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NEW YORK, NY, November 07, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American Health Council is proud to elect Dr. Pedro Blandon, Associate Professor of Nephrology at Texas Tech University (TTU), to their Board of Physicians. With 22 years in the healthcare industry, including 11 in his current position, Dr. Blandon shares with the AHC a wealth of skills and expertise in Nephrology and Medicine.
Dr. Blandon attended Universidad de Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, where he obtained his MD (1995) in Nephrology and Medicine and graduated with Honors. He is Board Certified in both Nephrology and Internal Medicine. He became involved in his profession because he felt the Nephrology field had many treatment options to offer patients who suffered from chronic kidney disease. Dr. Blandon cites his ongoing success to hard work and perseverance.
Dr. Blandon has been invited to speak at several regional events in New Mexico and Corpus Christi, as well in several local conferences. From 2009-2015, he was named Residency Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Paul L. Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology, as well as a member of the Texas Medical Association.
Dr. Blandon is bilingual - exercising his fluency in both English and Spanish. He looks forward to starting his own private practice in February 2018. While launching into the private medical sector, Dr. Blandon will continue to treat new Nephrology patients and perform the duties of Aviation Medical Examiner in El Paso, Texas. He is also a licensed pilot and owns a small plane, enjoying traveling and exploring new sites in his spare time. Dr. Blandon also donates charitable time to the Rota Care Clinic and the Baptist Clinic in El Paso, Texas.
About the American Health Council:
The American Health Council is the nation's only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers -- from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org
Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients' lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring "America's Best Doctors and Nurses," as well as the nation's best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council's "Best in Medicine" and "Best in Nursing" awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.
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