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Alejandro Bocanegra, MD

Family Medicine Doctor

Adult Primary Care

American Board of Family Medicine

English and Spanish


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UT Health RGV Primary & Urgent Care (Edinburg)

3804 S. Jackson Road, Ste #2, Edinburg, TX 78539

PHONE: (956) 296-3021 | FAX: (956) 296-3020

Services & Treatments

Conditions Treated

  • Acute illness care
  • Adult and geriatric medicine
  • Behavioral Health
  • Chronic care (diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, arthritis)
  • Men's health
  • Mental Health
  • Preventive care
  • Sports medicine and musculoskeletal care
  • Women's health


Dr. Alejandro Bocanegra, MD, is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician at UT Health RGV. With over 2 years of advanced medical experience, Dr. Bocanegra uses the latest technology and medical advancements in family medicine to provide communities in the RGV with the highest level of care.

Dr. Bocanegra graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas San Antonio in 2008 and received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from Howard University College of Medicine in 2014. He then completed his Residency at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2018.

As a Family Medicine Physician at UT Health RGV, Dr. Bocanegra diagnoses and provides services and treatments for preventative care, acute illness care, diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, arthritis, men’s and women’s health, adult and geriatric medicine, gynecology services, menopausal counseling and provides additional diagnostic services such as physical examinations, health screenings, and immunizations. Dr. Alejandro Bocanegra is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

Additionally, Dr. Bocanegra is a member of the Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Bocanegra joined the UTRGV School of Medicine Faculty in 2020 and currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Family Medicine.

To schedule an in-person or telemedicine appointment with Dr. Bocanegra, fill out our secure Online Appointment Request Form or call us at 1-833-887-4863 to speak with one of our UT Health RGV scheduling professionals. 

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Education & Training

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (2015-2018)
Edinburg, TX

Medical School:
Howard University (2010-2014)
Washington, DC

The University of Texas at San Antonio (2006-2008)
San Antonio, TX

Honors & Awards

  • (2018) Excellence in Medicine Award, UTRGV-DHR Family Medicine Residency Program
  • (2018) Second Place, poster presentation, “Improving Medication Reconciliation in a Family Medicine Clinic,” UTRGV Family Medicine Research Symposium
  • (2017) National Hispanic Medical Association, “Resident of the Year”
  • (2012) First Place, DC Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Scholars Capstone Project Competition Title: “Opioid Overdose Recognition and Response Training Program”, Washington, DC.
  • (2011) Summer Fellow, Cancer in the Under-Privileged, Indigent, or Disadvantaged (CUPID) - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • (2008) McNair Scholars Program, UTSA
  • (2008) First Place, UTSA’s College of Liberal and Fine Arts Research Conference - Title: “Genetics of Bipolar Disorder in Latino Populations”
  • (2007) Lancy Scholars Program, UTSA


  • Texas State Medical License
  • American Board of Family Medicine Diplomate
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified
  • Basic Life Support Certified
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified