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Gerardo Munoz-Monaco, MD, FAAFP

Family Medicine Doctor

Adult Primary Care

American Board of Family Medicine

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

Primary Care (In-Person)


  • Comprehensive healthcare for all age groups 
  • Family Medicine 
  • Health screening 
  • Immunizations 
  • Mental health 
  • Men’s health  
  • Preventive care 
  • Physical examinations 
  • Women’s health  

Conditions Treated 

  • Acute illness care 
  • Acute sinusitis 
  • Arthritis
  • Bladder infection 
  • Burns 
  • Bronchitis 
  • Cholesterol 
  • Chronic care 
  • Cold 
  • Diabetes
  • Ear infection 
  • Flu 
  • Hypertension
  • Pneumonia 
  • Strep throat 


Dr. Gerardo Munoz-Monaco, MD, is a board certified Family Medicine Doctor at UT Health RGV. Focused on providing advanced medical care to patients, Dr. Munoz-Monaco uses the latest advancements in family medicine to improve the health and lives of children and adults in the RGV.

As an Adult Primary Care/Family Medicine physician at UT Health RGV, Dr. Munoz-Monaco offers diagnostic and treatment for children and adults, preventive care, health screenings, immunizations, chronic care (diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, arthritis), men’s health, women’s health, and more. Dr. Munoz-Monaco provides a personalized patient care plan along with a variety of resources to ensure patients can make the most educated choice about their health care. Dr. Munoz-Monaco is board certified by The American Board of Family Medicine with a special interest in Preventive Care and Quality/Coding.

Dr. Munoz-Monaco received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from Universidad de Carabobo Faculty of Health Sciences in 2004 and completed his Family Medicine Residency training at Indiana University School of Medicine - Methodist Hospital in 2013. After completion of his residency training, he continued his medical education and completed his Faculty Development Fellowship at The University of North Texas Health Science Center.

In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Munoz-Monaco is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine, National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), and a member of the NHMA Board Development Committee.

Dr. Gerardo Munoz-Monaco joined the UTRGV School of Medicine Faculty in 2017 and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine, and is the Chief of Family Medicine of the Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, educating and training the next generation of leaders in medicine, research, and patient care. 

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gerardo Munoz-Monaco, 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

Medical School: 
Universidad de Carabobo Faculty of Health Sciences (2005) 
Valencia, Venezuela 

Family Medicine Residency (2010-2013) 
Indiana University School of Medicine - Methodist Hospital 
Indianapolis, Indiana 

Faculty Development Fellowship (2019) 
University of North Texas Health Science Center 
Fort Worth, Texas 

American Board of Family Medicine 

Honors & Awards

  • (2018) Award of Excellence – UTRGV School of Medicine 
  • (2016) Quality Champion – Eskenazi Health 
  • (2016) Excellence in Primary Care – Eskenazi Health

Professional Memberships 

  • American Academy of Family Medicine 
  • National Hispanic Medical Association