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Dr. Adan Rios, MD

Oncology

Hematology

Dr. Adan Rios earned his medical degree at the University of Panama Medical School and completed his residency at Gorgas U.S. Army Hospital in Panama. He completed his fellowship in medical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Rios is internationally renowned for his wor...

Dr. Adan Rios earned his medical degree at the University of Panama Medical School and completed his residency at Gorgas U.S. Army Hospital in Panama. He completed his fellowship in medical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Rios is internationally renowned for his work in HIV associated malignancies and treatment of tumors with biological response modifiers. He is a general oncologist with special interests that include hematological malignancies (leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma), and immune-suppression-related malignancies.

In practice in Houston since 1981, Dr. Rios treats patients 18 years and older.  He is committed to the wellbeing of his patients, and makes himself easily available to them. His practice philosophy is service and he collaborates with a broad base of experts. Dr. Rios is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Rios is an associate professor in the division of Oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. He has served in a number of roles at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, including director of clinical research and academic affairs of the AIDS Program at the Institute for Immunological Disorders; the first clinical center in the United States devoted to the management and treatment of AIDS patients.

His work has been recognized with numerous awards and distinctions; among them, the 2001 MD Anderson Cancer Center Distinguished Alumnus Award, the 2003 George Washington University Presidential Medal Award, the 2008 University of Texas Health Science Center Minority Services Award and the 2014 Arrival Award from the University of Houston Law Center. 

Residents of the Museum District, Dr. Rios and his wife have three children and two grandchildren. He enjoys music and history, especially the history of medicine.

 

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7100

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • OncologyHematology
Medical Education

University of Panama 1970

Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

MD Anderson Cancer Center 1978

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Gorgas General Hospital 1975

PCP Number

100000050928

Clinical Interests
  • Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • Immune Disorders
  • Leukemia
  • Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • Immune Disorders
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Fresno, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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