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Roberto Santos, DO

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, MD, Medicine, 1995

Residency: State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, MD, Pediatrics, 2005

Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2008

Board Certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, ABP


BIO: Dr. Santos graduated from The University of Santo Thomas, Manila Philippines in 1995 followed by his residency at State University of New York in Pediatrics. Dr. Santos completed a Fellowship in Pediatrics Infectious Diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Santos serves as a Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics (Division of Infectious Diseases) at Children’s of Mississippi, University Medical Center.


He is also the Vice-Chair of Pediatrics, Diversity, and Inclusion at Children’s of Mississippi – University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Santos has been an active member of the American Board of Pediatrics – Subboard of Pediatric Infectious Diseases since 2020. The Subboard is responsible for developing the initial certifying, Maintenance of Certification (MOC), Maintenance of Certification for Pediatrics (MOCA-Peds), and Subspecialty In-Training Examination (SITE).


Dr. Santos is was a Member of Credentialing Exam Item Writer & Reviewer for the American Academy of HIV Medicine from 2019-to 2021. The Academy’s HIV-focused professional certifications are the first and only credentials offered domestically and internationally to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists specializing in advanced-level HIV care.


Additionally, Dr. Santos is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (FIDSA), and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). He is a Diplomate (Board Certified) for the American Board of Pediatrics – Subboard in Infectious Diseases, and a Contributor to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Guidance for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Version 3. UMMC Coronavirus - Patient Treatment Guidelines, Published online February 7, 2022.