Dr. Vento grew up in Austin, Texas and did both his medical school and internal medicine residency training at UT Southwestern, during which he grew attached to Parkland and its patients. His academic interests include Oncology and Clinical Informatics. Outside of medicine, he enjoys tennis, traveling, and practicing new languages and instruments.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2017)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Immunotherapy
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

PD-L1 detection using 89Zr-atezolizumab immuno-PET in renal cell carcinoma tumorgrafts from a patient with favorable nivolumab response.
Vento J, Mulgaonkar A, Woolford L, Nham K, Christie A, Bagrodia A, de Leon AD, Hannan R, Bowman I, McKay RM, Kapur P, Hao G, Sun X, Brugarolas J, J Immunother Cancer 2019 Jun 7 1 144

Honors & Awards

  • John S. Miller Outstanding Senior Resident
    UT Southwestern (2020)
  • Student Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (2020)