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Juan Carlos Sarria, M.D.
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Juan Carlos Sarria, M.D., Associate Professor

Juan Carlos Sarria, M.D.
Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd, Marvin Graves Bldg., Rm 4.210
Galveston, Texas 77555-0435
Phone: 409.747.1856
Fax: 409.772.6527
Email: jcsarria@utmb.edu


Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
M.D. 1990 University of Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
Internship 1994 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
I.M. Residency 1996 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
I.D. Fellowship 1998 Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA


Dr. Sarria joined UTMB in 2004 and has served as Fellowship Program Director since 2008. He is actively involved in teaching of Medical Students, Internal Medicine Residents and Infectious Disease Fellows. He received the Academy of Oslerian Medicine Teaching Award in 2008 and the "Best Doctors in America" and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Awards in 2011. He actively participates as Ward Attending and Infectious Disease Consultant and runs an outpatient practice in the General Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS and Travel Medicine clinics. In addition, he has served as investigator in several HIV/AIDS clinical trials of antiretroviral agents and opportunistic infections and is the author of several peer-reviewed publications.

Clincial & Research Interests

Clinical Interests:
  • HIV infection/AIDS
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Infections in correctional health care settings
Research Interests:
  • Investigational therapeutic approaches in HIV infection/AIDS
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts

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