Dr. Cortez is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He holds a Masters in Business Administration, Finance from Cal State Hayward and a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley. He completed his pediatric residency training at Valley’s Children Hospital, Fresno, CA. Dr. Cortez is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and has been in private practice with John Muir Medical Group since 2000. He has travelled to Central America to care for orphaned children and has served as the Medical Director for the John Muir Mobile Health Clinic, which provides free preventative and urgent medical care for community members who are uninsured or unable to pay for care in the East Contra Costa County. Dr. Cortez is bilingual in English and Spanish.Click here to learn more and view a video of Dr. Cortez.