Biography

Dr. John Halphen received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston. He completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He is ABMS certified in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is a Certified Wound Specialist-Physician (AAWM). He also has a JD degree from the University of Houston. Dr. Halphen provides Geriatric services, Palliative services, as well as medical wound services at LBJ Hospital. His interests include the education of learners in geriatrics, elder mistreatment, capacity issues, end-of-life issues, palliative medicine, and wound care.

Education

JD
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Medical Degree
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Residency
St. Joseph Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Houston, Texas
Fellowship
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Certified Wound Specialist Physician (American Academy of Wound Management)