Jairo A. Melo, MD
Medical Director, Texas IPS
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease Fellowship, The University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, TX
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, The University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, TX
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Undergraduate – Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia
Medical School – Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia
Areas of Expertise
Although 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it remains remarkably misunderstood, even to some people already suffering.
Untreated obstructive sleep apnea presents very real threats: it can increase your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart attack, and has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even glaucoma.
During the pandemic, as doctors and researchers scrambled for ways to save lives and fight back a brand new virus wreaking havoc on patients, a four-letter acronym gained new attention in the mainstream press.