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Rene Vasquez, M.D., is a board-certified family practice physician with more than 40 years of experience. At Conviva Deland, he leads a team of compassionate, patient-focused health care professionals with a dedication to medical excellence. Dr. Vasquez performed a general practice residency and fellowship at Grant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, September 1971 to June 1975, and completed a rotating internship at Cebu Institute of Medicine in Cebu, the Philippines, June 1969 to April 1970. He earned his medical degree from Cebu Institute of Medicine, June 1965 to April 1969. Dr. Vasquez has served as Acting Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine of Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio; Chairman of Family Practice, Lincoln Park Hospital in Chicago, Illinois; President of the Medical Staff, Chairman (Department of Medicine, Family Practice, Credential Committee), Director (Internal Medicine Services, Geriatric Clinic), and Assistant Director (Ambulatory Care Services) of Thorek Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois; U.S. Immigration Civil Surgeon, 1995 to 2015; Attending Physician, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Illinois Masonic Hospital, and Thorek Hospital, 1980 to 2017; Attending Physician, Nursing Homes and Extended Care Facilities, Glencrest Nursing Home, Lakeview Nursing Home, Harmony Nursing Home, 1980 to 2015. He has been recognized as Regional Top Doctor by Reuters. As a physician, Dr. Vasquez believes that it is an honor and privilege to take care of people of all ages, all races, and from all backgrounds, and he treasures the trust and confidence his patients place in him. In return, he gives the best of himself and his knowledge to maintain their optimum health.