Damaris Vega MD
Dr. Vega graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in 1998 with her Bachelor's Degree in General Science and subsequently earned her M.D. at the Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR in 2002. During medical school, she served as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and was selected as her school's representative for the American Association of Medical Colleges. Dr. Vega's interests in patient care brought her to the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas where she completed a residency in Internal Medicine (2005) and a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, Mineral and Metabolism (2007).
As a fellow, Dr. Vega was awarded an NIH grant that culminated in multiple research presentations and publications relating to the practice of Endocrinology. Since completing her medical training in 2007, she has worked as an Endocrinologist in the Dallas and Houston areas.
Dr. Vega is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. She has being recognized for excellent patient care multiple times by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and received the Patients' Choice Award in 2008, 2009, and 2015. She is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society and FACE (Fellow of the American College of Clinical Endocrinologist). Also, she joined the Memorial Hermann Network Organization. In addition she is affiliated to Methodist Hospital System.
In her free time, Dr. Vega enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with her husband and two young children, Lucas and Milo. She is a dedicated Endocrinologist who knows that each patient should be treated with the same care and respect as she would want for her family.