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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 was appointed fellowship program director in 2008. He serves as subspecialty consultant and inpatient ward attending and runs an outpatient practice in general infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS and travel medicine. He teaches and mentors medical students, internal medicine residents and infectious disease fellows. He has received numerous prestigious awards denoting his commitment to patient care and education (America’s Top Physicians, Best Doctors in America, Texas Super Doctors, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Academy of Oslerian Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award). In addition, he has served as investigator in HIV/AIDS clinical trials of antiretroviral agents and opportunistic infections and is the author of several peer-reviewed publications.

Clincial & Research Interests

  • Investigational therapeutic approaches in HIV/AIDS
  • Opportunistic infections in compromised hosts
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Infections in correctional health care settings

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