Dr. Venegas is board certified in internal medicine and has an active interest in preventative medicine, sports medicine cardiology and diabetes.
Dr. Carlos Venegas was born in Chicago, Illinois where he spent the first 18 years of his life. His aspirations to become a doctor started in high school where he found out how much he enjoyed Biology class mostly due to his teacher and hearing stories from his uncle who was a physician.
Dr. Venegas started his college career at the University of California at San Diego where he rarely attended classes because of his passion for the beach and sand volleyball. He began playing volleyball on a professional level and played on the A.V.P. pro-beach volleyball tour for approximately 13 years.
He attended Loyola University in Chicago, the University of Health Sciences – Chicago Medical School where he received his degree in medicine in 1991. Dr. Venegas came to Dallas to do his internship and residency at UT Southwestern / Parkland Hospital and finished his training in 1994.
Dr. Venegas is divorced and has an awesome son, Raef St. John, or as he is affectionately known, Sinjin.