Dr. Jimenez graduated from the University of Havana, Cuba in 1972. There he served internships in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ob-Gyn, and Pediatrics. He worked as a family practioner in Havana for fourteen years.
After emigrating to the United States in 1989, Dr. Jimenez completed residency trainings in general surgery and otolaryngology-head & neck surgery at the University of Texas, Medical School in Houston.
He became board certified in 1995. In addition to Christus St. John Hospital, Dr. Jimenez is on staff at several Houston area medical facilities including Methodist Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital.