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Maria Teresa Cruz Carreras, MD, FACP

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1998 University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, MD, Medical
1994 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, BA, Premedical

Board Certifications

2002 Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
8/2000 The Puerto Rico Board of Medical Examiners

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1/2009-8/2010

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Miller AH, Carreras MT, Miller SA, Miller HE, Page VD. Is there coronary artery disease in the cancer patient who manifests with chest pain, shortness of breath and/or tachycardia? A retrospective observational cohort. Supportive Care in Cancer. e-Pub 8/2014. PMID: 25120013.
2. Bazerbashi H, Merriman KW, Toale KM, Chaftari P, Carreras MT, Henderson JD, Yeung SC, Rice TW. Low Tissue Oxygen Saturation at Emergency Center Triage is Predictive of Intensive Care Unit Admission. J Crit Care. e-Pub 5/27/2014. PMID: 24973103.

Abstracts

1. Bazerbashi H, Merriman K, Toale K, Chaftari P, Henderson J, Cruz Carreras M, Rice T. Does measurement of soft tissue oxygen saturation at triage have a unique value?. DoIM Research Retreat, 6/2013.
2. Cruz Carreras MT, Markovich M, Waters M, Enjojo R, Todd K, Boving V, Myhre M, Toole C. Emergency Center Intervention Program for Enhancing Choice at the End of Life. Clinical Safety & Effective Project, 2011.
3. Rios ME, Cruz MT, Rodrigues V, Costas P. Causes of Increased Liver Enzymes in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 8/2001.

Last updated: 6/17/2015