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Dr. Maria Fernandez Falcon is native from Argentina where she graduated from medical school in 1994. She completed her general pediatrics residency in 1999 where she was honored with the role of chief resident. She then completed her fellowship in Hospital and Ambulatory Medicine in 2000. She worked as a pediatrician in Buenos Aires until moving to the United States with her husband in 2004.
Dr. Fernandez Falcon trained in general pediatrics at the Driscoll’s Children Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas; and then moved to Norfolk, Virginia, where she underwent a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. Upon completion of her supplemental training in 2010, she decided to move back with her family to her beloved Texas and chose to make the city of San Antonio her permanent home. She's been working as a general pediatrician since then.
Dr. Fernandez Falcon is passionate about her profession and is committed to providing family-centered care to each of her patients, from birth to adolescence. She strongly believes in prioritizing health maintenance; working hard with families on prevention (with periodic well-child visits and vaccinations), and the introduction of life-long good habits (like healthy meals, play times, good sleeping hygiene and literacy) in order to start children on their own path to wellness. She also recognizes the importance of compassionate care during illnesses and disease.
When free, she enjoys the company of her husband and her two boys. She loves walking and is learning meditation. She is fluent in Spanish and thrilled be part of the primary care team at UT Health San Antonio.