Hector J. Arreaza, MD

Dr. Hector Arreaza was born and raised in Venezuela. He graduated cum laude from the Romulo Gallegos University Medical School in San Juan de los Morros. After graduating from medical school, he accepted a one-year position as a medical director in a rural clinic in Parapara, Guarico State, where he provided urgent, primary and emergency care. He left Venezuela for a two year mission in Salt Lake City, Utah and while there, he decided to become a U.S. licensed family physician. While in Salt Lake City, Dr. Arreaza volunteered as a medical interpreter in various primary care and urgent care settings serving uninsured and refugee populations. Further, he was featured on BYU TV as a medical consultant. In 2013, Hector graduated from the UCLA International Medical Graduate Program. Dr. Arreaza successfully completed a residency training at our own Rio Bravo Family Medicine Residency Program, where he was selected as the first Chief Resident in our institution. He is eager to utilize his medical knowledge and language skills in underserved areas of California.