Faculty: Abdominal Transplantation

John A Goss, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Liver transplantation; Liver resection; Radio frequency ablation; Surgical management of portal hypertension; Biliary resection

Ronald Timothy Cotton, M.D.

Instructor in Surgery

F. Blaine Hollinger, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4454

Viral hepatitis and liver disease; Blood-borne pathogens

Khozema Bakir Hussain, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 794-7274

Chronic Viral Hepatitis (HBV & HCV); Cirrhosis and its complications; Hepatocellular carcinoma…

Prasun Kumar Jalal, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Hepatology; Gastroenterology; Liver disease; Hepatitis; Liver cancer

Peter Jindra, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-2425

Anti-HLA antibodies; Bone marrow transplant outcomes; Function of microRNA in lymphocytes

Saira Aijaz Khaderi, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Portal hypertension; Liver transplant hepatology; Hepatitis C

Ronald Kerman, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 713-798-3088

Histocompatibility testing; Cellular and antibody immune responsiveness of transplant patients; HLA antibodies

Christine Ann O'Mahony, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Pediatric and adult kidney transplantation; Hepatobiliary surgery; Liver resection; Portosystemic shunts…

Bhamidipati V. Ramana Murthy, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.M.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Nephrology

Abbas Rana, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Liver Transplantation; Kidney Transplantation; Abdominal transplantation

Gagan K Sood, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Hepatology; Cirrhosis; Ascites; Hepatic encephalopathy; Portal hypertension; Liver Cancer; Hepatitis B and C; Hemochromatosis…

Rise Stribling, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Hepatology; Pre- and post-transplant care; Liver cancer; Hepatitis C; Abdominal paracentesis; Fulminant liver failure…

Norman Leslie Sussman, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Hepatology; Cirrhosis; Hepatitis; Liver disease; Liver cancer; Artificial liver support

John Moore Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Professor of Medicine and Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400

Transplant Hepatology; Pre- and post-liver transplantation care; Liver failure; Hepatitis; Cirrhosis; Primary sclerosing cholangitis…

Instructors in Surgery

Sindhu Cherian, M.S.N.

Instructor/NP

Minerva Clampffer, N.P.

Instructor in Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 355-1400

Lauren Cozad, M.S.N.

Instructor/NP

Maximo Del Rio Jr., M.S.N., F.N.P-C.

Instructor in Surgery

Karen Diller, MPAS, PA-C

Instructor/PA

Ashlie Kaim, M.P.A.S., P.A-C.

Instructor in Surgery

Sarah Lands, M.S.N.

Instructor/NP

Lauren Thomas, R.N., M.S.N., N.P-C.

Instructor in Surgery

Phone

  • 832-355-1400