Dr. Carmelita P Escalante MD Internist

Dr. Carmelita Escalante is an internist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Escalante accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 35 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests: Cancer Related Fatigue, Venous Thromboemboli in Cancer Patients, tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) induced HTN

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1988

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Internal Medicine

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Chronic conditions and health status in older cancer survivors.
Holmes, H. M.,Nguyen, H. T.,Nayak, P.,Oh, J. H.,Escalante, C. P.,Elting, L. S.

Outcomes of a cancer-related fatigue clinic in a comprehensive cancer center.
Escalante, C.P., Kallen, M.A., Valdres, R.U., Morrow, P.K., Manzullo, E.F.

Outcomes and cost of outpatient or inpatient management of 712 patients with febrile neutropenia.
Elting, L.S., Lu, C., Escalante, C.P., Giordano, S.H., Trent, J.C., Cooksley, C., Avritscher, E.C., Shih, Y.T., Ensor, J., Bekele, B.N., Gralla, R.J., Talcott, J.A., Rolston, K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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