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Heriberto Sedeno Has Thirty Years of Experience In Family Practice

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Dr. Sedeno completed his residency at R.E. Thomason General Hospital, El Paso, Texas. In July 1980 he started a private practice office in Alief, Texas. He later joined Cigna Health Plans as Primary Care Physician (Part Time) and worked in this capacity until 1983. From 1985 to 1995, he served as the Principal of West Houston Family Practice Associates, P.A. and President of West Houston Family HealthCare Associates in 1996.

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Heriberto Sedeno Has Thirty Years of Experience In Family Practice

  1. 1. Heriberto SedenoHas Thirty Years of Experience In Family Practice
  2. 2. Heriberto Sedeno Has Thirty Years of Experience In Family Practice A former family physician, Heriberto Sedeno, M.D. is a dedicated and highly qualified individual, with 30 years of experience delivering direct patient care. He was born in Havana, Cuba where he attended elite educational institutions to pursue his primary and secondary education. He left Cuba in 1962 to Miami, Florida as part of the Pedro Pan Program. This program under the auspices of the Catholic Welfare Bureau in Miami provided care to 14,000 unaccompanied Cuban children to settle and continue their education until they could be reunited with their parents. While in Miami, Dr. Sedeno graduated from Matecumbe High School which was run by the Christian Brothers of La Salle. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree (Biology Major) from the University of St. Thomas, Houston in 1969 and thereafter attended the University of Zaragoza, School of Medicine, Spain to obtain his Doctor of Medicine degree (1975).
  3. 3. Professional Experience Dr. Sedeno completed his residency at R.E. Thomason General Hospital, El Paso, Texas. In July 1980 he started a private practice office in Alief, Texas. He later joined Cigna Health Plans as Primary Care Physician (Part Time) and worked in this capacity until 1983. From 1985 to 1995, he served as the Principal of West Houston Family Practice Associates, P.A. and President of West Houston Family Health Care Associates in 1996. Dr. Sedeno besides holding leadership positions in the medical community continued direct care of a diverse patient base. He is very proud to have served the Hispanic community in particular. Dr. Sedeno teaching of running a family practice to new associate physicians occupied part of his health care delivery. He negotiated the sale of his practice in 2007, and continued to practice until he retired one year later..
  4. 4. Professional Memberships And Hospital Affiliations During his career, Dr. Sedeno has been associated with many professional organizations, including Harris County Medical Society, Harris County Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and Texas Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Sedeno was affiliated to the West Houston Medical Center and was a respected member of Credential Committee (1995 to 1996), Utilization Management Committee (1993-94), Emergency Room Committee (1989) and Medical Executive Committee (1988). Moreover, he also held the positions of Chief, Family Practice Department (1987), and Secretary of Executive Committee (1990).
  5. 5. Certifications Fluent in Spanish and French, . Sedeno obtained many certifications including ECFMG or Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (1976), license in Medicine and Surgery (February 1977), Diplomate American Board of Family Practice (1979) and Specialty Certification in Family Practice (1979 to 1986) which was later re-certified (1994 to 2001). Dr. Sedenos professional appointments include Medical Director at HispaMed IPA, founding member of West Houston IPA, and Texas Health Plan HMO, Credentials Committee.
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