Chris L. Kopecky, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My philosophy is to look at my patients as though they were family members and to treat them as such. I will do everything I can to help patients navigate through today's complex healthcare landscape. Making sure that patients understand their healthcare needs is essential to their well-being. My goal is to put the patients first, to provide emotional and physical comfort, and to strive for the best care possible. The importance of compassion and dedication cannot be overemphasized in medicine. Patients deserve the best.

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
University of Texas
Austin, TX
Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts & Spanish 1967
Medical School
University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
Doctorate of Medicine 1976
Internship
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1976-1977
Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Internal Medicine 1977-1979
Fellowship
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Cardiology 1979-1981

Licensure

Texas

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
Texas Club of Internists
Texas Medical Association
Bexar County Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations

St. Lukes Baptist Hospital
Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center

Military Service

U.S. Army, Lieutenant, General George Patton’s armored division in Germany
- Platoon Leader, 2nd Lieutenant 1968
- Battalion Adjutant, 1st Lieutenant 1969
- Company Commander, 1970
U.S. Army, Captain and commander of 210 man company, Vietnam, Awarded the Bronze Star 1970

Languages

Spanish

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Vincent

    Dr. Kopecky has been my doctor for several years and has always been outstanding in his field and timely in his attention to my pe...

  • Member: Patrick

    Just a few weeks ago, I sat down and wrote a note to Chris Kopecky. I said, You are a real doctor. You sit down with your patien...