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Juan C. Cardenas Rosales, M.D.

  1. Internist


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Dr. Cardenas is the current Medical Director of the International Medicine Practice subsection of the General Internal Medicine Department at the Mayo Clinic Florida. He is the Internal Medicine division champion of Digital Transformation and a former Vice Chair of the Association of Latinos at Mayo Clinic and a committee member of the Mayo Clinic International Activities Subcommittee at the enterprise level.

Dr. Cardenas is originally from Toluca, Mexico, graduated from med school at the Universidad Anahuac México Norte. After graduation, he performed 2 years of clinical research at the Texas Heart Institute and St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital/Texas Medical Center in Houston and did his specialty in Internal Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is a former adjunct assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio. During the COVID-19 pandemics he was very active sharing and promoting best medical practices as a medical correspondent for Univision 41.

Member of state and national committees including the ACP Florida Chapter Communications Committee and the Social Media Committee of the American Medical Association.

He is a current member of the ACP’s Abstract Review Committee for the national and state (Florida) competitions. He is a former BMJ reviewer.

Dr. Cardenas strongly advocates and provides information and advice to other IMG’s through his Instagram account @dr.juancarlosmd with more than 10K followers.

Dr. Cardenas has successfully given oral presentations nationally and internationally, publishing articles, book chapters and abstracts in high renowned journals. Along with actively participating as an interviewee in different TV/Radio media outlets such as Univision, Telemundo, CNN en español, Grupo Imagen (Mexico), Uniradio (Mexico), La Nacion (Argentina) Mayo Clinic News Network and writing health related articles for Vogue Mexico, Reader's Digest Selecciones de Mexico, el Heraldo de Mexico, el Clarín de Argentina, Yahoo France, Top Santé France, and Seattle Times.

  • International Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Preventive Medicine
  • Post COVID-19 conditions
  • Preventive Medicine
  1. 2015
    Residency - Internal MedicineTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin
  2. 2008
    MDUniversidad Anahuac


  1. 2016
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Medical CorrespondentUnivision 41.
  2. 2019
    Adjunct Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
  3. 2006
    The Angeles Clinica Londres Hospital Poster Contest WinnerLondres Hospital

Professional memberships

  1. 2024 - present
    MemberInternational Activities Subcommittee
  2. 2023 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  3. 2023
    JudgeACP Florida
  4. 2023 - present
    MemberACP Florida
  5. 2023
    MemberACP Florida
  6. 2023 - present
    MemberInternational Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  7. 2023 - present
    ChampionDepartment of Internal Medicine
  8. 2022 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican College of Physicians
  9. 2022 - present
    JudgeACP Florida
  10. 2022 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Medical Association
  11. 2022 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  12. 2022 - 2024
    Vice-ChairAssociation of Latinos at Mayo (ALMA)
  13. 2020 - 2021
    Co-DirectorEducation Committee, Gonzaba Medical Group
  14. 2020
    MemberAbstract Review Board for 2020 ACP National Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians
  15. 2019
    MemberAbstract Review Board, American College of Physicians
  16. 2019
    JudgeNational Poster Finals 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting, American College of Physicians
  17. 2019 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  18. 2019 - present
    MentorGeneral Internal Medicine Statewide Preceptorship Program, Texas Chapter, American College of Physicians
  19. 2018
    Abstract and Case ReviewerAmerican College of Physicians, Abstract Review Board for 2018 ACP National Abstract Competition