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Alexander Duarte, MD
Professor, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Alexander Duarte, MD

Alexander Duarte, MD
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0561
Phone: 409.772.2436
Fax: 409.772.9532


Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
M.D. 1989 University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Residency 1992 Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Fellowship 1995 Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Research Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Management of Pulmonary Hypertension during Pregnancy
  • Innervation of the airways
  • Cough
  • COPD

Selected Publications

  1. Duarte A, Thomas S, Safdar Z, Torres F, Pacheco L, Feldman J, deBoisblanc B. Management of pregnancy and pulmonary arterial hypertension; a multicenter experience. Chest 2013;143:1330-1336.
  2. Cooke R, Duarte AG, Cowan D, Boor P. Chronic pulmonary artery dissection associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulmonary Circulation 2013;3:692-695.
  3. Agarwal A, Kollars A, Duarte AG. Successful treatment of aortic root abscess in a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulmonary Circulation. 2015
  4. Duarte AG, Myers AC. Cough reflex in lung transplant recipients. Lung. 2011;190: 23-27.
  5. Duarte AG, Terminella L, Smith JT, Campbell GA, Myers AC, Lick S: Recovery of cough in lung transplant recipients. Chest 2008;134:310-316.
  6. Haque AK, Gadre A, Taylor J, Haque SA, Freeman D, Duarte AG. Pulmonary and cardiovascular complications of obesity: An autopsy study of 76 obese subjects. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2008;132:1397-1404.

Book Chapters

  1. Haque A, Duarte AG. Pulmonary Hypertension, Emboli, and Other Vascular Diseases. IN: Lung and Pleural Pathology. Ed: Cahill P. McGraw-HillĀ  2014.

  2. Duarte AG. Pulmonary Hypertension. IN: Maternal Medicine. Ed: Pacheco LD, Saade GR, Hankins GD. Mcgraw-Hill 2014

Clinical Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
  • COPD
  • Aerosol Delivery
  • Advanced Pulmonary Diseases
  • Lung Transplantation

Patient Care

Multispecialty Center and Stark Diabetes Clinic
2660 Gulf Freeway South
League City, Texas 77573

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