L. Alexandre Frigini, MD, Radiology, Houston, TX, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

L. AlexandreFriginiMD

Radiology Houston, TX

Abdominal Imaging

Associate Professor Baylor College of Medicine

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  • Office

    Baylor College of Medicine
    One Baylor plaza 360 MS 165-b
    Houston, TX 77086
    Phone(713) 798-4424
    Fax(713) 798-8050
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  • Dr. L. Alexandre Frigini is a radiologist in Houston, TX and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and CHI St. Luke's Health - Patients Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Federal University of Espirito Santo and has been in practice 23 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian. He specializes in abdominal imaging and is experienced in abdominal imaging, computed tomography , tumor imaging, quality improvement and patient safety, and medical student and graduate medical education.
  • The Benefits of Collaboration

    A 2012 study published in the journal Emergency Medicine Practice found that each year in the U.S. as many as 900,000 people will suffer from acute pulmonary em

    Quality Improvement Radiology

    The benefits of radiologist-clinician collaboration to improve imaging utilization

    Baylor College of Medicine

    Baylor College of Medicine in Houston is recognized as a premier academic health science center and is known for excellence in education, research and patient c

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineCertificate, Master Teacher Fellowship Program, 2013 - 2015
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Abdominal Imaging, 2001 - 2002
  • Case Western Reserve University - MetroHealth
    Case Western Reserve University - MetroHealthResidency, Radiology, 1997 - 2001
  • New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
    New York Hospital Medical Center of QueensInternship, Transitional Year, 1996 - 1997
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Certificate of Completion (William J. Harrington Programs for Latin America, Internal Medicine and Subspecialty Clerckships, 1993 - 1994
  • Federal University of Espirito Santo
    Federal University of Espirito SantoClass of 1994
  • Federal University of Espirito Santo School of Biological SciencesBachelor's, Dentistry, 1986 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2000 - 2007
  • American Board of Radiology Diagnostic Radiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Super Doctors Texas National Research Division of MSP Communications, Peer nomination, and Blue Ribbon Panel Review. Texas Monthly Magazine, 2019
  • Medical Student Educator of the year Award Department of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, 2019
  • Norton-Rose Fulbright Award: Educational Leadership Baylor College of Medicine, 2018
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • DNAH5 is associated with total lung capacity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease  
    Lee JH, McDonald ML, Cho MH, Wan ES, Castaldi PJ, Hunninghake GM, Marchetti N, Lynch DA, Crapo JD, Lomas DA, Coxson HO, Bakke PS, Silverman EK, Hersh CP; COPDGene and ..., Respir Res, 1/1/2014
  • Comparison between an Alternative and the Classic Definition of Chronic Bronchitis in COPDGene  
    Victor Kim, James Crapo, Huaqing Zhao, Paul W. Jones, Edwin K. Silverman, Alejandro Comellas, Barry J. Make, Gerard J. Criner, and the COPDGene Investigators (Frigini LA), Annals of theAmerican Thoracic Society, 1/1/2015
  • Thymic Hyperplasia  
    Frigini LA, American College of Radiology Case in Point, 1/8/2007
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  • Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) Workshops:An Experiential Team-based Approach to Teaching Quality Improverment.
    Frigini LA, VA Quality Scholars Summer Institute Conference, Houston, TX, 1/14/2018
  • Cardiac Masses: Role of Non-invasive Imaging for Diagnosis and Preoperative Planning
    Rahman S, Panchal R, Bray C, Hudspeth T, Kampalath R, Frigini L. A, MisraA, Santiago N, Tsai P, Lenge de Rosen, CVRI Annual Symposium, Houston, TX, 1/4/2017
  • Performance quality improvement (PQI) workshops: An experiential team-based approach to teaching residents quality improvement.
    Marc H. Willis, DO; L. Alexandre R. Frigini, MD; Veronica Lenge de, Rosen, MD; KarlaA. Sepulveda, MD; Jay Lin, MD; Erik Soloff, MD; Pedro J. Diaz-Marchan, MD, RSNA 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, 1/27/2016
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  • Radiology Errors and Peer Review 
    Baylor College of Medicine - 1/17/2018
  • Abdominal Imaging I: PF and Fluoroscopy 
    Baylor College of Medicine - 1/10/2018
  • Promoting Health and Wellness for Radiologists. Radiologist Burnout Prevention Strategies. 
    Orlando, FL - 1/7/2018
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  • Getting Ready for Value-Based Radiology. The Baylor R-Scan Story (Lecture video) 
    Frigini LA, American College of Radiology
  • Clinical Decision Support at the Point-of-Order Entry:An Education Simulation Pilot with Medical Students. 
    Willis, MH, Frigini, LA, Lin J, et al
  • The Baylor R-Scan Story (Skype interview) 
    Frigini LA


  • Member, AUR Well Being Ad-Hoc Committee 2019 - Present
  • Chair, Radiology Research Alliance. Peer Review to Peer Learning Task-Force 2018 - Present
  • Member, American College of Radiology RADPEER Committee 2015 - Present

Other Languages

  • Portuguese, Spanish, Italian

Hospital Affiliations