Dr. Alex Lechin is an esteemed pulmonologist from Houston, Texas. He is the founder and director of the Texas Institute of Chest & Sleep Disorders. He has a large amount of background experience as a student, educational instructor, and now, a pulmonologist.
Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Alex Lechin’s family lineage contains many doctors who practiced medicine. Educational institutions he studied at include Emil Friedman School, Southern Vermont College, and the Central University of Venezuela. Additionally, during his time at the University of Venezuela, where he completed his Doctor of Medicine degree, he ranked eighth in his class.
Dr. Lechin completed his postgraduate training at the Central University of Venezuela, Wake Forest University, East Tennessee State University, Baylor College of Medicine, the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Memorial Hermann Hospital.
While his primary focus is internal medicine, Dr. Alex Lechin has also specialized in critical care, pulmonary, and sleep medicine.
Special achievements include becoming chief resident at the J. Quillen College of Medicine in the East Tennessee State University and acting as a fellow representative to the Subspecialty Fellowship Committee at the Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to holding many teaching assignments in the past, he currently teaches at the Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston.
His practice serves patients in the Houston and Pasadena Area.
In addition to owning his practice, Dr. Lechin continues to learn about his specialty and also strives to learn about the most recent technological developments.