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Patricio A Riquelme M.D., Ph.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine School of Medicine

Dr. Riquelme joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in 2014.  He graduated from U.C. Berkley and then was accepted into the UCLA-Caltech MSTP Program.  He transferred to Columbia University during the PhD years of his training and returned back to UCLA to get his medical degree.  He did his residency training at Stanford University and subsequently joined OHSU.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family.

Areas of interest

  • Quality Improvement
  • Medical education
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Substance use disorders


  • B.S., University of California Berkeley, Berkeley California 1997
  • Ph.D., Columbia University, New York New York 2009
  • M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles California 2011
  • Internship:

    • Stanford University, 2012
  • Residency:

    • Stanford University, 2014

Honors and awards

  • 2017 Virginia Sznewajs Faculty Award for Excellence at End of Life Care


  • Riquelme P. Anterior Pituitary Disorders. In: Clinical Decision Support: Hospital Medicine. ed. Miller C, Burger A, Lai C, Pahwa A. 2016. Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. Wilmington, DE.

  • Riquelme P, Tisch AH, Liang Y, Lowe AW, Colevas AD, and Wakelee HA.  Thymoma-associated chronic diarrhea: A case of autoimmune enteropathy.  Cancer Treatment Communications, 4: 46-49, 2015.

  • Riquelme PA, Drapeau E, and Doetsch F. Brain Micro-ecologies: neural stem  cell niches in the adult mammalian brain. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci., 2007.

  • Weissman TA, Riquelme PA, Ivic L, Flint AC, and Kriegstein AR. Calcium waves propagate through radial glial cells and modulate proliferation in developing cortex. Neuron, 43:647-61, 2004.

  • Huh GS, Boulanger LM, Du H, Riquelme PA, Brotz TM, and Shatz CJ. Functional requirement for class I MHC in CNS development and plasticity. Science, 290:2155-9, 2000.

  • Penn AA, Riquelme PA, Feller MB, and Shatz CJ. Competition in retinogeniculate patterning driven by spontaneous activity. Science, 279:2108-12, 1998.

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