Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Claudia P. Molina


Claudia P. Molina, MD

Staff Pathologist, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital Physician Organization

4401 Garth Road
Baytown, Texas 77521
Phone: 281-420-8543

Email: cmolina@houstonmethodist.org


Dr. Molina received her M.D. degree from the Francisco Marroquin University School of Medicine in Guatemala City, Guatemala in 1994. After finishing her pathology residency training and a medical microbiology and infectious disease pathology fellowship at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, she completed a surgical pathology fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Molina joined Houston Methodist Hospital Physician Organization in 2007.

Dr. Molina is board certified in clinical and anatomic pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Her areas of interest include breast and gastrointestinal pathology as well as infectious disease pathology.

Representative Recent Publications

  • Raparia K, Molina CP, Quiroga-Garza G, Weilbaecher D, Ayala AG, Ro JY. Inflammatory aortic aneurysm: possible manifestation of IgG4-related sclerosing disease. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013;6(3):469-75.
  • Billings AN, Rollin PE, Milazzo ML, Molina CP, Eyzaguirre EJ, Livingstone W, Ksiazek TG, Fulhorst CF. Pathology of Black Creek Canal Virus Infection in Juvenile Hispid Cotton Rats (Sigmodon hispidus). Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2010 Aug;10(6):621-8.
  • Wang P, Molina CP, Maldonado JE, Bernard DW. In utero drugs of abuse exposure testing for newborn twins. J Clin Pathol. 2010 Mar;63(3):259-61.
  • Schnadig VJ, Molina CP, Aronson JF. Cytodiagnosis in the autopsy suite: a tool for improving autopsy quality and resident education. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Jul;131(7):1056-62.