UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Munante, Mariana MD

School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
210 450 6120
munante@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Munante is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and Medical Director of the Medical Drive Primary Care Clinic at UT Health. She earned her medical degree in 2001 from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru and later graduated from the Family Medicine residency program at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Dr. Munante worked as a Family Physician at the San Antonio Military Medical Center for seven years, three of which she served as Chief of the Family Medicine Service. This clinic, which serves a large and diverse patient population obtained a Patient Centered Medical Home recognition in 2013. At the end of 2013 she transitioned to her current position, opening the doors of the Medical Drive Primary Care Clinic in 2014. This clinic obtained a Patient Centered Medical Home recognition in 2016. Dr. Munante supervises a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, behavioral health clinicians and doctors in pharmacy, with a focus on extending the capabilities of the primary care clinicians to positively impact the health of the patient population. Dr. Munante teaches medical students during their Family Medicine rotation. She is an EPIC (electronic medical record) Champion and uses her knowledge of the primary care team-based workflow to collaboratively lead initiatives that optimize evidence based services, improve clinical documentation and ultimately have a positive impact in the health of the population. She works collaboratively with behavioral health clinicians on optimizing the integration of behavioral health and primary care. She has lead multiple quality improvement projects that have a direct impact on the patient population she serves.

11/2013 - Present Medical Director Primary Care Center, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX
11/2013 - Present Assistant Professor/Clinical and Attending Staff UTHCSA, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX