Dr. Jorge Minera was born and raised in Guatemala. He received his Bachelors Degree from the Universidad de San Carlos also in Guatemala. Dr. Minera did his residency at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg New Jersey where he also served as Chief Resident. He later became the Assistant Director at Warren Hospital Family Practice Residency (an affiliate of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School) from 2004 to 2008 and at the same time, also served as a research coordinator at the Family Practice Residency. He is also Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.