Board-Eligible

  • Pediatrics

Biography

Beansprout Pediatrics is pleased to welcome Dr. Joel Sarmiento to our practice. Dr. Sarmiento was born in Lufkin, Texas, and recently returned to Texas in order to be closer to family. He attended Texas A&M University, receiving his BS in Biomedical Science in 2003. Dr. Sarmiento later went on receive his Master of Science degree in Biology from Mississippi College in 2012, then his Doctor of Medicine in 2016 from the University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio.

Dr. Sarmiento started his career at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) in New Hampshire, completing his pediatric residency in 2019. Although Dr. Sarmiento enjoyed meeting new families and practicing hospital medicine, his true passion is dedicating himself to community medical outreach and relationship based primary care.

You can find Dr. Sarmiento teaching and mentoring young people, as well as participating in missions both abroad and at home. Dr. Sarmiento also enjoys running, swimming, mountain biking, and spending time with his family. He brings with him back to Texas his wife, son, and daughter. Dr. Sarmiento will be seeing patients primarily at our Dripping Springs location, and is fluent in both Spanish and English.