Dr. Alfredo Camero Jr. is a native of Laredo and graduated from Alexander High School. After high school, Dr. Camero attended Texas A&M University where he majored in biomedical science. Afterward, he attended UT Health San Antonio for medical school where he graduated with honors including admission into both Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and Gold Humanism Honor Society.
Dr. Camero chose to stay in San Antonio for his medical training after graduating so he could continue to serve the community of South Texas. He completed his internal medicine training from 2012-2015 at UT Health San Antonio where he worked at both University Hospital and the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital. He was invited to be a chief resident from 2015-2016. Choosing to specialize in gastroenterology, he then completed his gastroenterology fellowship at UT Health San Antonio from 2016-2019, where he served as chief fellow during his last year of training.
During his training, Dr. Camero remained active with national and state organizations like the American College of Gastroenterology. He attended numerous conferences and participated in an advocacy trip in Washington, D.C., supporting legislation to end Medicare loopholes for out of pocket costs for patients undergoing colonoscopy screening. He looks forward to continuing to stay active with local, state, and national organizations to advocate for the profession and his patients.
Dr. Camero’s clinical interests include endoscopy and colonoscopy, colon cancer screening, esophageal disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, cirrhosis management, and more.
Dr. Camero is credentialed at Laredo Digestive Health Center, Laredo Medical Center, and Doctors Hospital of Laredo. When not at work, he is dedicated to his family and children.