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Humberto Hidalgo, MD

Pediatric Pulmonologist


American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Pulmonology)

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UT Health RGV Pediatric Specialty

4150 Crosspoint Blvd., Edinburg, TX. 78539

PHONE: (956) 296-1960 | FAX: (956) 381-5397

Services & Treatments

Pediatric Pulmonology

  • Asthma Care and Education


Dr. Humberto Hidalgo, MD, is a board certified Pediatric Pulmonologist at UT Health RGV. With over 35 years of providing advanced medical care to patients, Dr. Hidalgo specializes in cardiovascular and pulmonology diseases, pulmonary disease, and provides treatment in pediatric pulmonology, cystic fibrosis, influenza, pertussis, pulmonary tuberculosis, viral pneumonia, asthma care and education, pulmonary diagnostics, technologically dependent pulmonary management and more.

He earned his Master's Degree in Biological Sciences from The University of New Orleans in 1976 and received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from Tulane University in 1981. Dr. Hidalgo completed his Pediatric Internship and Pediatric Residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. After completion of his residency, he continued his medical education and completed his Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship at Tulane University School of Medicine in 1989.

Dr. Hidalgo is Board Certified by The American Board of Pediatrics with special qualifications in Pediatric Pulmonology. As a Pediatric Pulmonology specialist at UT Health RGV, Dr. Hidalgo is dedicated to providing outstanding and compassionate care for all of his patients and treats diseases/sickness of the lungs and respiratory system in children.

Dr. Hidalgo joined the UTRGV School of Medicine Faculty in 2015 and currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, educating and training the next generation of leaders in medicine, research, and patient care. Dr. Hidalgo is also the Clerkship Co-Director for 3rd/4th-year medical students and the Respiratory Module Co-Director and member of the Student Education Committee in Pediatrics.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hidalgo, 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:
Tulane University (1981) 
New Orleans, LA 

Pediatrics Residency (1982-1984)
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX 

Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship (1989) 
Tulane University School of Medicine 
New Orleans, LA 

Additional Education/Training: 
Master of Science in Biological Sciences (1976) 
University of New Orleans 
New Orleans, LA

Honors & Awards

  • (1996) Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pediatrics 
  • (1993) Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Pediatrics 
  • (1987-1989) Recipient Pediatric Pulmonology Research Fellowship, American Lung Association 
  • (1981) AOA Honor Medical Society, Tulane Medical School


  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Pulmonology)