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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Alejandro Best Rocha, M.D.

PGY - IV Resident


Medical School and Degree

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico

Professional / Research Interests

Pediatric renal and gastrointestinal pathology

Future Plans

2014-2015: Pediatric and Developmental Pathology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine


Best Rocha, A., Galambos, C. (2010) "Pulmonary vascular growth in lungs with developmentally compromised pulmonary blood flow." Platform Presentation, Society of Pediatric Pathology, Spring Meeting.

Castro, E.C., Parks, W.T. Best Rocha, A., Galambos, C. "Does developmental relationship between arterial and neuronal growth in the lung exist?" Poster Presentation, Society of Pediatric Pathology, Spring Meeting.

Merritt, B.Y., Best Rocha, A., Sheehan, A.. "Plasmablasts as an indicator of poor prognosis in plasma cell leukemia." (2011) Poster Presentation, College of American, Pathologists, Annual Meeting.

Lath, N.R., Galambos, C., Best Rocha, A., Malek, M., Gittes, G.K., and Potoka, D.A.. Defective Pulmonary Innervation and Autonomic Imbalance in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Am I J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 302; L390-L398, 2012.

Best Rocha, A., Martinez-Blanco, E., McCarthy, W., Hicks, J.M. "Intussusception with hamartomatous polyps as lead point in children: initial presentation of Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome." Poster Presentation, 92nd Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Pathologists, Austin, Texas.

Alejandro Best Rocha, M.D.

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