Location: VA 512C


Pulmonary Diseases

Jorge Villalpando, MD

Fellow - First Year


Residency: UT Health San Antonio
Medical School: Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico


Pulmonary hypertension, lung transplant and cystic fibrosis.

Awards & Accomplishments

May 2019: ATS Resident to Fellow Bootcamp Scholarship. Awarded with scholarship to attend the annual ATS bootcamp for incoming national and international Pulmonary Critical Care Fellows.



Research experience

March 2018-present: Estrada R., Villalpando J., Villafuerte D., Anzueto A., Restrepo M., et al. Vancomycin utilization for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patients Admitted to MICU. The University of Texas Health at San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Health Care System.


Postdoctoral fellowship at Bandera Family Health Care Research: Worked on several clinical trials in charge of data collection and entry, reviewed charts to identify potential candidates. Assisted the attending physician during follow up visits for possible medication side effects and scheduled physicals.

SPIRE: Studies of PCSK9 Inhibition and the reduction of vascular events- SPIRE 1 & SPIRE 2

Ramon Reyes, MD. Bandera Family Heath Care Research Department

April 2015-May2016

Funding: Pfizer, Inc.


Educational papers

November 2017: Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, Jorge Villalpando, MD, Haritha Saikumar, MD, Donghwan Lee. A Basic Guide for Interpreting Spirometry. UT Health San Antonio, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and The South Texas Veterans Health Care System San Antonio, Texas.

Submitted papers

February 2013: . Vincenzo Sabella, MD; Jorge Villalpando; Jesus David Gonzalez-Lugo.  Robotic-assisted laparoscopic cerclage in pregnant and non-pregnant patients: preliminary report of 18 cases. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology

Published papers

Villalpando J, Peters JI, Adams SG. Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction/Vocal Cord Dysfunction and the Role It Plays in Refractory Asthma. Arch Asthma Allergy  Immunol. 2017; 1: 036-039.