Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certified in lnterventional Cardiology Founded Heart Clinic, PA in 1983 and subsequently South Heart Clinic, PLLC
Dr. Blake was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He graduated from Escuela Preparatoria#5 Mexico City, Mexico with a Bachelor in Chemistry and Biology. He received his Medical Degree from Facultad de Medicina Univ. Nacional Autonoma, Mexico City, Mexico in 1974. Dr. Blake completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. He obtained an M.B.A. at the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas.
Dr. Blake is a Fellow of American College of Cardiologist and a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians.
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified in cardiology and is trained in all aspects of interventional cardiology. Dr. Blake founded Heart Clinic, PA in 1983. He also founded Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, the first rehabilitation center, McAllen, Texas. Dr. Blake assisted Dr. M. Shereef Hilmy with the first Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) procedure at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen. He also additional founded McAllen
Heart Hospital, McAllen, Texas and Harlingen Medical Center, Harlingen, Texas. He has privileges at Harlingen Medical Center, Valley Baptist Medical CenterHarlingen and Knapp Medical Center. Dr. Blake is married and has five children which keep him involved in his love for sports.
1964 – 1967
Escuela Preparatoria #5
Unam. Mexico City, Mexico
Degree: Bachelor in Chemistry and Biology
1967 – 1974
Facultad de Medicina
Universidad de Medicina
Univ. National Autonoma
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
January 24, 1974
1999 – 2000
University of Texas Pan-American
Degree: Master of Business Administration
May 13, 2000