Date:December 12, 2012

Ricardo Flores, MD

Ricardo Flores, M.D.Assistant Professor
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

832-824-1037
Fax: 832-825-1453
rjflores@txch.org

About Dr. Ricardo Flores

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.

He is a member of the Bone Tumor Program and the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program.

Research Statement

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.

Education

MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatrics Residency, University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital

Selected Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Organization
American Medical Student Association
American Medical Association (AMA)
Golden Key Association