Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus

Internal Medicine
Houston, TX
41 years experience female

Locations

Ribelles Clinic

Houston, TX

Address

4 Buckingham Ct, Houston, TX
Directions

Ribelles Clinic

Houston

About

Bio

Elisa Ribelles-Medhus, physician and mother of five, has practiced internal medicine in Houston, Texas for over thirty years. She is also the author of three award-winning parenting books: Raising Children Who Think for Themselves, Hearing is Believing: How Words Can Make or Break Our Kids, and Raising Everyday Heroes. She was inspired to become a physician volunteer for the American Red Cross after her life was saved by the Norwegian Red Cross in June 2019.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Norwegian (Bokmal)

Doctor Q&A

189 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
41 years experience Internal Medicine
What type: There are around 7 types of eczema, all approached differently for the most part. Depending on where it is, an underlying fungal infection can make it ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Need pics: It is possible to have a melanoma/vulvar carcinoma in this area so we really need to see photos. Are the borders irregular? Are they new? Are they ulc ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Need details: Do they hurt at night? (restless leg syndrome) If so, try 25-50 mg of Benadryl if not contraindicated for you. Does it hurt when you walk? (peripheral ... Read More
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Apr 16, 2020
Thank you so much for checking up on me. I am feeling so much better. No rapid heart rate. Have just calmed myself down.
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May 6, 2020
The doctor was very quick and answering my question she's excellent thank you. You're very much
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Apr 12, 2020
thankyou for your reply much appreciated
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thx! Prone to constip.. Spasms after bowel exit about 1 yr. Pulling in RUQ only last 2 months. stool freq same,was greenish for few days 2 mnths ago, since then rusty or...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much. No pain and I can't tell if it's puss but i don't have a bad taste or smell in my mouth. I don't see swelling either. I'll send you a picture
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Hi Dr, I don't know how to contact you further to answer your question

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1980MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas, Galveston, United States
Graduated 1980MD

Awards

National Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma
Magna cum laude Medical School Graduation
Golden Apple Award, High Honors Graduate

Affiliations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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