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Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
4.6 (9)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD

Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD is a Pulmonologist in Houston, TX. They graduated from Kottayam Med Coll, Kerala University|Kottayam Medical College and is affiliated with Saint Joseph Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. Dr. Rethnam, completed a residency at Drexel University College of Med (MCP Hahnemann), Philadelphia|Drexel University College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Rethnam an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Rethnam works at Pulmonary Obesity & Sleep Specialists Of Houston in Houston, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rethnam's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Posshouston
    1800 W 26th St Ste 200, Houston, TX 77008 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 652-5864
  2. 2
    Northwest Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Specialists Inc.
    1800 W 26th St Ste 200, Houston, TX 77008 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 652-5864

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  • Saint Joseph Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi, Malayalam, Spanish and Tamil
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    NPI Number
    • 1275634289
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center|Southern Illinois University|Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Drexel University College of Med (MCP Hahnemann), Philadelphia|Drexel University College of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Medical Center, Shreveport
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Kottayam Med Coll, Kerala University|Kottayam Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Rethnam works at Pulmonary Obesity & Sleep Specialists Of Houston in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Rethnam’s profile.

    Dr. Rethnam speaks Hindi, Malayalam, Spanish and Tamil.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Rethnam. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rethnam.

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