Dr. Ricardo Adames MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — Brownsville, TXContact Dr. Ricardo Adames
Dr. Ricardo Adames specializes in internal medicine, infectious disease in Brownsville, Texas. Details of Dr. Adames' 28 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) are available on your free doctor report.
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4970 N Expy
Brownsville, TX 78526
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Ricardo Adames identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. and Infectious DiseaseInfectious Disease
An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organs. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and conditions associated with travel.. He is certified in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Ricardo Adames accepts the following plans for United Healthcare at 4970 N Expy
- Definity Choice Plus
- Definity PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Options
- PacifiCare SignatureElite
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Adames is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
1040 W Jefferson St
LicenseDr. Ricardo Adames has been confirmed to have a license in Texas
EducationDr. Adames attended medical school at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) Departamento de Medicina, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud and graduated in 1985 having 28 years experience. Additional Infectious Disease training was conducted at Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Ricardo Adames MD as:
- R Adames
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