Biography

Dr. Sertich is a third-generation physician and the first internist in a family of surgeons. He grew up in San Antonio, TX, studied Art History at Austin College, and graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He completed his residency at the University of Colorado and returns home to Texas to advance medical education, specifically how to integrate basic science content with bedside medicine. Additional clinical interests include point-of-care ultrasound, serum biomarkers guiding antimicrobial stewardship, transitions of care, and improving healthcare utilization. His clinical practice includes the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of hospitalized patients. He enjoys running, cycling, hiking, drumming, baking, cooking, and reading.

Education

Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine (2014)
Internship
University of Washington School of Medicine (2015), Surgery
Residency
University of Colorado Health Science Center (2018), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship and Serum Procalcitonin
  • Beside Ultrasonography
  • Education and Learning Theory
  • Medical Education Resource Design

Honors & Awards

  • Gold Humanism Society
    Member (2017)
  • John P. McGovern Medical Ethics and Humanities Scholar
    Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2014)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians (2018)
  • American Medical Association (2018)
  • Texas Medical Association (2018)