Our Patients Are Our Priority

About Memorial Rheumatology

Our Professionals

Meet the Team

You will find a full range of medical services to diagnose and treat adults and adolescents (18 years of age and older) with arthritis and other diseases of the joints, bones and muscles.

Dr. Alexandra Gonzalez-Fuentes, MD

Dr. Alexandra Gonzalez-Fuentes is naturally from Puerto Rico. She is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. She went for medical school at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She then moved to New York City where she completed the Fifth Pathway Program and obtained her medical degree with New York Medical College. She did her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Medical School- Cabrini program in New York City, then moved to Houston to complete her Fellowship in Rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine. She is part of the Memorial Hermann Physician Network. She has been involved with the Arthritis Foundation and was the Walk to Cure Arthritis 2014 Medical Honoree. Dr. Gonzalez is passionate about Rheumatology, loves to dedicate time to her patients and feels the most satisfaction when patients are doing well. She likes to balance her life and dedicate time to her family, practice and patients. She enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her husband and two little girls, cooking and working out.

Michelle Lunsford, NP

Nurse Practitioner
Michelle Lunsford is originally from Indianapolis, IN and graduated from Indiana University, Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As a registered nurse she worked in a surgical intensive care unit in Indianapolis. Michelle completed graduate school and received her Masters Degree in Nursing adult care at Indiana Wesleyan University. After completing graduate school she became board certified as an ANCC Adult Nurse Practitioner. Michelle has worked in the Rheumatology Specialty since 2010, her first three years in a private practice in San Antonio then relocated to Houston in June 2013 when she joined Memorial Rheumatology. Her goal is to have an integral role in supporting the needs of the patient by educating and promoting high quality of life while living with a chronic disease. On her spare time she like to work out, walk and play with her dogs and read.

Gerardo Rivera, PA

Physician Assistant

PA-CA native of Houston, TX, Gerardo Rivera, PA-C, graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station with a bachelor's degree in health. He received his master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX. There, he completed over 2,000 clinical hours in a variety of specialties ranging from Pediatrics to Emergency Medicine, Surgery, and Rheumatology. He was also an active member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). He believes that compassion, communication, and consistency should be the cornerstone of patient relations in order to provide patients with the quality care they deserve. He enjoys life in the greater Houston area. In his free time, Mr. Rivera enjoys spending time with his friends and family, and he also enjoys outdoor activities around the Buffalo Bayou.

What Sets Us Apart

Care with a Personal Touch

Spanish Speaking

Memorial Rheumatology is one of the few bi-lignual clinics in the Houston area. You don’t need a translator when you speak with our staff.

Central Location

It’s easy to find and access our facility no matter where you’re located in or around Houston. We’re just off Interstates 10 and 610.

Success Focused

We take the time to help each patient understand their condition so they can not only manage the symptoms, but make other lifestyle adjustments that lead to a higher quality life.

Patient Respect

Your time is valuable. Patients don’t sit in our lobby for hours waiting on the doctor. We run an efficient office so you’re seen on time.

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For Our Patients

Take Control of Your Pain
and Reclaim Your Life

Don't let chronic pain hold you back any longer - our experienced team is ready to provide you with personalized care and effective treatments. Contact us today and take the first step towards living pain-free.

"My best satisfaction is
to make a difference in
patient's quality of life."

How to Become a Patient

Getting started with Memorial Rheumatology is easy

1. Contact Us

Call or send an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

2. Chat

Tell us about your condition, send medical records, labs and referral if required by insurance.

3. See the Doctor

We’ll schedule your appointment, you’ll come see us and start living the life you deserve.

902 Frostwood Suite 315
Houston, TX 77024


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