Professional Biographies

Gilberto Heredia, MD, Lead Physician

Primary Specialty: Adult / Internal Medicine

Years With Optum: 1


Average Star Rating:

(224 patient ratings)





Education:
  • Undergrad School: University of Chicago
  • Medical School:

    Baylor College of Medicine - August 1991 – May 1995
    Medical Doctor - Houston, Texas

  • Residency: Cascades East Family Practice Residency Program - July 1995 – June 1998
    Merle West Medical Center - Klamath Falls, OR
Special Interests:
Addiction Medicine, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Exercise
Previous Employment:
Gilberto went on to complete his residency in 1998 at Oregon Health Sciences University-Klamath Falls, Family Practice. He worked for two individual family practices between 1998 and 2019; Alamogordo and White Sands. His special interest include in diet, exercise, addiction, and medication-assisted therapy, in addition to general family practice. His hobbies include running, bicycling, and some swimming, he will perform the occasional triathlon, road run, trail run, and also loves to hike!
Languages:
Spanish
Organization(s):
American Academy of Family Physicians
New Mexico Academy of Family Physicians
New Mexico Medical Society
About:

Why did you decide to live in Albuquerque? All the outdoor, cultural, professional and educational opportunities

Family: Wife – Sarah; Daughters – Angelica, Amanda, Amelia; Furry four-legged daughter – Quetzalli

Hobbies:
Trail and road running, road biking and soon will be mountain biking. I’m also interested in Stoic philosophy.

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Jul 25, 2020

Doctor went a little overboard on his comments, like he didn't completely understand all my complaints. It is just hard for me to voice them. His comments, though, were pertinent in other respects.

- Verified Patient


Jul 23, 2020

Good.

- Verified Patient


Jul 21, 2020

Dr Heredia listens, offers suggestions, support and alternative feedback. I feel like he pays attention and treats me individually.

- Verified Patient


Jul 19, 2020

good experience.

- Verified Patient


Jul 09, 2020

Dr. Gilberto Heredia MD is outstanding. He addresses any questions and expands on any topics that I express interest in. He also makes sure that the subject has been fully covered. As a patient / practitioner relationship, I don't think it gets much better. He is a blessing, and glad he is as young as he is as it is unlikely he will retire before I expire...as Dr Garcia before him did retire. He was also excellent BTW. MD.

- Verified Patient

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