Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Ricardo Flores
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
1102 Bates Street, Suite 1030.09
Houston, TX 77030
Dr. Flores is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He completed his residency at the University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital followed by fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.
His clinical interests include bone tumors and Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis.
Dr. Ricardo Flores has a special interest in CNS Langerhan’s Cell Histiocytosis and conducted clinical research with Dr. Kenneth McClain and Dr. Carl Allen for the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center.
Dr. Ricardo Flores previously worked in the laboratories of Dr. Ching Lau and Dr. Chris Tsz-Kwong Man. In Dr. Man’s laboratory, he researched the use of a tumor-targeted approach to identify metastatic biomarkers in osteosarcoma tumor cells, followed by the confirmation of biomarkers in plasma using proteomic and computational approaches.
MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatrics Residency, University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital
Alpha Omega Alpha Organization
American Medical Student Association
American Medical Association (AMA)
Golden Key Association