Lourdes Orellana is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. She graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in 2002 and completed a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at UTMB-Galveston in 2007. She is happily married and lives in Houston with her husband. Her hobbies include traveling and spending time with her two chihuahuas. She looks forward to meeting all of your healthcare needs.


Master of Physician Assistant Studies
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Graduation: December 2007, GPA: 3.7/4.0

Master’s Project:  Diet, Exercise, and Behavioral Modification in decreasing BMI in obese children of South Texas

NCCPA Certification, ACLS certified, fluent in written and verbal Spanish

Bachelor of Science, Economics, Baylor University, Waco, TX, December 2002


Physician Assistant, Trang D. Nguyen, Conroe, TX
June 2010-present

Perform history and physicals, order diagnostic labs/imaging, develop treatment plans; perform routine pap smears and breast exams; manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension; educate patients on their diagnosis; refer to appropriate specialties as needed

Physician Assistant, Gynecologic Oncology of Houston/Texas Oncology, Houston, TX
June 2008-2010

Administered chemotherapy under the direction of physician, formulated dosing/mix chemotherapy for infusion, started IVs and/or access port-a-caths for chemotherapy infusion, patient education on treatment regimens/side effects of chemotherapy, screened incoming calls for physician, processed patient disability forms, saw patients independently in clinic when requested by supervisor, made hospital rounds on post-operative patients, assisted in surgery, provided genetic counseling/risk assessment to patients with hereditary cancer risks