Dr. Maria-Isabel Zapata is board-certified Family Medicine Physician in Houston, TX. She has been practicing in East Houston since 2001.
She attended the Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan, TX, and completed her residency at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, TX. During her residency, she was the recipient of numerous awards, including Resident of the Year, Patient Educator of the Year, and Intern of the Year.
Dr. Zapata is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Zapata says she knew from a young age that she wanted to follow in her father’s and grandfather’s footsteps and become a doctor. She was drawn to Partners in Primary Care for its model that allows doctors to spend ample time with their patients, reviewing their health goals and making joint decisions about care plans that help patients achieve them.
Outside of the office, Dr. Zapata enjoys spending time with her two children and is very active in supporting their extracurricular activities. With her family, she enjoys exploring Texas and travelling.