I am 34 years old, and was born and raised in Northwest Indiana with two older brothers. I have two nephews, Michael (age 18), and Joseph (age 9). I would often help take care of my nephews when they were younger. Coming from a Latino family, it was instilled in me at a young age to always value your family. Both of my parents taught me how to speak, read, and write Spanish. I have a deep appreciation and love for my Latino heritage.
At a young age, I knew that I wanted to be in the medical field. This goal helped me excel in high school and college. I then graduated from medical school in 2011. After this, I moved to central Illinois for residency, and graduated in 2014. I have lived here ever since, and now work as an Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine.
Unfortunately, both of my parents have passed away. I would not be where I am today, if it were not for all of their love and support. I know that they would both be very happy and excited for me, as I grow my family with the love of my life.
I would describe myself as being someone who is: caring, calm, patient, hard-working, intelligent, and trustworthy. Being a father and a husband has been the highlight of my life. In my free-time I enjoy catching up on some of my favorite TV shows, listening to music, or reading a good book at a local coffee shop. Whenever I am able to, I love spending time with family and friends. I can’t wait to travel the world more with my family.