Dr. Rene Amaya, MD, CWSP
Infectious Disease Specialist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Infectious Diseases1140 Business Center Dr Suite 300 Houston TX, 77043
Dr. Rene Amaya is a highly experienced physician and wound care specialist, based in Houston, Texas. With board certifications in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and General Pediatrics, Dr. Amaya has been providing consultation services for over two decades. Dr. Amaya recognized the growing demand for complex wound care management in children and obtained additional training in wound care. He now runs the only Pediatric Wound Care Center in the Houston area, and is a designated Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP) by the American Board of Wound Management. Dr. Amaya is also an author of numerous scientific journal articles and a Board Member of the International Society of Pediatric Wound Care.
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Education and Training
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School 1995
American Board of Pediatrics - Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Bilateral lung abscesses in an adolescent.
- Lipodystrophy syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus-infected children.
- Gardnerella vaginalis bacteremia in a premature neonate.
- Agrobacterium radiobacter bacteremia in pediatric patients: case report and review.
- Healthy elderly people lack neutrophil-mediated functional activity to type V group B Streptococcus.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Founder Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists of Houston -
- Director of Pediatric Infectious Dieases and Pediatric Wound Care Pediatrix Medical Group -
- Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award 2014 Vitals.com
- International Society of Pediatric Wound Care.
- International Society for Pediatric Wound Care
- Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing
- Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
- Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- Baylor College of Medicine0Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Professional Society Memberships
- International Society of Pediatric Wound Care, International Society for Pediatric Wound Care, Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
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Patient Experience with Dr. Amaya
Get to know Pediatric Infectious Disease & Wound Care Specialist Dr. Rene Amaya, who serves patients throughout the State of Texas.
Healing wounds and scars in infants and children – it’s what Dr. Amaya is passionate about. As a pediatric infectious disease and wound care specialist, he will treat each child as if they were his own and apply his skill and knowledge to cure every wound big or small.
In Texas, the doctor is a member of Pediatrix Medical Group and is affiliated with multiple hospitals and medical centers, including The Womans Hospital of Texas, HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center-Houston, and HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake.
In regards to his educational background, Dr. Amaya graduated with his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1995. He then went on to perform his residency in pediatrics at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and his fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is board-certified in pediatric infectious disease by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and is also one of a handful of pediatric specialists designated by the American Board of Wound Management as a Certified Wound Specialist-Physician.
Infectious disease is a medical specialty dealing with the prevention, the diagnosis, and the treatment of all infections. Pediatric infectious disease specialists diagnose, treat, and work to prevent infectious diseases in children. Additionally, they often function like “medical detectives” and evaluate children with symptoms that are recurrent, atypical or unexplained.
Dr. Amaya is a Board Member of the International Society for Pediatric Wound Care. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Amaya is well recognized for his research in complex pediatric wound care and for his numerous scientific conference abstracts and scholarly articles in medical journals. He enjoys teaching and lecturing at wound care conferences and seminars throughout the United States and Europe.
On a more personal note, Dr. Amaya speaks English and Spanish.
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