Specialty Hospitalist Language(s) Spoken English; Waray Joined Kelsey-Seybold July 2011 Accepting New Patients? Current patients only BiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Zalavarria earned his doctorate from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2007. He completed his medical education at UT-Houston with an internship and residency in Internal Medicine in 2010. Dr. Zalavarria speaks English and Waray, a dialect spoken in Tacloban City in the Philippines.Professional AssociationsDr. Zalavarria is a member of the American College of Physicians, Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society and the Herb Fred Medical Society. Hobbies and InterestsWhen not caring for patients, Dr. Zalavarria enjoys sports, physical fitness, dancing and travel.