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					   Heriberto Sedeno
Has Thirty Years of Experience In
         Family Practice
    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).
            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..
        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).
                      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. Sedeno's 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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Description: 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.