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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Monica D. Relvas, MD

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Covenant Children's Hospital
  • Covenant Health Partners
  • Covenant Medical Group
Covenant Childrens Hospital
4000 24th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Primary Office

Covenant Childrens Hospital
4000 24th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
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(806) 725-4425
(806) 723-7347

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Areas of Interest
    Pediatric Critical Care
  • Biography



    Dr. Monica Relvas pr actices as a P ediatric Intensivist and joined the staff of Covenant Children’s Hospital in November of 2009. She has served as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Fellowship Director of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She has also pr acticed pediatric critical care medicine at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. Dr. Relvas’ primary clinical interests are shock, trauma, ARDS, sepsis, cardiac intensive care and ECMO all in the pediatric population.

    Dr. Relvas has completed two fellowships: V ascular Surgery, at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and Pediatric Critical Care at Schneider Children’s Hospital, in New Hyde Park, NY. She has published research on the use of dornase-alpha in pediatric ventilated patients with atelectasis; The effect of Terbutaline drip on cardiac enzyme elevation in children with status asthmaticus and Prone positioning and ARDS in the pediatric population.

    Dr. Relvas completed medical school at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. She has received the Presidential Citation for Significant Contributions to the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the House staff Teaching Award.

    She is also a member of the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine. Dr.Relvas is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Gener al Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. She is also certified by the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists.