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Dr. Miguel Zabalgoitia has over 27 years of experience teaching medicine in hospitals across the United States. He maintains his knowledge through membership with a number of medical organizations and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications over his career, including research articles and book chapters, in addition to many abstracts presented in this country and overseas. Dr. Zabalgoitia has participated in dozens of research projects in corporate and academic settings and has consulted on several more. Dr. Miguel Zabalgoitia first taught at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. After completing a fellowship there, he began work as a Research Associate in Cardiology. Over the next five years, he acted as an Instructor and as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Zabalgoitia then moved to Texas, where he continued his academic career at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Over the 17 years he spent there, Dr. Miguel Zabalgoitia earned promotion first to Associate Professor, then to full Professor of Medicine. In 2008, he became a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Southern Illinois University. Over his career, Dr. Miguel Zabalgoitia has earned a number of different certifications and has participated in a variety of medical associations. He holds certifications with the American Boards of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Nuclear Cardiology; the National Board of Echocardiography; and the Mexican Boards of Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Zabalgoitia is licensed to practice medicine in Texas, Illinois, and Florida. The medical associations in which he participates include the American Heart Association, where Dr. Zabalgoitia serves on the council of Clinical Cardiology, and the American and Mexican Societies of Echocardiography. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Work experience

Nov 1990Present

Director of Non-Invasive Laboratory

University Hospital - Bexar County Hospital District


Jan 1970Jan 1976

Doctor of Medicine

University of Guadalajara School of Medicine

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