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Dr. Jose Melendez MD

Dr. Jose Melendez MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
(713) 863-0902


Dr. Jose A. Melendez earned his medical degree and graduated magna cum laude from New York Medical College in New York City. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center School of Medicine in Farmington, where he was chief resident and named resident of the year. He completed his fellowship in pulmonary, sleep, critical care and lung transplant medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he was chief sleep fellow and named Sleep and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow of the Year. Dr. Jose Melendez is a Specialist in Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine.

Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary, sleep and critical care medicine, Dr. Melendez has practiced medicine since 2005. His clinical interests include chronic oppressive pulmonary disorder (COPD), asthma, pneumonia, chronic cough, bronchitis, pulmonary hypertension/right heart catheterization and the diagnosis and management of all pulmonary diseases and sleep disorders, including sleep apnea. In 2014, he was named the Physician of the Year at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital.

Using state-of-the-art medical therapy, Dr. Melendez treats patients 18 years and older and 18 years and older for sleep medicine.. Fluent in Spanish, he believes in educating patients so they have a full understanding of their disease and treatments that are available to them.

Dr. Melendez is one of the only physicians in central and northeast Houston performing the Bronchial Thermoplasty on his patients, a procedure that reduces asthma attacks by reducing airway smooth muscle.

A resident of Houston, Dr. Melendez enjoys sports and traveling.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, 2004
Internships & Residency
University of Connecticut - Graduate Medical Education, 2008
Baylor College of Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care, 2012
Baylor College of Medicine - Graduate Medical Education, 2013
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Houston
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)