Ivan Mefford, MD, PhD

Dr. Mefford received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with honors at Kentucky State University. He earned his PhD with honors in analytical chemistry from the University of Kansas. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Duke University. He completed his residency in Family Practice with the UT-Memorial Family Practice Residency Memorial Hospital Southwest.

Family Physician
Medical Education Undergraduate: Kentucky State University Medical Education: Duke University School of Medicine
University of Texas, Memorial Family Practice
Certifications American Board of Family Medicine American Medical Association
Honors & Rewards America’s Top Family Doctors, Consumers Research Council of America 2003-2012 Beta Kappa Chi, Scientific Honor Society Presidential Citation: National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education 1
Languages English
Insurance Accepted
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Phone 281-342-9500
Fax 281-342-6667
Address 1505 Liberty Street Richmond, Texas, 77469

Additional Info


Mefford, I.N., Kincl, L., Dykstra, K.H., Simpson, J.T., Markey, S.P., Dietz, S. and Wightman, R.M., Facile Oxidative Decarboxylation of 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic Acid Catalyzed by Copper and Manganese Ions, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1290,224-230, 199

Burnet, P.W., Mefford, I.N., Smith, C.C., Gold, P.W. and Steinberg, E.M., Hippocampal 5-HT1A Receptor Binding Site Densities, 5-HT1A Receptor Messenger Ribonucleic Acid Abundance and Serotonin Levels Parallel the Activity of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adr

Mefford, I.N. and Wade, E.U., Proton pump inhibitors as a treatment method for type II diabetes, Medical Hypotheses, 73, 29-32, 2009.

Mefford. I., Crouch, M.A. and Wade, E., Effect of concomitant proton pump inhibitor therapy on type 2 diabetes control, Family Medicine, 42 (suppl 2), 2010

Crouch, M.A., Mefford, I.N. and Wade, E.U., Proton pump inhibitor therapy associated with lower glycosylated hemoglobin levels in type 2 diabetes, J Am Board Fam Med, 25, 50-54, 2012

Mefford, I.N., Mefford, J.T. and Burris, C.A., Improved diabetes control and pancreatic function in a type 2 diabetic after omeprazole administration, Case Reports in Endocrinology, Volume 2012, Article ID 468609, 2012