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Timothy A. Hernandez, MD

Dr. Timothy A. Hernandez is a native son of San Antonio. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1991 with a Baccalaureate of Science in Biology. In 1995 he graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine.

He then completed his residency in Internal medicine in 1998 at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he founded the internal medicine experience for medical students and received the outstanding resident teacher award.

Dr. Hernandez first worked at Health Texas Medical Group before starting his private practice in 2003.

In 2012, he left private practice to join iMED Medical Associates and work for the Methodist Healthcare System. In 2021 he decided to join Pasteur Medical Associates, where he started his concierge practice.

Throughout his career, he has served San Antonio as well as the medical community in various leadership roles and professional appointments to include:

  • Chief of Medicine at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital
  • Chair of the Methodist Healthcare System Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Chair of the Methodist Healthcare System CoVID-19 Therapeutics Taskforce
  • Vice-Chair of the Bexar County Medical Society Board of Mediation
  • Vice-Chair of the Bexar County Medical Society Board of Censors
  • Medical Ethics Committee member/consultant for the Methodist Healthcare System and the Christus Santa Rosa Medical System
  • Southwest District Chair of the Texas Club of Internal Medicine
  • Treasurer of the Texas Club of Internal Medicine
  • President of the San Antonio Club of Internal Medicine

As a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Dr. Hernandez enjoys teaching residents and students.

His philosophy in patient care reflects his love of teaching, emphasizing helping patients understand their disease process, treatment regimens, and the medical decision-making process. He is thorough and direct during these discussions. However, do not be surprised if he teases you or tells a joke once he gets to know you. Dr. Hernandez believes that direct communication with his peers regarding the plan of care for a patient is often better than communication via progress notes.

Dr. Hernandez is fluent in Spanish.

When not working, he enjoys laughing, spending time with his wife/son/family/friends (to include three rescue dogs), studying various martial arts, shooting, reading, watching movies, and being an avid foodie.

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