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Dr. Annette Occhialini, MD, FACS

Associate Professor/Clinical

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Dr. Occhialini, or Dr. O as the students call her, attended UT Health San Antonio’s Medical School and completed her general surgery training at UT Health SA followed by a Plastic Surgery residency at UT Health Houston.  She opened a private plastic surgery practice in San Marcos after training but, after a career ending injury she began teaching anatomy at UT Health SA. She is currently the co-module director of the Gross Anatomy & Embryology course taught to first year medical students and the Advance Anatomy elective taught to fourth year students. She teaches medical students at all four years of their education, mentors medical students in anatomical studies projects, mentors master students, and is an active participant in the Admissions process for both the Long School of Medicine and the department’s Master student program.