Lawrence Rice, MD

Lawrence Rice, MD

Hematology Houston, TX

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College; Adjunct Professor, Hematology & Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Office Address

  • 6550 Fannin St
    Ste 1001
    Houston, TX 77030
    Phone: (713) 441-1111
    Fax: (713) 793-7065

Lawrence Rice, MD

Hematology Houston, TX

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College; Adjunct Professor, Hematology & Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Clotting Disorder, Myeloproliferative Disorder Hematology-Oncology, Sickle Cell & Other Anemias
  • Clinical Interests: thrombocytopenias; Iron Metabolism Disorders; Anemia

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Emory University School of MedicineEmory University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1977 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHematology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Winner, Abstract Achievement AwardASH, 2011
    • Graduate Medical Education Teacher of the Year AwardHouston Methodist Hospital, 2010
    • Edward C Lynch Outstanding Teacher Award, Internal Medicine Residency Program (Voted on by Residents)Methodist Hospital, 2010

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Progressive anemia and left upper quadrant pain in a patient with polycythemia vera  Roberts J, Morales M, Rice L, JAMA, 1/1/2014
    • Sickle cell patients face death in the ICU  Rice L, Teruya M, Crit Care Med, 1/1/2014
    • Fatal cardiac and renal allograft rejection with lenalidomide therapy of AL amyloidosis  Meyers D, Adu-Gyamfi BA, Segura AM, Buja LM, Mallidi HR Frazier OH, Rice L, Am J Transplant, 1/1/2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Protocolos en Cuidados Criticos Chapter: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the ICU. 
      Rice L, Baker KR
      Editors: Rodriguez-Villar S.Marban Libros SL, Madrid, Spain
      Edition 2nd,2013
    • Clinical Decision Support: Hematology. Chapter: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. 
      Rice L
      Editors: Benz E, Berliner N, Brodsky R, Moake J.Decision Support in Medicine, Wilmington DE
    • Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Chapter: Argatroban therapy in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Page 356 - 387
      Rice L, Beiderlein M, Hursting M
      Editors: Warkentin TE, Greinacher A.Informa, Colchester, United Kingdom
      Edition 5th,2012


    • Elevated Serum Ferritin Is a Significant Predictive Marker for Increase in Infection and Increased Mortality in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Konde AS, Puppala M, Srivastava P, Wong ST, Baker KR, Rice L, Iyer SP, Blood, 1/1/2014
    • A Review of MDS in Patients with Solid Organ Transplant Reveals a Higher Incidence but Not Necessarily Higher Mortality. Patel A, Konde AS, Puppala M, Wong ST, Srivastava P, Baker KR, Pingali SR, Rice L, Iyer SP, Blood, 1/1/2014
    • A Retrospective Review of Data from Houston Methodist Shows Increased Serum Ferritin Levels Directly Linked to Increase in Infections and Increased Mortality in AML Pa... Puppala M, Konde AS, Yin Z, Srivastava P, Baker KR, Wong ST, Rice L, Iyer SP, Blood, 1/1/2014


    • Immunosuppressive therapy of Aplastic anemia. 1/21/2015
    • Immune Thrombocytopenia Houston, TX - 1/18/2014
    • Thrombocytopenic Disorders Omni Hotel, Houston, TX - 1/4/2014


    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS New Mexico PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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