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Jose Santiago, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Jose Santiago is a Board-Certified internist and has been practicing Internal Medicine in Brevard since 2004. He earned his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico and completed his Residency in Primary Care and Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester in New York in 1997. Before moving to Melbourne, Dr. Santiago served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Rochester School of Medicine. He has hospital privileges at Health Firstā??s Holmes Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Santiago's professional interests include the treatment of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. In 2010 and 2011 he received recognition for the delivery of Quality Diabetes Care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). He sits on a few hospital committees including Quality Assurance and has been the Chairman of the Department of Medicine since 2011.

Dr. Santiago is happily married to his wife and has two daughters. He is fluent in both English and Spanish. In his spare time, he enjoys exercise and outdoor activities.

Medical School

Ponce School of Medicine
Ponce, Puerto Rico


University of Rochester Highland Hospital
Rochester, NY


University of Rochester Highland Hospital
Rochester, NY

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine