Provider Profile: Dr. Julio C. Soto

Premier Pulse     March 2022

1689883860Julio C. Soto, MD 

What is your clinical specialty?

Family Practice

Where did you go to school?

I went to medical school at Ross University School of Medicine (2001-2006)

I did one year of General Surgery at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont (2006-2007)

I did a 1-year clinical fellowship in Urology at Emory University (2007-2008)

Finished my training (three years) in Family Medicine Residency at the University of Toledo (2008-2011)

What brought you to Premier Health?

My passion in providing quality care to my patients was in alignment with Premier’s mission, vision, and values.

Why did you choose medicine as a career?

Besides being one of the oldest professions since the beginning of time, healing the sick and fixing wounds, I enjoy the commitment of a life devoted to learning and in return helping patients live a healthier fulfilled life.

Who are the people who influenced and/or mentored you?

My parents: my father, who influenced me in the setting of hospital medicine as an ICU/Recovery Room nurse, and my mother, who taught me by example work ethic, persistence, and commitment.

What is one thing most people don’t know about you?

My love for opera and my participation with the Dayton Opera as supernumerary.

I have been a supernumerary now for two years and have been lucky to enjoy the company of great musicians on stage.

A supernumerary is defined as “an actor without a speaking part, as one who appears in a crowd scene.” In the world of operatic stage, a supernumerary (or “super”) can take on many roles depending on the needs of each individual production.

Where is your hometown?

Miami, Florida

What, if any, sports team(s) do you cheer for?

Miami Dolphins

What is the last book you read?

“The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic” by William Warde Fowler

What is your favorite song in your playlist?

“El Lucevan le Stelle” (performed by my favorite tenor, Placido Domingo) from the opera Tosca by Giacomo Puccini

What is your favorite food?


What is your favorite hobby?

CrossFit, sports cars, travel, cooking, and being a supernumerary for the opera

What is your favorite animal, and why?

Dogs, because they are smart and social.

Where is your favorite vacation spot, and why?

Miami, Florida; I enjoy the climate, the ocean, and the great cosmopolitan food.

Describe something for which you are especially thankful:

I am grateful every day to God, my wife, my kids, and my family, who support my goals.

Pick a side

iPhone or Android: iPhone

Early bird or night owl: Early Bird

Beach bum or mountain hiker: Beach Bum

Dress shoes or tennis shoes: Dress Shoes

Paperback or e-reader: Paperback

Coffee or tea: Coffee

Cooking or baking: Cooking

Sweet or salty: Salty

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