Alex Lechin, MD Allergy & Immunology

Dr. Alex Lechin, MD

Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine
Houston, TX 77034
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About Dr. Alex Lechin MD

Dr. Alex Lechin, MD is a doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Lechin has received the following awards:


Texas Institute of Chest and Sleep Disorders 14262 Gulf Fwy Houston, TX 77034


Dr. Alex Lechin has the following 4 SPECIALTIES

An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin. In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Alex Lechin has the following 8 expertise

  • Pneumonia
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Chest Infection
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Tuberculosis (TB)


4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2014, 2012, 2010)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


35 Years Experience

Central University of Venezuela

Graduated in 1986

East Tennessee State University - Quillen College of Medicine


Baylor College of Medicine


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More about Dr. Alex Lechin

Dr Alex Lechin is an Internist, Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine specialist, scientist, and medical educator. He holds boards certifications from the American Board of Medical Specialties, in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Disorders Medicine, and board certification in Sleep Medicine from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Lechin is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in Baylor College of medicine in Houston, TX and actively involved in direct clinical teaching; formerly Clinical Assistant Professor, in the department of Clinical Sciences, College of Pharmacy in the University of Houston. Dr Lechin is the president of the Texas Institute of Chest and Sleep Disorders, an institution dedicated to the clinical management of chest and sleep disorders, clinical research and medical education.