Ghanashyam S Acharya, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3242

Translational Nanomedicine; Nanofabricated Drug Delivery Systems; Ocular Drug Delivery; Ocular Nanomedicine

Changyi Johnny Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • (713) 798-4401

Pancreatic cancer; PLGA-PEI based nanotechnology; Endothelial dysfunction and vascular disease; Angiogenesis; Atherosclerosis; Cardiovascular disease…

Stuart Corr, BEng, MEng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Director, Technology Development

Phone

  • (713) 798-3227

Nanomedicine; Non-invasive radiofrequency hyperthermia; Surgical Technology; Nanomaterials characterization

Xin-Hua Feng, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-4756

Embryonic stem cells; Serine/threonine phosphatases; SMAD; SUMOylation; TGF-ß/BMP; Ubiquitination

Kaiyi Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

DNA Repair; Mechanisms for cancer formation; Personalized cancer treatment

Yulong Liang, Ph.D.

Instructor in Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-1035

DNA damage response; Repair proteins; Breast cancer; Liver cancer; Double-strand breaks; Homologous recombination; Genomic instability; Tumorigenesis…

Xia Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-4899

Cancer; Diabetes; TGF-beta

Jian-Ming Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Nanoparticle drug delivery; Cardiovascular disease; Pancreatic Cancer; Oxidative stress, Free radicals and Antioxidants

Megumi Mathison, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-3259

In situ cardiac regeneration; Cardiovascular disease; Cardiac cellular reprogramming

Ying H Shen, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Aortic aneurysms and dissections; Diabetic vascular diseases; Vascular biology and diseases

Vivek Singh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-3528

Hypertension/ Arrhythmia • Ischemia and Reperfusion • Diabetic Cardiomyopathy • Cellular Reprogramming • Diabetes/obesity • Gene Therapy

Jianchang Yang, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-5334

Cardiac progenitor regulation and direct cellular reprogramming; epigenetic mechanisms of gene expression…

Qizhi Cathy Yao, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-1765

HIV vaccines; Pancreatic cancer pathogenesis; Nanoparticle targeted delivery

Joint Faculty: Surgical Research

Swathi Balaji, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Regenerative tissue repair; Fetal wound healing; Acute, burn and diabetic wound repair; ECM and fibrosis; Neovascularization

Bryan Burt, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Steven Curley, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

William E Fisher, M.D., FACS

Professor, Clinical Vice-Chair and Chief

Shawn Groth, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Pawel Jan Kolodziejski, M.D.

Instructor in Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 790-3155

Pulmonary hypertension; Proteasomes; Nitric oxide

Ronald Kerman, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-3088

Scott Anthony LeMaire, M.D., FACS

Professor and Vice-Chair for Research

Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., MSc.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-7536

George P Noon, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Organ transplantation; Cardiac assist devices

Jed Gregory Nuchtern, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Chief

Phone

  • (832) 822-3135

Pediatric surgical oncology; Adrenal tumors

Oluyinka Olutoye, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 822-3135

Fetal surgery; Diaphragmatic hernia; CCAM; Lung malformation; Pectus excavatum, Chest wall deformities; Omphalocele; Gastroschisis; Esophagus atresia…

Todd Rosengart, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor and Chair

Robert Ellis Southard, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

General surgery; Surgical critical care; Laparotomy; Appendectomy; Cholecystectomy

David J Sugarbaker, M.D.

Professor and Chief, Division of General Thoracic Surgery

Barbara Wells Trautner, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director, Clinical Research

Urinary tract infections; Healthcare-associated infections; Antimicrobial stewardship

Sanjeev Ayyangar Vasudevan, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 822-3135

Pediatric surgical oncology; Neuroblastoma

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

Professor of Medicine and Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 355-1400

Lalita Wadhwa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (832) 826-1930

Kai Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cardiac Regeneration