Ruth Lachar Wintz, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

, University of CA Los Angeles Med Center
, Baylor College of Medicine

Exogenous Vasopressin-Induced Hyponatremia in Patients with Vasodilatory Shock: Two Case Reports and Literature Review
Salazar, M, Hu, BB, Vazquez, J, Wintz, RL & Varon, J 2015, Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, vol 30, no. 5, pp. 253-258. DOI:

Angiokeratomas in the intensive care unit
Wintz, RL, Varon, J, Mendez Flores, RG & Fuentes Rojas, SC 2015, Critical Care and Shock, vol 18, no. 4, pp. 87-89.

Incidental nephrograms in acute renal failure
Wintz, RL, Lynds, R & Varon, J 2010, Critical Care and Shock, vol 13, no. 4.

Unusual side effect from hydrogel pads during therapeutic hypothermia
Varon, J, Acosta, P, Wintz, R & Mendoza, N 2008, Resuscitation, vol 78, no. 3, pp. 248-249. DOI:

Angioedema associated to ophthalmic beta-blockers
Mendoza, N, Davis, L, Wintz, R & Varon, J 2008, Critical Care and Shock, vol 11, no. 2.

The Physician Quality Reporting Initiative: A Practical Approach to Implementing Quality Reporting
Wintz, R, Rosenthal, B & Fadem, SZ 2008, Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, vol 15, no. 1, pp. 56-63. DOI:

Detection of diabetic myonecrosis. Complication is often-missed sign of underlying disease.
Wintz, RL, Pimstone, KR & Nelson, SD 2006, Postgraduate medicine, vol 119, no. 3, pp. 66-69.

A systematic review of diabetes self-care interventions for older, African American, or Latino adults
Sarkisian, CA, Brown, AF, Norris, KC, Wintz, RL & Mangione, CM 2003, Diabetes Educator, vol 29, no. 3, pp. 467-479. DOI: