Dr. Adan Rios is a board certified Physician and Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Dr. Rios is internationally renowned for his work in HIV associated malignancies and treatment of tumors with biological response modifiers.
In practice in Houston since 1981, Dr. Rios treats patients 18 years and older. He is committed to the wellbeing of his patients, and makes himself easily available to them. His practice philosophy is service and he collaborates with a broad base of experts. Dr. Rios is fluent in Spanish.
His work has been recognized with numerous awards and distinctions; among them, the 2001 MD Anderson Cancer Center Distinguished Alumnus Award, the 2003 George Washington University Presidential Medal Award, the 2008 University of Texas Health Science Center Minority Services Award and the 2014 Arrival Award from the University of Houston Law Center.
Residents of the Museum District, Dr. Rios and his wife have three children and two grandchildren. He enjoys music and history, especially the history of medicine.
University of Panama, 1970
Gorgas Army Hospital, 1975
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1977