Dr. Shirley Ann Riggs MD Hematologist

Dr. Shirley Riggs is a hematologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Methodist Hospital and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. She is one of 31 doctors at Houston Methodist Hospital and one of 3 at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1975–1977

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1975

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1980

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Hematology, 1977–1978

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Hematology, 1980–1981

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Complex liver resection for a large intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in a Jehovah's witness: a strategy to avoid transfusion.
Barakat, O., Cooper, J.R., Riggs, S.A., Hoef, J.W., Ozaki, C.F., Wood, R.P.

Quality-of-life and health benefits of early treatment of mild anemia: a randomized trial of epoetin alfa in patients receiving chemotherapy for hematologic malignancies.
Straus, D.J., Testa, M.A., Sarokhan, B.J., Czuczman, M.S., Tulpule, A., Turner, R.R., Riggs, S.A.

Lung cancer after heart transplantation: a 17-year experience.
Potaris, K., Radovancevic, B., Thomas, C. D., Gregoric, I., Vaporciyan, A. A., Riggs, S. A., Radovancevic, R., Vaughn, W. K., Frazier, O. H.

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