Dr. Hoan Pho was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He graduated Valedictorian from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio in 1985, and magna cum laude from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1989. Dr. Pho was principal investigator in several studies in organic compound development and was coauthor in 6 publications in the Journal of Organic Chemistry. He graduated from The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School in 1993 with a Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Achievement. He completed 3 years of internal medicine residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in 1996, and became Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Pho has a special interest in treating Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome. He strongly believes in a comprehensive and individualized treatment strategy which includes education, counseling, exercise, nutrition guidance, and regular health maintenance exams. He spends his free time with his family and enjoys cycling, dancing, and playing tennis.