Bernard Hildebrand, MD, FACP, FACR

Internal Medicine Program Director – San Antonio

Dr. Bernard Hildebrand is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Clinical and Applied Science Education at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM). Born and raised in South Texas, Dr. Hildebrand graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (2000) before receiving a Doctor of Medicine (2004) from UT-Houston Medical School. He completed Internal Medicine residency (2007) and Rheumatology fellowship (2009) training at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center, respectively. Dr. Hildebrand also earned a Master of Arts in Bioethics and Health Policy (2013) from Loyola University Chicago with the capstone project, "Healthcare Policy in the United States: A Christian Perspective for a Pluralist State."

Dr. Hildebrand is a clinical Rheumatologist at the CommuniCare Health Centers West Campus in San Antonio and regularly participates in local and international medical ministry. In 2019, he was appointed to serve as the program director for a new Internal Medicine residency training program on the southside of San Antonio. This Internal Medicine residency is a collaborative venture of UIWSOM, WellMed Medical Group, and Southwest General Hospital.

With trust in the Creator and commitment to His Way, Dr. Hildebrand hopes to see the Incarnate Word bring forth His righteousness as the light, and His justice as the noonday--Psalm 37:3-6.