Dr. Javier A. Saenz is a practicing physician in La Joya, Texas. His dedication to his patients and the community has earned him much recognition including La Joya ISD naming a middle school in his honor and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by Henry Cuellar, Member of Congress.
His dedication began at the University of Texas at Austin where he received a Bachelor Science in Pharmacy with Honors in 1979. After graduation, he attended the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School at San Antonio and received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1982. After graduation, he returned to McAllen, Texas and completed his residency from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Family Practice Residency Program at McAllen. He received his license to practice pharmacy in 1982 and a license to practice medicine in 1983.
Dr. Saenz is a member of the Hidalgo-Starr Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association, Texas Academy of Family Practice, Texas Academy of Family Practice, Valley Chapter, and American Academy of Family Physicians. He sits on the Rio Grande Valley Cancer Prevention and Detection Program Steering Committee and the Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance Ethics Committee. He also volunteers as the physician for the local high schools and their football teams.