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Alfred Scott Lea

Alfred Lea

UTMB Health
1005 Harborside Drive, 6th Floor
Galveston, TX 77555


Texas (TX)

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T: 409-772-0644
F: 409-747-0777

Infectious Disease; Internal Medicine

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine


A Scott Lea, MD graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1975, and then completed his internal medicine residency training in 1979 at the Baylor Affiliated Hospitals  in Houston, Texas. He was the chief resident for Internal Medicine at the Ben Taub General Hospital during the 1979-1980 academic year. He completed his infectious disease training at the Baylor Affiliated Hospitals  in 1982 and then  entered  the private consultative practice of infectious disease in Waco, Texas, serving in numerous capacities within the community and it’s hospitals for 22 years. He served as the Public Health Authority for the Waco-McLennnan County Health District for 19 years. He joined  the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine in 2004, and eventually became Chief of the Baylor Infectious Disease Practice at  both the Methodist Hospital and CHI/St  Luke’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. He moved to University of Texas Medical Branch in 2007 as an Associate Professor of Medicine and was promoted to Professor of Medicine in 2015. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha.  His special interests include Transplant Infectious Diseases, Wound Care,  Surgical Infections, Special Pathogens, and the Business Aspects of Infectious Disease Practice. He is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America, the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Infectious Disease Society, and the American College of Physicians. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has been named to both ‘America’s Top Physicians’ and ‘The Best Doctors in America’  in addition to 'Super Doctors' on several occasions. He serves as a member of  the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery.


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Texas Super Doctors 2015
Texas Super Doctors 2014
Texas Super Doctors 2013
Texas Super Doctors 2012
Texas Super Doctors 2011

About Alfred Lea

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Graduation Year: 1975

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