Dr. Amelita Basa

Dr. Amelita Basa

Top Endocrinologist in Houston by America’s Best Doctors,

Dr. Amelita Lourdes Basa is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism Board. Dr. Basa has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years.

Dr. Basa earned her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Manila, Philippines where she graduated cum laude and placed amongst the board top-notchers in the Physician Licensure Examinations.

Following her medical internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, she specialized in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. She eventually joined the clinical faculty of Baylor College of Medicine and practiced endocrinology at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. She moved to New Orleans to continue her endocrinology practice at Ochsner clinic and and was appointed Director of the Diabetes Institute of Ochsner Medical Center. She also was an active speaker and consultant to institutional boards and pharmaceutical companies. She was also involved in clinical research and co-authored a number of peer-reviewed clinical articles.

After several years in Louisiana, Dr. Basa moved back to Houston and established her own clinical practice in endocrinology. Prior to this, she practiced as an endocrinologist with Diabetes America, The VA Medical Center, Diabetes Relief and Legacy Clinic.

When not working, Dr. Basa enjoys quality time with her husband and two children (plus her two dogs). She loves to travel and to volunteer in many school and community activities especially charity events.

Dr. Basa is now a full-time member of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Plus Clinic of Houston and currently affiliated with Memorial Hermann Hospital Health System.

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