Dr. Rene Anthony Amaya MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Rene Amaya is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and Houston Methodist St. Catherine Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Amaya accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and one of 2 at Houston Methodist St. Catherine Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Japanese.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests: Wound care, Neonatal, Meningitis, FUO, Pneumonia, Osteomyelitis, TB, Kawasaki Disease, Neonatal infections

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Japanese

Education & Medical Training

Phoenix Children's Hospital (Phoenix AZ)
Residency, Pediatrics, 1998

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2002

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1995

Phoenix Children's Hospital (Phoenix AZ)
Internship, Pediatrics, 1997–1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 16 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 7 years in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Pressure Ulcers in Neonatal Patients

Use on Medihoney in Pediatric Wound Care Patients

Management of IV Infiltrates in Neonatal Patients - Nursing Perspective

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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