Hector E. Tamayo, MD
Internal Medicine - Board Certified 

Dr. Tamayo received a childhood bilingual education through American schools in South America and is fluent in English and Spanish. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1998. He specialized as a doctor for adults and was honored to serve as Chief Resident of the training program and then as a teaching doctor for many years at Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, the University Hospital, and the University of Texas Health Science Center. He later received media attention for a contribution based house call practice through which he served the San Antonio community for several years.  He has also served overseas on medical missions and locally in hurricane evacuation shelters and other community projects.  Dr. Tamayo now enjoys providing meaningful primary care for adults of all ages through Direct Care of Texas.


Gladys Gonzalez, NCMA

Medical Assistant


Gladys has been the moral backbone of our practice since she first came to us with extensive experience as a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant.  She was an instrumental part of our growth and continues to serve our patients who have have transitioned to Direct Care of Texas.  She finds personal reward in providing meaningful care to those we serve and our patients regard her as one of the main reasons they continue committed to our care.