Education & Certifications:
- MD, J.M. Vargas Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 1972
- Fellowship, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Hermann Hospital and M.D. Anderson Hospital, Pulmonary Division, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, 1993
- Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991. Recertified 1998 and 2010.
- Diplomate in Pulmonary Disease, ABIM, 1992. Recertified 1998 and 2010.
- Diplomate in Critical Care Medicine, ABIM, 1993. Recertified 2000 and 2010.
- Diplomate in Sleep Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified 2011.
- Sleep Medicine