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Jorge Humberto Serna

Jorge Serna

El Paso Kidney Specialists, PA
1310 Murchison Drive, Suite 100
El Paso, TX 79902-2991

El Paso

Texas (TX)

Contact Contact Jorge Humberto Serna
T: 915-544-4500
F: 915-544-4572

Nephrology; Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Published In:

Texas Super Doctors 2019
Texas Super Doctors 2018
Texas Super Doctors 2017
Texas Super Doctors 2016
Texas Super Doctors 2015
Texas Super Doctors 2014
Texas Super Doctors 2013
Texas Super Doctors 2012

About Jorge Serna

Medical School: Texas Health Science Center at Houston, University of

Graduation Year: 1997

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

 Physician Leadership Meeting in San Diego DaVita Company Core Value Award,  we received the Fullfilment National  Award for 2019 

Physician Leadership Medical Director Award, Davita , 2019

National Physician Leadership Meeting Core Value Award by Davita for EPKS , 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications:

Certified Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension.  June 2005

Professional Activity:

End-stage renal disease network 19th chapter .  Vice chairman


Community Service:

Volunteer physicians to cooperate with medical students non for profit organization


Publications, Lectures and Presentations:

Stack AG, Serna H, Ramsanahie A, Henry C.  Determinants and prognostic importance of cardiomegaly among new ESRD patients in the United States. Ann Epidemiol. 2004 October; 14(9):676-85


Austin G. Stack, J. Humberto Serna, Rajnish K. Dhingra.  Strong Association of Low Serum Albumin with Infection and Cardiac Mortality Risk among new ESRD Patients in the US (under revision).


Swinford R, Serna JH, Gitomer J.  Does meeting DOQI standards increase malnutrition for pediatric patients on automated peritoneal dialysis?  Relationship of Dialysate Volume, dialysis adequacy and serum albumin.  Pediatric Academic Societies & American Academy of Pediatrics Joint Meeting.  Boston, MA, May 2000.


Serna J.H., Genta R, M, Lichtenberger L.M., Graham D.Y., El-Zaatari F.A.K. Invasive Like Organisms in Feline Gastric Mucosa.  Helicobacter 2(1): 40-3, March 1997.


El-Zaatari F.A.K., Woo J.S., Badr A., Osato M.S., Serna J.H., Lichtenberger L.M., Genta R.M., Graham D.Y.  Failure to Isolate Helicobacter pylori from stray cats; Is Helicobacter pylori in cats an anthroponosis – an animal infection with a human pathogen?  Journal of Medical Microbiology 46(5);372-6, May 1997.


Dial E.J., Hall L.R., Serna H, Romero J.J., Fox J.G., Lichtenberger L.M.  Antibiotic properities of bovine lactoferrin on Helicobacter pylori.  Digestive Diseases Science.  1998 Dec; 43(12):2750-6.


Serna J.H., Smalling S., Fuentes F.  How to prevent Cardiovascular disease in the Hispanic Community:  The good diet.  La Voz.  August 26-28, 1996.

Educational Background:

Jorge Humberto SernaMD, FACP, FAAP, FASN, FASH

Earned his Bachelor’s of Arts in Biology from Baylor University at Waco, Texas. Subsequently, he earned his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He proceeded to complete his combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston followed by his Fellowship in Nephrology . He became fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Nephrology, and American Society of Hypertension. He is a certified hypertension specialist by the American Society of Hypertension and helps to treat patients with secondary hypertension. He enjoys all aspects of clinical nephrology with emphasis on chronic kidney disease and its complications, diabetic nephropathy, proteinuria, glomerulonephritis, nephrolithiasis and refractory hypertension.

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