Dr. Armendariz

President, D.O.

Dr. Rafael Armendáriz is a renowned family medicine doctor with more 17 years of experience in the medical field.

He is the president and founder of Salud y Vida clinics.

He obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at El, Paso, and graduated as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dr. Armendáriz is passionate about art, and has one of the more fascinating collections of paintings, and sculptures in the southwest region.

As a person who enjoys traveling, art, sports, reading and writing, Dr. Rafael Armendáriz organizes, co-organizes and sponsors different events like wrestling and boxing fights, theater plays, art auctions and awards ceremonies in which regional, national and international outstanding people are recognized.

He is dedicated to helping the community.

In his many travels, he has met and eventually became friends with internationally renowned personalities, such as Mexican actress/dancer Yolanda Montes "Tongolete" Farrington, actress Jane Fonda, actress María Conchita Alonso, actor Eugenio Derbez, legendary painter and muralist Raúl Anguiano, renowned painter, draftsman and artist José Luis Cuevas, legendary cutman and boxing trainer Rafael Garcia, and boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr., among many others.

He is also the president of Salud y Vida Magazine, one of the best publications of the El Paso and southwest region.