Carlos E. Loya-Valencia, MD

Family Medicine and Sports Medicine

Carlos Loya-Valencia

Education

  • Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, 2018-2019
  • Residency & Internship: Family Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, 2015-2018
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, 2012-2015
  • Undergraduate: B.S. Microbiology, Cum Laude, University of Texas at El Paso, 2006-2010

About Dr. Carlos Eduardo Loya-Valencia

Dr. Carlos Eduardo Loya-Valencia M.D. is board certified physician in Family Medicine with added qualifications in Sports Medicine. Dr. Loya was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and grew up in El Paso, Tx where he learned to call this community home. He completed a unique elite accelerated track program in medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, where he also completed his residency in Family Medicine and a Fellowship in Sports Medicine. He was recognized for being a physician mentor amongst his peers by the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine. He holds active membership status with the American Academy of Family Practice, Texas Medical Association, American Medical Association and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Loya is passionate about providing comprehensive and holistic acute and chronic care to the entire family. He believes in empowering his patients by involving them in the decision making of their care through providing education and ensuring clear communication. He is an advocate for proactive rather than reactive medicine, placing focus on preventative care to prevent disease onset and progression, while making himself available to adequately manage disease when required

Special Interests

  • Acute and chronic illness
  • Diabetes management
  • High blood pressure management
  • Gynecological and contraceptive care
  • Well-child and annual examinations
  • Acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries
  • In-office dermatological and musculoskeletal procedures
  • Intra-articular injections, including viscous supplementation
  • Sports Physicals
  • Weight management
  • Smoking cessation