Himara Davila-Arroyo , M.D.
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Internal Medicine
121 W. Parkwood,
near FM 528 & 518.
Friendswood, Texas 77546
Dr. Himara Davila-Arroyo completed her residency with honors from Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York where she earned the "Outstanding Internal Medicine Resident Award". She also earned the "Young Investigator Award" during her year of research on diabetes and obesity in 2009 at UTMB. She completed her training as an endocrinology fellow from 2009-2012 at UTMB, and was Chief Fellow during the last year of her fellowship. She joined Endocrinology Division at UTMB as an Assistant professor in July, 2012.
Specializing in diabetes and obesity, Dr. Davila-Arroyo considers patient education her number one weapon when fighting diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and obesity. She enjoys bringing education through public speaking to the community.
Dr. Davila Arroyo will see patients in UTMB Health Medical Specialties Clinic in Friendswood.
The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.