V. Herman Villarreal, MD


Clinic locations

Medical Center
5131 Medical Drive, Suite 120
San Antonio, Texas 78229
210.614.1515

Affiliated Hospitals
St. Luke's Baptist Hospital
7930 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Christus Santa Rosa Northwest 
 
2827 Babcock Road
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Kindred Hospital

3636 Medical Drive
San Antonio, Texas  78229

LifeCare Hospital of San Antonio
8902 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78240

Methodist Hospital 

7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio

 
9119 Cinnamon Hill
San Antonio, Texas 78240

University Hospital 
4502 Medical Dr
San Antonio, Texas 78225 

Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital
14747 Jones Maltsburger Road  
San Antonio, Texas 78247  

 


Languages
English
Spanish

V. Herman Villarreal, MD


Dr. Herman Villarreal studied medicine at The National University of Mexico in Mexico City.  After receiving his medical degree, he completed his post-graduate training at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois; Washington University, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri; Rockefeller University in New York City, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.  He has been a member of multiple societies including the American Society of Transplant Physicians, American Society of Nephrology and the Harvey Society.  Dr. Villarreal has published several research papers on kidney disease and is co-editor of two books on clinical immunology of the heart and kidney. He is board certified in Nephrology.

Education

MD, Medical Career, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, 1970

Postgraduate training

Rotating Internship, General Hospital, Ministry of Health, Mexico City, 1970

Social Service, Department of Nephrology, National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico City, 1971

Resident in Medicine III, Barnes Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1974

Resident in Medicine II, Barnes Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1973

Resident in Medicine I, Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 1972

Postdoctoral Fellow and Resident Physician, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 1978

Second Year Clinical Nephrology Fellow, Southwestern University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 1988

Fellow, Dallas Nephrology Associates, Southwestern Dialysis Center, Dallas, Texas, 1988

First Year Clinical Nephrology Fellow, Southwestern University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 1987

Board certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Professional organizations, societies

American Society of Transplant Physicians

Texas Medical Association

Bexar County Medical Society

The Harvey Society, New York, 1976

Awards and honors

Best Intern, General Hospital, Ministry of Health, Mexico City, Mexico, 1969-70

Medical Degree with honorary Mention, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, 1970

First Prize, Scientific Presentation--Fellows Night, New York Society of Nephrology, New York, N. Y., 1978

Medical directorships

FMC Dialysis Services of Ingram - Ingram Dialysis, San Antonio, Texas 

BMA of San Antonio - Kidney Disease Clinic of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 1996 to present

Publications, presentations and abstracts

Villarreal Jr, H.: Efecto de la angiotensina y acido etacrinico en la osmolaridad medular renal.
Thesis.  National University of Mexico.  1970.

Rodriguez, H., Villarreal Jr, H., Slatolpolsky, E., and Klahr, S.:  Pseudohypoparathyroidism type II.  Restoration of normal responsiveness to parathyroid hormone by calcium administration.  J. Clin. End. Metab., 39: 639, 1974.

Zabriskie, J.B., Fischetti, V.A., van de Rijn, I., Fillit, H., and Villarreal Jr, H.: Biological implications of cross-reactions between group A streptococci and renal tissues. Proc.    First Internat. Symp. on the Biology and Chemistry of Basement Membranes. Phil. Penn. 1976.

Villarreal Jr, H., van de Rijn, I., Mahabir, R., and Zabriskie, J.B.: Streptococcal antigens in acute glomerulonephritis. Proc. of the X International Congress on Clinical Chemistry. Mexico City, 1978.

Zabriskie, J.B., Fillit, H., and Villarreal Jr, H.: Chronic nephritis after acute streptococcal glomerulonephritis. N. Eng.  J. Med. 299:199, 1978.

Villarreal Jr, H., van de Rijn, I., Mahabir, R., and Zabriskie, J.B.:  An extracellular protein of nephritogenic streptococci.  Proc. of the VII International Congress of Nephrology.  Montreal, Canada. 1978.

Villarreal Jr, H., and Zabriskie, J.B.: Studies on the extracellular proteins of streptococci.  In Proceedings of the VII International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal  Disease. Oxford, England. 1978.

Zabriskie, J.B., Fillit, H., and Villarreal Jr, H.:  The relationship of group A. streptococci and mammalian tissue antigens to certain disease states.  Ach. Inst. Cardiol. 49:74, 1979.

Villarreal Jr, H., Rico, E., and Zabriskie, J.B.: Streptococcus related acute glomerulonephritis. Arch. Inst. Cardiol, 49: 89, 1979.

Villarreal Jr, H., Fischetti, V.A., van de Rijn, I., and Zabriskie, J.B.: The occurrence of a protein in the extra-cellular products of streptococci isolated from patients with acute glomerulonephritis.  J. Exp. Med. 149: 459, 1979.

Mahabir, R., Villarreal Jr, H., Antonovych, T.T., et al.: Clinicopathological studies of glomerulonephritis in Trinidad.  In Streptococcal diseases and the immune response.  Read, S.E., and Zabriskie, J.B., editors. Academic Press.  New York, 1980. pp. 553.

Villarreal Jr, H., Canseco, P., Espinoza, L., and Zabriskie, J.B.: Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis. The role of immune complexes. In Immune Complexes in Clinical Medicine. Espinoza, L., and Osterland, C. K., editors. Futura Medical Publications. New York, 1983. pp. 191.

Villarreal Jr, H., Espinoza, L., and Zabriskie, J.B.: Post-bacterial glomerulonephritis. In Clinical Immunology of the Kidney. Zabriskie, J.B., Fillit, H., Villarreal Jr, H., and Becker, E.L., editors. Wiley & Sons. New York. 1982. pp. 239.

Fillit, H., and Villarreal Jr, H.: Immunologic methods for the study of kidney disease. In Clinical Immunology of the Kidney. Zabriskie, J.B., Fillit, H., Villarreal Jr, H., and Becker, E. L., editors. Wiley & Sons. New York. 1982. pp.3.

Espinoza, L.R., Brar, G., Villarreal Jr., H., and Osterland, K.C.: Immunologic cardiac manifestations of rheumatic diseases. In Clinical Immunology of the Heart. Zabriskie, J.B., Villarreal Jr, H., and Engle, M. A., editors. Wiley & Sons. New York. 1981. pp. 221.

Villarreal Jr, H., Fischetti, V.A., van de Rijn, I., and Zabriskie, J.B.: Observations on an extracellular protein unique to nephritogenic streptococci. In streptococcal diseases and the immune response. Read, S.E., and Zabriskie, J.B., editors. Academic Press. New York. 1980. pp. 185. 

Books

Zabriskie, J.B., Villarreal Jr, H., and Engle, M.A.: Clinical Immunology of the Heart. Wiley Series in Clinical Immunology. John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1981. (TRANSLATED INTO RUSSIAN IN 1984)

Zabriskie, J.B., Fillit, H., Villarreal Jr, H., and Becker, E.L.: Clinical Immunology of the Kidney. Wiley series in Clinical Immunology. John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1982.

Research support

National Council of Science and Technology, National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico City, Mexico, 1978-83

New York Research Council, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 1976-78

Velutini Foundation Grant, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 1976-78

Fellow, National Institute of Cardiology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 1974-77

Fellow, National Kidney Foundation, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 1974-76

Fellow, New York Kidney Foundation, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, 1974-75

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