PHYSICIANS
Dr. Alex Blanco, MD

Dr. Alex Blanco graduated from The University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1993. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School and obtained his MD in 1998. Upon graduation Dr. Blanco began his residency training in Family Practice at the UTMB family practice residency in Conroe, Texas.  He completed his residency and obtained his board certification in 2001.

Dr. Blanco has been in private practice in Laredo since 2002.  He has hospital privileges at Doctors Hospital of Laredo, Laredo Medical Center, Providence Hospital and Laredo Specialty Hospital.  He takes care of hundreds of patients in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.  He served as the chief of staff at Doctors Hospital of Laredo, was elected as the inaugural president of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians Seven Flags chapter and in 2008 was awarded the Presidential Award of Merit from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.  He serves as an elder at Grace Bible Church of Laredo.  He enjoys running marathons and triathlons and brings this commitment to health and fitness to his patients.  He is married (to Dr. Cynthia Cantu) and has two children. 


















Dr. Cynthia Cantu, MD

Dr. Cynthia Cantu graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1992.  She then earned a Masters Degree in Cellular Biology from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1994.  She attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School and obtained her MD in 1998.  Upon graduation Dr. Cantu began her residency training in Family Practice at the UTMB family practice residency in Conroe, Texas.  She completed her residency in 2002.  Dr. Cantu has been in private practice in Laredo since 2004. In addition, she has recieved training in hyperbaric medicine and wound care. A native of Laredo, she carries on a proud tradition of taking care of patients in this community.  
HomeOur PracticePhysiciansInsuranceContact UsAppointments

.
           Board Certified Family Physicians.