Lorraine Shirley-Wenzel, MD
Lori is an internal medicine physician with over 20 years of experience who has had a longstanding desire to help implement a new model of care delivery. Part of this effort has led her to serve on a variety of physician leadership, practice transformation, and quality committees to improve practice efficiency and health outcomes. During her time as a Medical Director, Lori led several key initiatives to improve care delivery including overseeing clinical labs, electronic health records and outpatient services. Lori enjoys teaching, consulting and speaking on a variety of topics and has been the recipient of many patient choice and leadership recognition awards during her tenure.
Lori started her career in the nursing field but transitioned after a year to pursue her dream of becoming a physician. After completing medical school in South Carolina, she moved to Birmingham, Alabama, to complete her internal medicine residency program where she served one year as Chief Resident. After completing her boards, she settled into practice in South Carolina for about ten years before moving back to San Antonio where she has worked in a variety of small group and large hospital settings. In her spare time, Lori enjoys working out, gardening, cooking, music, theater and travel. She is the proud mother of two adult children.