After graduating from medical school with honors in his home country of Costa Rica, Dr. Zuniga worked in several regional hospitals, emergency rooms, and clinics to provide medical care to patients in rural communities.
Dr. Zuniga then moved to the United States in 2003 after being accepted into the Corpus Christi Family Medicine Residency Program. This program is widely regarded as one of the most competitive medical training programs in Texas and is affiliated with the Texas A&M University Health Science Center at Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial. During the program, Dr. Zuniga excelled as an intern and was awarded the Victor C. Calma MD award for outstanding first-year family medicine resident before being named Chief Resident in 2005.
After graduating in 2006, Dr. Zuniga was awarded the Henry F. Harren MD award for Excellence in Family Medicine and was accepted to the Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program at Christus Spohn where he trained as a Hospital Medicine fellow until 2007.
Dr. Zuniga has practiced full-spectrum outpatient and hospital medicine since 2006 and has remained active in medical education. He has taught numerous Family and Internal Medicine Residents, and has demonstrated the importance of compassion, active listening, and good bedside manner. Whether in a clinic, hospital, or nursing home, Dr. Zuniga considers it an honor to care for the people of his community.