DHR Health's History of Firsts

DHR Health Opens Its Doors

DHR Health opens as the region's only physician-owned hospital, now one of the largest in the nation.

A New Era For Women's Health

The Women's Hospital at Renaissance opens as the only free-standing hospital dedicated exclusively to women's health needs.

New Options for Digestive Health

DHR Health is the first hospital in the Rio Grande Valley to provide endoscopic ultrasound.

Putting Patient Safety First

DHR Health becomes the first hospital in the Rio Grande Valley to tap into a technology that uses pulsed xenon ultraviolet light to quickly destroy bacteria, viruses, mold and even the most dangerous pathogens.

Award-Winning Surgical Care

DHR Health is the first hospital system in Texas to become an Accredited Hernia Surgery Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation. DHR health is the only accredited COEHS center in Texas.

Bringing New Hope to the RGV

DHR becomes the Rio Grande Valley's only hospital certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for Adult Kidney Transplant.

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Committed to Excellence

Every patient, every encounter, every time.

Our Mission

Our MISSION is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.

Our Vision

Our VISION is to create a world-class health system to advance medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge, innovation, integrated care and excellence.

Our Values

DHR CARES
C- Compassion
A - Accountability
R - Responsibility
E - Excellence through Knowledge
S - Safety and Social Conscience

Our Trusted

Board of Managers

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Adrian Agapito, M.D.

Counseling & Psychiatry
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Jose L. Almeda, M.D

General Surgery
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Roberto Ayers, M.D

Past Chief of Staff
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Dr. Juan Bernini

Pediatric Oncology
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Mr. Alonzo Cantu

Non-Physician Member
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Dr. Carlos Cardenas

Gastroenterology
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Dr. Javier Cortinas

Emergency Medicine
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Mr. David Deanda

Non-Physician Member
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Andrew Dentino, M.D

Chief of Staff
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Dr. Carlos Garcia-Cantu

Chief of Quality
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Dr. Lawrence Gelman

Anesthesiology
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Marissa Gomez-Martinez, M.D

Family Medicine
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Dr. Victor Haddad

General Surgery
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Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez

Chief Medical Compliance Officer
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Gauri Kenhere, M.D

Starr County Internal Medicine
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Lyuba Levine, M.D

Specialty-Oncology
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Sung Lim, M.D

Internal Medicine
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Dr. Flor Limas

Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Dr. Ricardo Martinez

General Surgery
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Dr. Robert Martinez

Chief Physician Executive
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Dr. Bertha Medina

Family Medicine
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Dr. Armando Moncada

Plastic Surgery
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Dr. Jorge Montes

Ophthalmology
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Gaudencio Olgin, M.d

Urology
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Kip Owen, M.D

Orthopedics
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Esteban Palacios, PS

Allied Health
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Achal Patel, M.D.

Neuroscience
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Mr. Larry Safir

Non-Physician Member
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Juan Salazar, M.D

Primary Care
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Richard Sanchez, D.O.

Cardiology
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Jose Federico Vallejo, M.D.

Pulmonology/Intensivist
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Dr. Ravindra Veeramachenan

Lab Services
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Dr. Saroja Viswamitra, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer
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Dr. Asif Zamir

Gastroenterology
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Dr. Fuad Zayed

Family Medicine, Member at Large