UTHealth Expert List

Spanish Speaking

Gabriel Aisenberg, M.D.,

Gabriel  Aisenberg, M.D.

Gabriel Aisenberg, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director of General Internal Medicine at the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, part of the Harris Health System

Board-certified internist Gabriel Aisenberg, M.D., is trained to apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment and compassionate care of adults. Aisenberg graduated from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Sanatorio Mitre in Buenos Aires, followed by an infectious diseases fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and an internal medicine residency at the UTHealth Medical School. Aisenberg speaks fluent Spanish and has been interviewed by Spanish language radio and television stations.


 

Pedro Aquino, M.D.

Pedro  Aquino
  • Assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UTHealth Medical School.
  • Medical staff member at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital, which is a part of the Harris Health System

Pedro Aquino, M.D., is a primary care provider who is trained in both internal medicine and family medicine. He trains residents at the UTHealth Medical School and graduated from the University of Guadalajara in Mexico. He is available for interviews in English and Spanish.

Previous interview: http://univisionhouston.univision.com/videos-noticias-univision-houston/video/2012-11-14/efectos-de-la-legalizacion-de-marihuana-en-varios-estados


 

Lauren Blieden, M.D.,

Lauren  Blieden, M.D.
  • Assistant professor in the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
  • Member of the medical staff of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, as well as the Robert Cizik Eye Clinic.
  • Fellow with the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Lauren Blieden, M.D, specializes in eye and vision care and can address a variety of vision problems. She has a special interest in glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness. Blieden completed a glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. She has a special interest in glaucoma in adults and children.  Blieden speaks fluent Spanish and has done interviews with leading Spanish language television stations.


 

Nicole Gonzales, M.D.

Nicole  Gonzales
  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, UTHealth Medical School
  • Attending physician, Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Nicole R. Gonzales, M.D., researches neuroprotection in ischemic stroke, acute treatment of ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage, and stroke prevention and education. Her clinical interests include experimental treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage, neuroimaging and the natural history of intracerebral hemorrhage. She received the 2009 UTHealth Young Investigators Award for her work studying the medication pioglitazone for intracerebral hemorrhage.

Previous interview: http://houston.univision.com/noticias/videos/video/2014-02-04/ambulancia-con-robot-de-ut


 

Luis Ostrosky, M.D., FACP, FIDSA

Luis  Ostrosky
  • Professor, Internal Medicine, UTHealth Medical School
  • Associate Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship, UTHealth Medical School
  • Medical Director for Epidemiology, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Luis Z. Ostrosky, M.D. FACP, FIDSA, specializes in infectious diseases, hospital epidemiology, infection control, and fungal infections. Dr. Ostrosky is available for interviews in English and Spanish.


 

Elda Ramirez, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Elda  Ramirez
  • Director, Simulation and Clinical Performance Laboratory, UTHealth School of Nursing
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, Department of Acute and Continuing Care, UTHealth School of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner, Department of Emergency Medicine, UTHealth Medical School

Elda Ramirez, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, specializes in adult, pediatric and geriatric care. She is available to discuss acute care, emergency care; heat exhaustion and dehydration, common minor emergencies, injury prevention and Hispanic health issues. Ramirez is available for interviews in English and Spanish.

Previous Interview: http://bit.ly/KhxbV1 


 

Carlos Roldan, M.D.

Carlos  Roldan
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, UTHealth Medical School

Carlos Roldan, M.D. specializes in adult and pediatric care. He is available to discuss emergency care, heat exhaustion, safety and injury prevention and common minor emergencies. He can also address pain management, environmental emergencies, tropical diseases and variety of other topics. Roldan is available for interviews in English and Spanish.


 

Gisela Velasquez, D.D.S., M.S.

Gisela  Velasquez
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, UTHealth School of Dentistry

Gisela Velasquez, D.D.S., M.S., specializes in pediatric dental conditions such as infant oral health, childhood cavities, dental hygiene, dental trauma and cleft lip palate. Dr. Velasquez is available for interviews in English and Spanish.

Previous Interview: http://go.uth.edu/8rwe13yp 


 

Rebeca Weisleder Urow, D.D.S.

Rebeca  Weisleder Urow
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Endodontics.

Rebeca Weisleder Urow, D.D.S., has focused her teaching and research on diagnosis and new treatments in pulp vital therapy. She has published papers on diagnosis as well as maturogenesis and treatment of dental abnormalities. Dr. Weisleder can also touch on dental trauma cased by sports injuries and is available for interviews in English and Spanish.