February 01, 2024
Fredericksburg, TX – Methodist Hospital | Hill Country welcomes Dr. Roger Galindo as the Chief Medical Officer, effective January 22, 2024.
Dr. Galindo brings over 28 years of medical experience to the Hill Country and is looking forward to spending time with our team, medical community and residents. Dr. Galindo will be joining us from his current role at the UTRGV School of Medicine where he has served as Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgery and Trauma Medical Director since September 2020, after 22 years of active military service. He and his wife enjoy exploring the outdoors, culinary adventures and the Hill Country culture. They currently reside in Harlingen, Texas and they are looking forward to relocating to the Hill Country.
Dr. Galindo is a distinguished professional with an impressive background in healthcare leadership and patient care. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at St. Mary’s University in 1994 and received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from the University of Texas Houston in 1999. Dr. Galindo completed General Surgery Residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2007 and a Fellowship in Hepaticopancreato Biliary and Advanced Endoscopy at the University of Louisville in 2011.
Additionally, Dr. Galindo is a member of several notable organizations such as International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA), Americas Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American Medical Association, San Diego County Medical Society, and the American College of Surgeons.
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Galindo as our new Chief Medical Officer where he brings a deep understanding of healthcare, a proven track record of clinical excellence, and a vision for the future that aligns with our hospital's mission. We are confident that his expertise will play a pivotal role in advancing our healthcare services.