navarijo
Infectious Diseases under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Gathe
Infectious Diseases under the supervision of Dr. Seth J Sullivan
Anesthesiology under the supervision of several physicians.
Pediatrics under supervision of Dr. Martin Yudovich
Family Medicine under the supervision of Dr. Jorge Guerrero
Orthopedic Surgery under the supervision of Dr. Henry Small
Hematology/Oncology under the supervision of Dr. Kirk Heyne
Plastic Surgery under the supervision of Dr. Forrest Roth
Dermatology under supervision of Dr. Stephen E.Mahoney
Intern Houston, TexasRichmond Bone & Joint Clinic/
Gained experience with out-of-hospital orthopedic patients in office visits. Thoroughly assessed patients to determine medical condition and level of surgical risk. Performed physical examinations, as well as clinical histories, assessment of current conditions and interpretation of x-rays, MRI's, and electromyographies under the supervision of Dr. Henry Small.
Intern Houston, TexasMethodist Hospital/Gained experience with in-hospital Hematology/Oncology patients as well as out-of-hospital patients in clinic. Under the supervision of Dr. Kirk Heyne Select Specialty Hospital (Long term acute care facility). Houston, TX
Intern Houston, TexasDorrington Medical Associates/Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Cardiology. Gained experience with out- of-hospital patients during their office visits, by doing clinical histories, physical examinations, assessment of current condition(s), performing pulmonary function tests, venous punctures, stress tests, and working alongside my attendings on patients' medical plan and treatments.
Medico Pasante Ensenada, MexicoSecretaria de Salud (CAAPS)/Jul 2014 to Jul 2015
Rapidly assessed and responded to medical emergencies. Maintained accurate medical records and documented patient case history in detail.Closely examined patients' medical history, medication allergies, physical condition and test results to verify necessity of operations and to determine proper procedures.