Curriculum Vitae

Armando Jose Jarquin, M.D.

21312 Provincial Blvd.

Katy, Texas 77450

(281) 599-8345

EDUCATION

• 1971 – 1978 Colegio Salesiano Don Bosco. Masaya, Nicaragua.
• 1979 Colegio Salesiano Don Bosco. San Jose, Costa Rica.
• 1980 – 1983 Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. M.D. Degree.
• 1984 Internship, University of Costa Rica Affiliated Hospitals, San Jose, Costa Rica.
• 1985 – 1986 Social Service. Department of Public Health, Jalisco, Mexico.
• 1991 – 1994 Family Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals Program, Houston, Texas. (Diplomate of American Board of Family Practice. 1994)
• 1993 – 1994 Detection and care of cancer patients. Training program, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

ACHIEVEMENTS

• 1983 BEST STUDENT AWARD, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
• 1983 HONORIFIC MENTION for services rendered to Mexican Red Cross. Colima, Mexico.
• 1985 Outstanding mention for coordinating vaccination campaigns and health promotion in Jalisco, Mexico.
• 1993 – 1994 Certificate of appreciation given by Houston Mayor, Mr. Bob Lanier for volunteer medical services for the homeless.
• 1996 – 2000 Lyme Disease Chapter, in Saunders Manual of Medical Practice, edited by Robert E. Rakel, M. D. First and Second editions.
• 2004 Certificate of Appreciation from General Consulate of Mexico in Houston for community services.
• 2005 Medical leadership award from Hispanic American Medical Association of Houston.
• 2005 Hispanic Excellence Award by the Tejano Center for Community Concerns.

WORK EXPERIENCE

• 1983 – 1985 Medical Advisor, Mexican Red Cross, Colima, Mexico.
• 1985 Physician. Zapopan Hospital, Jalisco, Mexico.
• 1988 – 1991 Medical Assistant to the Chief of Nephrology at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital. Houston, Texas.
• 1992 – 1994 Medical Coordinator for Project Nicaragua (Houston base charity organization)
• 1989 – 2007 Medical Advisor to the  Consulate of Nicaragua in Houston, Texas.
• 1994 – 2002 Staff Physician. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Houston, Texas
• 2002 – Present Private practice, Katy, Texas.

SOCIETIES

• 1991- Present Member, American Academy of Family Physicians.
• 1991- Present Member, Harris County Medical Society.
• 1994 – 2000 Director for Nicaraguan American Medical Association, Texas chapter.
• 1995 – 1997 1995-1997 Board of Directors, Hispanic American Medical Association of Houston (HAMAH), Houston chapter.
• 1998 – 2000 Director for Central American Medical Society, Texas Chapter.
• 2003 – 2004 President, HAMAH, Houston Chapter.
• 2004 – 2005 Chief of Family Medicine Section and Vice-Chairman Dept. of Medicine at Christus St. Catherine Hospital, Katy, Texas.
• 2005 HCMS Executive Board, Chair of International and Affiliated Medical Societies.
• 2005 – 2008 Houston Metropolitan Health Network IPA. Board of Directors
• 2008 Chief of Staff Katy Rehabilitation Hospital, Katy, Texas.
• 2009 HCMS SW Branch, President.
• 2009 Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Harris County Chapter, President.

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

• 1995 – 2003 Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine. Houston, Texas.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Saint Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Medical Center.  Houston, Texas.Memorial Hermann, Katy Hospital.  Katy, Texas.Katy Rehabilitation Hospital.  Katy, TexasHouston Methodist West Hospital

PERSONAL INTEREST

Diabetes

Adolescent Medicine

Early diagnosis of cancer

Hypertension 

Lipids

Minor Urgencies

LANGUAGES

Fluent Bilingual (English-Spanish).

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Family Medicine.