Brandon Altillo, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor in the departments of Population Health, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Dell Medical School. He serves as the associate program director of the Internal Medicine Residency program, focused on ambulatory education, and practices as a primary care internist and pediatrician at CommUnityCare Southeast Health & Wellness Center, a federally qualified health center. Prior to joining the residency program, he served as co-director of the Primary Care, Family, and Community Medicine Clerkship. His academic work focuses on improving health and well-being for adults and children in Austin through community outreach and partnership, including partnering with community health workers to screen for and address social determinants of health in clinical and community settings.

Altillo studied biological sciences at Rice University and attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed residency training in combined internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Health System, where he served as med-peds chief resident. He then completed an academic research fellowship in the divisions of General Internal Medicine and General Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During the fellowship, he earned a master’s in public health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a concentration in health systems and policy and a certificate in global health.

Altillo’s interests include strengthening primary care systems in resource-limited settings, promoting primary care access and utilization in vulnerable or marginalized populations, and the intersections between pediatric and adult primary care. He is also interested in medical education scholarship around improving care delivery in academic continuity clinics and enhancing the ambulatory experience for learners to encourage careers in primary care.

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School