Biography


“The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Reeba Mathew was awarded her medical degree from Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnataka, India.  She completed her internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics and residency training in Internal Medicine at the McGovern Medical School (formerly the University of Texas Medical School at Houston).  Her sub-specialty fellowship training was in Pulmonary and Critical Care, which was followed by additional fellowship training in Sleep Medicine at the McGovern Medical School.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.  In the year 2012, she joined the faculty at the McGovern Medical School as an Assistant Professor.

She is the Medical Director of the UT Physicians Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Clinic at University of Texas Professional Building (UTPB) on Fannin, Houston and the Associate Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center in Houston.  She serves on the Clinical Competency Committees for the Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship and the Sleep Medicine fellowship.  She also serves on the McGovern Comprehensive Clinical Competencies Examination Committee.  She is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

Dr. Mathew enjoys reading and music and values faith and family.

Education

Medical Degree
Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnataka, India
Internship
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AK
Residency
Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School (formerly The University of Texas Medical School at Houston), Houston, TX
Fellowship
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, McGovern Medical School (formerly The University of Texas Medical School at Houston), Houston, TX
Fellowship
Sleep Medicine, McGovern Medical School (formerly The University of Texas Medical School at Houston), Houston, TX

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

  • General pulmonary disease
  • General sleep medicine disorders

Research Interests

  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
  • Sleep disorders in morbidly obese patients

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Pulmonary Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine –  Sleep Medicine
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society – Hyperbaric Medicine