John earned a BS in Medical Physics from De La Salle University and attended med school at De La Salle Health Science University. His residency in Family Medicine was completed in El Paso at Texas Tech; John also is a Fellow in Wilderness Medicine, a Certified Independent Medical Examiner for Impairment Ratings, and is certified in Acupuncture for primary care as well as Vasectomies.
Originally from the Philippines, John has moved around a lot globally. He currently lives in Seattle, which was always his goal, but still holds a strong connection to El Paso. Outside of work he loves practicing his newly learned skill: playing the ukulele. He also enjoys the science of cooking and smoking meat. His constant craving for knowledge and growth is always at the forefront which is why he likes to engage in anything that helps him acquire new skills.