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Carolina Gomez de Ziegler, MD

Family Medicine Doctor

Adult Primary Care

Licensed Physician

English and Spanish


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UT Health RGV/Knapp Family Health Center

2810 W. Expressway 83, Mercedes, TX. 78570

PHONE: (956) 296-1831 | FAX: (956) 296-2970

Services & Treatments

Conditions Treated

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


Dr. Carolina Gomez de Ziegler, MD is a Family Medicine Physician at UT Health RGV. With over 20 years of advanced medical experience, Dr. Ziegler uses the latest technology and medical advancements in family medicine to provide communities in the RGV with the highest level of care.   

Dr. Gomez de Ziegler graduated with a Medical Degree (M.D.) from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 2001 and completed her Pathology Residency at the Instituto de Anatomia Patologica in 2005 and her Family Medicine Residency at the Knapp Medical Center in 2017. Additionally, she participated as an intern at the Miguel Perez Carreno Hospital in 2000.   

As a Family Medicine Physician at UT Health RGV, Dr. Gomez de Ziegler diagnoses and provides medical treatment in acute illness care, sports medicine and musculoskeletal 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 and many more. 

Additionally, Dr. Gomez de Ziegler is a member of several notable organizations such as the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (an accreditation, not a society), and the Venezuelan Society Pathology.  

Dr. Gomez de Ziegler currently serves as Assistant Professor at the Department of Family Medicine at the UTRGV School of Medicine and is the Interim Associated Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at the UTRGV/Knapp Medical Center.  

Dr. Gomez de Ziegler is also a Fellow at Faculty Development Center GCAM at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of osteopathic medicine in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas. 

To schedule an in-person or telemedicine appointment with Dr. Ziegler, 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

Universidad Central de Venezuela (2003-2005)
Caracas, VE

Hospital General Guatire Guarenas (2002)
Miranda, VE

Hospital Miguel Perez Carreno (2000)
Caracas, VE

Medical School:
Universidad Central de Venezuela (1994-2001)
Caracas, VE


  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support
  • Advance Trauma Life Support
  • Advance Life Support
  • Basic Life Support