Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD

Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 43 years old.

1900 North Loop W Ste 590

Houston, TX 77018

Contact Information

(888) 958-6463

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Rethnam performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pulmonary Edema
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
high
more than 89% of peers
Respiratory Failure
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cough
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Headache
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight-Related Conditions
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Body Composition Measurement
  • Body Fat Analysis
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Intubation
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metabolic Rate Testing
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Kottayam Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rethnam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rethnam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rethnam to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rethnam's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rethnam accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Rethnam has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
1635 North Loop W
Houston, TX 77008
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Saint Joseph Medical Center
1401 St Joseph Pkwy
Houston, TX 77002
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