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

Doctors Hospital Of Laredo Main Entrance

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, wound care and hyperbaric medicine and comprehensive women’s health services

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 at Doctors Hospital provides expert care for patients experiencing heart attack, heart disease and other cardiac conditions. The hospital recently invested $2.7 million to expand and remodel its advanced cardiac surgical suite, which is dedicated exclusively to open heart procedures. In 2016, surgeons performed the 100th open heart surgery at Doctors Hospital.

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. Learn more >

Doctors Hospital Of Laredo


Doctors Hospital of Laredo is directly or indirectly owned by a partnership that includes physician owners, including certain members of the hospital 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Eloy Zamarron
  • Osvaldo Zapata

Hospital Leadership

Emma Maria Montes-Ewing
Chief Executive 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

Guillermo Benavides Z.
Chairman of the Board

Carol Sherwood
Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of Laredo

Cynthia Collazo
Former Deputy Manager, City of Laredo

Kevin Romo
State Farm Insurance, Agent

Carlos A. Espinosa, M.D.
Chief of Staff

David R. Benavides, MD
Past Chief of Staff

Marissa R. Gonzalez, MD
Vice Chief of Staff

Eduardo Miranda, MD

Jose R. Garcia, MD

Fernando Sanchez, MD

J. Santiago Gutierrez, MD
(NEWCO Partners)

Juan F. Montalvo, MD
(NEWCO Partners)

Charles Stark, R.V.P.
South Texas – Acute Care Division

Emma Maria Montes-Ewing, CEO

Mark A. Requena, CFO