Specialty Internal Medicine Language(s) Spoken English; Tagalog Joined Kelsey-Seybold July 2019 Accepting New Patients? Current patients only Biography To My Dear Patients:My last day to care for patients as a member of Kelsey-Seybold’s medical staff will be June 19, 2020. Read my full letter here.Professional BackgroundDr. Esmeralda Gutierrez-Asis earned her medical degree in 2003 at the University of the City of Manila, the Philippines. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Huntsville Regional Campus in 2015. She’s board certified in Internal Medicine and is certified in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support. After completing her residency, Dr. Gutierrez-Asis cared for patients as a hospitalist at North Alabama Hospitalists in Huntsville from 2018 until 2019, when she joined Kelsey-Seybold.Professional AssociationsDr. Gutierrez-Asis is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Society of General Internal Medicine.Hobbies and InterestsDr. Gutierrez-Asis enjoys traveling, working out at the gym, shopping, watching investigative TV shows, and dancing. Fun FactsThe most exotic/interesting place Dr. Gutierrez-Asis has visited is Coron in the province of Palawan, Philippines. As a child, she already knew she wanted to be a doctor when she grew up.