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Dr. Carlos Vallbona

Dr. Carlos Vallbona


Carlos Vallbona, a physician and architect of the Harris Health Community Health Program died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. He was 88.

Dr. Carlos Valbona specialized in management of post-polio syndrome, a condition that affects people who previously contracted polio.

Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics

Education, Internship and Residency

  • Medical School: Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Internship: Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
  • Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Awards and Recognition

Dr. Vallbona was honored by the Texas Medical Center International Affairs Advisory Council for his work with post-polio patients along with the International Consular Corps of Houston.

Related Media

Dr. Vallbona was called "one of the world's foremost authorities on [post-polio]." by Jorge Franz, Chair of the Texas Medical Center International Affairs Advisory Committee. Read his letter to the editor of the Houston Business Journal.