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Maria
Arbelaez, MD

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  • Family Practice Physician
Call: 210-450-9890

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About me

About Me

Dr. Arbelaez was born and raised in Colombia, she earned her medical degree from El Bosque University and later completed a Masters in Hospital Administration at EAN University. She was the Medical Chief Officer of a community clinic in Bogota, Colombia for many years before moving to the United States. Dr. Arbelaez completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Centerand her fellowship in Geriatrics at UT-Southwestern. During her residency at UT-San Antonio, Dr. Arbelaez received the Award of Excellence in Clinical Geriatrics. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Geriatrics Society. Dr. Arbelaez is passionate about promoting healthy aging, empowering her patients to improve their health and quality of life through patient education and shared medical decision-making, and working to reduce health disparities. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, their teenage son and their friends.

Gender

Female

Languages

English

Credentials

Credentials

Education

Medical School:
Universidad El Bosque

Residency:
UT Health San Antonio

Fellowship:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Qualifications

Board Certification:
American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine/Geriatrics

Treatment and care

Treatment and Care

Specific areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma management
  • Back Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Diabetes management
  • Dizziness
  • Earaches and infections
  • Earwax impaction
  • Eczema
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Fever
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Heart disease
  • Heartburn
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia)
  • Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
  • Influenza
  • Insomnia
  • Laryngitis
  • Malaise/fatigue
  • Minor aches, pains and sprains
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • pains and sprains"
  • Pneumonia
  • Rashes
  • Sexually transmitted illness
  • Shingles
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throat (pharyngitis)
  • Tobacco abuse
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • vomiting and diarrhea"
  • Weight gain
  • Weight loss
  • Women’s health
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