Dr. Cardenas joined the medical staff at the new Cimarron Healthcare Center and Surgical Care Center in 2006. In 1975, Dr. Cardenas obtained his Doctor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Costa Rica. He practiced Internal Medicine and Oncology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. After this, he did his residency at the Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Dr. Cardenas began his OB/GYN practice in Sherman, Texas and remained for three years. Moving to Cushing, OK in 1984, Dr. Cardenas established his own successful practice. He is a distinguished member of the Cushing community as well as the medical communities of Pawnee, Cleveland, Sand Springs and Oklahoma City. He is well respected by his peers, patients and staff. Dr. Cardenas’ surgical practice includes gynecological laparoscopic surgery, vaginal repairs and hysterectomy. He is well known by his patients for the quality of his medical and surgical care.

Dr. Cardenas just celebrated 31 years of marriage to his lovely wife, Liliana. They have four children and three grandchildren.