Victor Pena

Victor P.

Austin, TX
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College

About Victor P.

Learning and sharing knowledge are my life. As a medical doctor, surgeon and health coach I've done plenty of studying, learning from others, teaching, explaining, listening and communicating effectively. As a tutor I look forward to getting to know your unique way of thinking about your particular academic challenge.

I am highly flexible and contactable. I only keep a small and select group of students that I know well and go the extra mile for. This enables me to adapt to their style and needs.

As a surgeon I've had to explain very complex medical concepts to people of all ages and walks of life, often in challenging and emotionally-charged circumstances. This has honed my communication skills and heightened the satisfaction I get from getting a concept across to my student and ultimately watching him/her master it.

Einstein once wrote, "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science." I believe the mysterious is beautiful because it dares us to understand it. All humans are experts at understanding. I love proving this to each and every one of my students.


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Medical Degree: M.D. [M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.]
Aug 1996 - May 2002

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Bachelor of Arts, Biology
Aug 1991 - May 1995

Hamilton College



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Health Coach
Sep 2014

American Council on Exercise

The current gold standard in evidence-based health coach training. The only health coach certification accredited by the NCCA (National Commission for Certifying Agencies).
Precision Nutrition Coach
May 2014

Precision Nutrition

Professional, research-driven sport & exercise nutrition. American College of Sports Medicine-approved. National Academy of Sports Medicine-approved. American Council on Exercise-approved.


Sigma Xi Certificate of Recognition
Apr 1995

Sigma Xi Research Honor Society

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