Find a Doctor: UTMB Health Care Providers Clear all filters Refine Search Search Near Me Provider Gender City Name Clinic Name Refine Specialty Provider Credentials Click to Refine Seach Results All Search Results Carolyn Risinger, MD, FAAPUTMB Health Provider Provider Details Locations Biography Education/Training Ratings/Reviews Scheduling Schedule an Appointment Accepting new patients Specialties: Pediatrics - General Primary Care UTMB Health Pediatric and Adult Primary Care, Friendswood 128 West Parkwood Avenue Friendswood, TX 77546 Phone: (281) 482-5695 Fax: (281) 482-3963 Dr. Risinger has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years and is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She grew up in Texas City, Texas and attended Texas City High School. She went to college at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and graduated Cumma Sum Laude with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Risinger graduated with a Medical Degree from UTMB and did residency at UTMB as well. While in residency, she was able to go to Kenya for a mission trip and developed a life-long love of travel and service to others through the practice of medicine. After completing residency, she joined the practice of Drs. Raimer, Judice and Noble in 1986. She also has worked in beautiful East Texas in a practice with underserved patients.She has won teaching awards as well as patient care awards and has been listed in Super Doctors®. She was able to work on a 3 year project while at UTMB with the country of Armenia to develop primary care services. She has done other mission trips to the Russia, Nicaragua, Congo and Ukraine.In her spare time, she loves to go to Disneyworld with her son and family. She also enjoys cooking, gardening and taking her dog Max on long walks. She was in the church choir and was able to go to Italy with the choir on a mission trip.Her goal in life is to honor her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in all that she does. She loves her family and friends and cherishes any time that she can spend with them.As the years go by she enjoys the practice of pediatrics more and more each day. She likes general pediatrics but has a special interest in preventative health care, ADHD and behavioral health, infectious disease, special needs children and promoting literacy. Dr. Risinger loves pediatrics and considers it is a privilege and honor to care for your children. Medical/Professional School: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 1983 Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX, BS - Biology Residencies: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, Pediatrics, 1986 Certifications: American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics Easy Instructions (26) Listen Carefully (29) Medical History (29) Rate Provider 0-10 (29) Show Respect (29) Spending Time (29) Understanding (29) Do you have any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain (including new onset low back pain), joint pain, extreme fatigue, diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, headache or conjunctivitis (red eye with discharge)? Yes No START HERE: Answer the following question, then choose the time that best fits your schedule! Has the patient seen this provider before? Yes No A primary care physician is a specialist who provides care to the patient at the point of first contact, and takes continuing responsibility for providing the patient's comprehensive care. Primary care includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses. Primary care practices provide patients with ready access to their own personal physician, or to an established back-up team when the primary physician is not available. START HERE: Answer the following question, then choose the time that best fits your schedule! Has the patient been seen by this provider? Yes No Do you need a... Sick Visit Appointment? Physical or Annual Exam? Follow-up appointment?