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Victor Sierpina

Victor Sierpina, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Family Medicine
    Primary Care
    Languages: English
    Spanish
  • UTMB Health Family Medicine, Galveston
    • 6710 Stewart Road
      Suite 100
      Galveston, TX 77551
    • Phone: (409) 744-4030
    • Fax: (409) 740-4187
  • Dr. Victor S. Sierpina is the W.D. and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

    He joined UTMB's Department of Family Medicine in 1996. He attended medical school at the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency in Family Practice at the MacNeal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois. After completing his residency he did advanced study in Medical Acupuncture for Physicians at the UCLA School of Medicine.

    Dr. Sierpina is board certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. Dr. Sierpina's interests are in medical student education in Family Medicine, Integrative Medicine and Integrative Oncology. His practice includes acupuncture, nutrition, botanical medicine and mind-body therapies.

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    LGBTQIA+ preferred provider. Click to for LGBTQIA+ resources. Provider is LGBTQIA+ Responsive

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Illinois College of Medicine - Chicago, IL, MD, 1979

    Internships:

    Family Practice, MacNeal Hospital - Berwyn, IL, 1980

    Residencies:

    Family Practice, MacNeal Hospital - Berwyn, IL, 1982


    Certifications:

    American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

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