Dr. Black in office

Apr 01, 2019 / Spotlight

Get to Know our SRH Staff: Jeff Black, M.D.

What is your role at the hospital?
I am the medical director for the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders. The dyslexia center is a multi-disciplinary program that provides diagnostic services, community and school outreach, curriculum development, teacher training and physician education. Our mission is to improve lives of children with specific learning disabilities.
 
What led you to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children? How long have you worked here?
J.C. Montgomery called. I started August 1,1990.
 
What do you enjoy most about Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children?
The popcorn aroma.  
 
What was your first job? What path did you take to get here?
Filling station attendant. Interstate 8, 10 and 20.
 
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Play golf or think about golf.
 
Three words to best describe you:
Focused on retirement.
 
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
Medical missionary
 
What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done?
White water rafting on the Rio Grande in Taos in the spring.

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