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Alfredo Vigil, M.D.

New Mexico Member

Alfredo Vigil, M.D.Dr. Alfredo Vigil was appointed Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) on June 11, 2007. As the largest state agency, the NMDOH works with New Mexicans to prevent disease, prepare for health emergencies, promote sound health policy, protect vulnerable individuals and provide support and advocacy to individuals with disabilities.

Dr. Alfredo Vigil has 30 years of extensive clinical and management experience specializing in family medicine, geriatrics, emergency medicine and reproductive health issues. For the past five years, he was Chief Executive Officer of El Centro Family Health, a non-profit primary care organization in Española.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Vigil has been actively involved in community service, volunteering for EMS programs throughout Northern New Mexico and serving on the boards of numerous community and public organizations, including the Community Wellness Center in Taos and Voices for Children in Albuquerque. Dr. Vigil has been a leader in the areas of professional recruitment and retention, medical ethics, and health-care access for New Mexicans. He has served on the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) School of Medicine clinical faculty for 25 years and was a member of the New Mexico Medical Board and the EMS Licensing Commission.

Dr. Vigil is a graduate of UNM’s School of Medicine and performed his family practice residency at UNM as well. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the National Public Health Leadership Institute at the University of North Carolina. He is also a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice.

Contact Info:
New Mexico Department of Health
Runnels Building, 1190 St. Francis Drive
Rm. N4100, P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-6110

(505) 827-2951