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About Dr. Padilla Vazquez

Dr. Padilla Vazquez is an Internal Medicine physician with interest in primary care, functional medicine and chronic medical illnesses such as autoimmune disorders, thyroid disease, diabetes, hypertension, and more. He has a holistic approach, helping his patients find authentic health and wellness. He also provides COVID care. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Dr. Padilla Vazquez grew up in Mexico, after medical school he spent 5 years as a Research Associate at the Thrombosis Research Section at Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed his Internal Medicine training at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas from where he graduated in 2008. He was the Chief of Residents during his last year of training and was awarded “Graduate Resident of the Year.”
Dr. Padilla Vazquez and his wife are raising four children. He practices in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

I consider myself privileged to receive the trust patients place in my hands. It is my greatest desire to offer them the medical care I would like my own family to receive in time of need.” ~Dr. Padilla Vazquez

Licensed States

Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

In-Network Carriers

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, TriCare Select, South Dakota Medicaid, Midland’s Choice, Moda, ProviDrs Care

BlueCross BlueShield Networks Include: Century Preferred PPO Network, BlueCare (HMO Network, Prime Network), Blue Connection, Pathway small group(PPO, HMO), Medicare Advantage (PPO, PPO Access Select, HMO, HMO Select), Traditional Indemnity and Century 90 Plans, UniCare Life and Health Insurance Company Plan Programs
United Healthcare Networks Include: PPO, Choice (EPO, HMO, Plus HMO, PLUS POS), Surest Plan, NexusACo (OAP, RP,NR, NRB, OAP, OA, RB, R, NRP), Select (HMO, Plus), Core (Choice Plus POS, HMO,EPO), Doctors Plan (EPO, Plus HMO, Plus POS), Select (EPO, Plus POS), Navigate & Navigate Plus, Charter (HMO, POS, EPO), Medicare Advantage

Accepts those who are insured with:
Christian Brothers Ministry Services Plan
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida
Christendom College

Services Offered

  • Adult functional medicine, with special emphasis on careful diagnosis to get to the root problems of symptoms
  • Management of chronic medical illness including diabetes, thyroid disease, high blood pressure, heart disease, and more
  • Adult convenient/urgent care for more than 50 conditions including colds, flu, allergies, fever, allergies, headache, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, urinary tract infections, pink eye, rashes, sore throat, constipation and more.
  • Adult behavioral/mental health medication management for depression, anxiety, OCD, ADD, and more.
  • Men’s health
  • End-of-life care consultation
  • Fluent in English and Spanish

Patient Testimonials

I was very pleased with the care I received. Dr. Padilla is a warm and caring doctor. I am glad to receive care in my own home and not have to go out and run the risk of getting COVID. I will be using this service again!  -S. Zoglman

My husband and were highly satisfied with our care and look forward to future contact with Dr. Padilla. We are very glad to be part of this Catholic medical network. – K. Moss


Dr. Padilla Vazquez sees adults for all medical concerns including acute and chronic conditions, COVID care, behavioral/mental health, men's health, and end-of-life care consultation. He has a particular interest in Functional Medicine.
*Languages: English, Spanish