Laredo’s Choice for Timely, Quality Healthcare Provided by Caring Professionals

Doctors Hospital of Laredo, in Laredo, TX, is a 183-bed acute care facility that offers a range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency care, open-heart surgery, wound care and hyperbaric medicine and comprehensive women’s health services.  Serving our local community for 48 years, Doctors Hospital of Laredo is committed to providing high-quality healthcare services and advanced technologies that deliver a positive patient experience. Doctors Hospital is located at 10700 McPherson Road.  

The hospital is also a regional leader in cancer care. Since 1987, cancer specialists at Doctors Hospital have been working with healthcare professionals from leading cancer facilities in the community to find the best ways to diagnose and treat patients so they can start a road to recovery. 

The Heart and Vascular Center program at Doctors Hospital provides expert care for patients experiencing heart attack, heart disease and other cardiac conditions. At Doctors Hospital, your heart health is our top priority. It’s why we offer Laredo’s only open-heart surgery program, invested in an advanced cardiac surgical suite, and have expanded with a new team of highly trained surgeons available 24 hours a day, seven days a week (heart attacks don’t make appointments).

Doctors Hospital Mission 

The hospital is steadfast in its commitment to service excellence and patient satisfaction. Its mission is to provide the best healthcare services that patients recommend to families and friends, physicians prefer for their patients, purchasers select for their clients, employees are proud of, and investors seek for long-term results.

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Doctors Hospital of Laredo Texas


Doctors Hospital of Laredo is directly or indirectly owned by a partnership that includes physician owners, including certain members of the hospital's medical staff. Physician investors include:

  • Jesus Aguirre-Burgos
  • Luis M. Benavides, MD
  • Alex J. Blanco, MD
  • Paul R. Buitron, MD
  • Cynthia G. Cantu, MD
  • Hector M. Cantu, MD
  • Roberto Cantu-Lara
  • Miguel Cavazos
  • Carlos Cigarroa
  • Rene Compean
  • Rafael Deliz, MD, Vice Chief of Staff
  • Pedro Diaz, MD
  • Carlos A. Espinosa, MD
  • Jose R. Garcia, MD
  • Tomas Garcia, MD
  • Reynaldo Godines
  • Eduardo Gomez-Vazquez, MD
  • Jorge Gomez-Vazquez, MD
  • Jose Gomez-Vazquez
  • Roberto Gomez-Vazquez, MD
  • Manuel J. Gonzalez, MD
  • Marissa Gonzalez, MD
  • J. Santiago Gutierrez
  • Milton Haber
  • Manuel A. Jovel-Barriere
  • Gladys C. Keene
  • Roger H. Keene
  • L.F. Mendoza, Jr.
  • Juan Montalvo, MD
  • Efren A. Moreno, MD
  • Ralph Nimchan
  • Francisco I. Pena, MD
  • Maria Monette S. Regalado, MD
  • Antonio Rodriguez
  • Wilfrano Sanchez
  • Ramon Soriano
  • Alfredo Trevino, Jr.
  • Gary Unzeitig SEP FBO
  • Jane Unzeitig
  • Humberto J. Varela, MD
  • Winder N. Vasquez, MD
  • Roberto Villegas, Jr., MD (NEWCO Partners)
  • Eloy Zamarron
  • Osvaldo Zapata

Hospital Leadership

Emma Maria Montes-Ewing
Chief Executive Officer

Victor Le Gloahec, MBA, CPPS
Chief Operating Officer

Mark A. Requena
Chief Financial Officer

Chad Dunavan, RN, DNP
Chief Nursing Officer

Rebecca Garcia Hernandez, BSN
Asst. Chief Nursing Officer

Oliver Ostorga
Associate Administrator  

Board Leadership and Membership

Carol Sherwood
Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of Laredo
Chairman of the Board

Cynthia Collazo
Former Deputy Manager, City of Laredo

Kevin Romo
State Farm Insurance, Agent

Steve E. Landin
Webb County EMC
Fire Chief/ EMC (Retired), City of Laredo

Letty H. Perez
Senior Escrow Officer, Operations Manager II
Commercial and Residential Specialist
Stewart Title - Border Division

Carlos A. Espinosa, MD
Vice Chief of Staff

David R. Benavides, MD
Past Chief of Staff

Marissa R. Gonzalez, MD
Chief of Staff

Eduardo Miranda, MD

Jose R. Garcia, MD

Fernando Sanchez, MD

Armando Gonzalez, MD

J. Santiago Gutierrez, MD, CMO
(NEWCO Partners)

Juan F. Montalvo, MD
(NEWCO Partners)

Charles Stark, RVP
South Texas – Acute Care Division

Emma Maria Montes-Ewing, CEO

Victor Le Gloahec, COO

Chad Dunavan, CNO

Mark A. Requena, CFO