Dr. Russell La Forte is a native Texan and completed all of his academic and medical training in the University of Texas educational system. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at the University of Texas, Austin and his M.D. degree and Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Dr. LaForte is an Associate Professor of General Internal Medicine and serves as the Medical Director for the Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery.
His main areas of clinical interest are wellness and obesity. He enjoys leading his patients to healthier lifestyles.
University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 1992
Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1993
Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1996
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
400 Harborside Drive Suite 105-107
Galveston, TX 77555
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