Dr. Mancera is a native of Laredo and product of it’s schools. He graduated from Alexander Magnet High School and received his B.S. from Baylor University.
Over the next 10 years he completed his training in San Antonio. He attended the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio where he received his Medical Degree. He did his Internal Medicine Residency at the University Hospital and Audie Murphy V.A. Hospital. He than spent additional years specializing in Rheumatology.
Dr. Mancera has also attended many training courses in musculoskeletal ultrasound. With the ultrasound machine (also known as a sonogram machine), he can provide joint or carpal tunnel injections with more accuracy. The ultrasound machine also helps with diagnosis of certain conditions.
Dr. Mancera specializes in the latest treatment of severe autoimmune conditions such as lupus, psoriatic arthritis, vasculitis, and rheumatoid arthritis. The Laredo Arthritis & Rheumatology Center also has an infusion suite to provide I.V. medications such as Remicade, Actemra, Orencia, Benlysta, IVIG, Cytoxan, and Rituxan if necessary.
Dr. Mancera is excited to bring his services to South Texas and help people with arthritis and rheumatological conditions live a more a happier and a productive life.
Physician Assistants & Staff
Physician Assistants are trained health care providers who have received a Bachelor’s and subsequent Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
They are trained to diagnose and treat diseases under the supervision of a physician.
Our PA’s have been extensively trained by Dr. Mancera and are an invaluable resource to our community.