Name: Dr. Gilberto Jimenez
Occupation: board certified hematologist and oncologist at Lewisville/Flower Mound Oncology
Web site: www.ChoiceCancerCare.com
Birth date and place: April 2; Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Family: wife, Dhalma, 34; son, Daniel, 5; and daughter, Monica, 3.
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: The contact I have with patients and their families. It’s fulfilling.
My business philosophy is: We are here to serve the patients.
If I could, I’d be a: translator, or a professional mixed-martial artist
I’m so sick of: traffic and summer heat!
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: J.R.R. Tolkien, Roberto Clemente, Abraham Lincoln and Paul Simon
My hobbies are: swimming, reading and baseball
The last book I read was: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
I wish I knew how to: change the oil in the car.
My worst habit is: My wife says I need to learn to pick up my things around the house.
Nobody knows I: learned to swim at age 35!
The person I most admire is: my wife.
My guilty pleasure is: staying up late ... to read and singing show tunes when no one is looking!
I drive a: Audi A4.
I’d like to be driving a: 1970 Ford Bronco or 1980 Land Rover.
My favorite restaurant is: Rudy’s BBQ.
I’m happiest when: I’m spending time with my children and my wife, or when I’m reading.
I regret: not going to the World Series last year.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: travel — a lot!
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: nothing.
When I retire, I plan to: I honestly have no idea at this point.
Community activities: member of North Texas Latin American Physicians Association, Dallas County Medical Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and the American College of Physicians.