Alex Lechin, MD Allergy & Immunology

Dr. Alex Lechin, MD

Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine
Houston, TX 77034
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  • Friendly staff
  • Trusted diagnosis

About Alex Lechin MD

Dr. Alex Lechin, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine. Dr. Lechin is affiliated with The Women's Hospital. He speaks English and Spanish.

Alex 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

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Alex Lechin has the following 8 areas of 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.


36 Years Experience

Central University of Venezuela

Graduated in 1986

East Tennessee State University - Quillen College of Medicine


Baylor College of Medicine


Dr. Alex Lechin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Coventry FirstHealth
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Community Health Choice Mrktplace MRF
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO

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.