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Location

West Campus

Rating
Specialty
Allergy and Immunology
Phone: 832-227-2280
Fax: 832-227-2296

Address

18200 Katy Freeway
Suite WA460 - 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77094

Maria Gabriela Buheis, MD, FAAAAI, FAAP

Clinic Chief, West Campus Allergy and Immunology Clinic

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Allergy and Immunology 2008
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2006
Universidad Automoma de Madrid Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2001

About

Dr. Buheis focuses in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases such as food allergy, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, chronic urticaria, drug allergies and asthma. She has a special interest in food allergy and allergic gastrointestinal disease, and is co-director of the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases clinic at West Campus. In her practice at West Campus, Dr. Buheis works closely together with the families as well as other physicians and team members to provide excellent, comprehensive medical care for children with allergic disease. Dr. Buheis is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Dr. Buheis obtained her Doctorate in Medicine (M.D) from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, in Spain. After graduation, Dr. Buheis completed her residency in Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and proceeded to complete a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital. Following fellowship, Dr. Buheis joined the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the section of Allergy and Immunology, and opened the Allergy and Immunology West Campus clinic in 2010, where she is clinic chief. She loves helping families in the West Houston area find excellent medical care for their allergic disease close to home.

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Member
Greater Houston Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society Member
Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society Member

Selected Publications

Seth N, Tuano K, Buheis M, Chan A, Chinen J. Serum tryptase levels in pediatric mastocytosis and association with systemic symptoms. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 May 1. S1081-1206(20)30269-6.  

Seth N, Chinen J, Buheis M, Chan A, Hunt R, Tuano K. Serum Tryptase Levels in 114 Pediatric Patients with Cutaneous Mastocytosis. Poster Presentation AAAAI, March 2018.

Akuete K, Guffey D, Minard CG, Buheis MG, Dillard KH, Hanson IC, Seeborg FO, Noroski LM and Davis CM. Epidemiology of Clinical Oral Food Challenges (OFC) at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) Food Allergy program: A Retrospective Chart Review. Poster Presentation AAAAI, March 2016.

Dr. Aries Gavino, Dr. Kamili Qurat, Dr. Zahidia Maskatia, Dr. Niti Choski, Dr. Diana Bayer, Dr. Karen Tuan, Dr. Shuya Wu, Dr. Sana Hasan, Dr. Maria G. Buheis, and Dr. Lenora M. Noroski, MD, MPH. The Hypersensitivity Course: Empowering Fellows to Design and Conduct Their Own Effective Allergy Curriculum. Poster Presentation ACAAI, 2014.

Chan SK. Buheis M. IC Hanson. Childhood Maculopapular Mastocytosis with Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Diffuse Cutaneous Mastocytosis. American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology April 2012. Abstract. 

Dr. Aries Gavino, Dr. Kamili Qurat, Dr. Zahidia Maskatia, Dr. Niti Choski, Dr. Diana Bayer, Dr. Karen Tuan, Dr. Shuya Wu, Dr. Sana Hasan, Dr. Maria G. Buheis, and Dr. Lenora M. Noroski, MD, MPH. The Hypersensitivity Course: Empowering Fellows to Design and Conduct Their Own Effective Allergy Curriculum. Poster Presentation ACAAI, 2014.S

 

Awards

STAR Award for Excellence in Patient Care 2022, Baylor College of Medicine
Super Doctors ®:

Texas Super Doctors 2021 
Texas Super Doctors 2020
Texas Super Doctors 2019
Texas Super Doctors 2015
Texas Rising Stars 2014
Texas Rising Stars 2013
Texas Rising Stars 2012 

2020 Mark A. Wallace Catalyst Leadership Award Finalist (Physician Category), Texas Children's Hospital

David C. Leach ACGME Award 2013 

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