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Dr. Ricardo's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Ricardo "Dr. Arlene Ricardo was born and raised in New York. The second of four daughters, her parents instilled the values of hard work and family. In 1977, her mother died of breast cancer. This event helped to inspire her to help and treat women with breast cancer and their families. She has seen the great advancements in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer over the past several decades. Dr. Ricardo is knowledgeable in the most modern diagnostic tests and is trained in the most up-to-date treatment and surgical procedures available for breast cancer patients. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Ricardo is highly involved in providing outstanding cancer services at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. She is chairperson of the Cancer Committee since 2008. In addition, she also serves as the chairperson and leader of the Cancer Service Line. She also serves on the Physician operating councel and Medical Executive Committee representing cancer services. She is an advocate for all patients with a cancer diagnosis. Dr. Arlene Ricardo currently makes her home with her husband in Pearland, Texas. She enjoys travel, reading, and cooking. "
This content was provided by Dr. Ricardo "Personalized and compassionate care for breast cancer patients or other diseases of the breast"
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Carcinoma in Situ
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Sickle Cell Disease
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Surgical Procedure
Central Line Insertion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Port Placements or Replacements
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Texas.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
State University Of New York At Buffalo
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1993
University Tex Houston
Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
University Tex Houston
Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Magna Cum Laude, 1993
Media & Publications
Women Docs, 08/2001
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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