Specialty Internal Medicine Language(s) Spoken English; Spanish Joined Kelsey-Seybold August 2018 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional Background Dr. Emanuel Nazario-Irizarry completed his medical degree in 2014 from San Juan Bautista (SBJ) School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 2017 at the University of Central Florida (UCF). After graduation, Dr. Nazario-Irizarry had an instructor/clinical position at UT Health from 2017 to 2018, where he taught and supervised Internal Medicine residents during night float rotations at the VA Medical Center. Dr. Nazario-Irizarry also held a nocturnist position at South Texas Veterans Health Care Center in San Antonio from 2017 to 2018. He joined Kelsey-Seybold's Internal Medicine Department in August 2018 and sees patients at Clear Lake Clinic.Professional Associations Dr. Nazario-Irizarry is a member of the following professional organizations: the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. Hobbies and InterestsDr. Nazario-Irizarry enjoys reading fiction, watching movies with his wife, and listening to music recorded on vinyl. He's also a car enthusiast.Fun Facts Dr. Nazario-Irizarry enjoys watching the original Star Wars movies. His guilty pleasure is "a good cup of ice cream." The best advice he's received is to be consistent toward his goals.The most interesting place he's ever lived or visited is his native country, Puerto Rico, with Santorini in Greece as a close second. Dr. Nazario-Irizarry was born in the Dominican Republic while his father studied medicine there. As a young child fascinated with how natural things work and change, Dr. Nazario-Irizarry knew whatever career path he chose would have to be related to natural sciences in some way.