UTHealth Expert List

Surgery

Richard Andrassy, M.D.

Richard  Andrassy
  • Chairman, Department of Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, UTHealth Medical School
  • Surgeon in Chief, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Richard Andrassy, M.D., is a board-certified  surgeon with more than 40 years of experience. Dr. Andrassy's areas of specialty care include surgical oncology, hernia surgery, pediatric surgery and endocrine surgery. He is on the faculty of Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas.


 

Bryan Cotton, M.D., M.P.H.

Bryan  Cotton

•         Associate Professor and Director Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, UTHealth Medical School

•         Faculty member, Center for Translational Injury Research, UTHealth Medical School

•         Trauma surgeon, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Bryan Cotton, M.D., M.P.H., specializes in the care of critically injured individuals. He’s leading a research project designed to find the best way to give blood transfusions to severely injured patients. He has written scholarly articles for multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine.

Previous Interview: http://bit.ly/Ie0Gsd


 

Col. John Holcomb, M.D.

Col. John  Holcomb
  • Vice Chair, Professor and Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director, Center for Translational Injury Research, UTHealth
  • Trauma Surgeon, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Prior to joining the faculty in 2008, John B. Holcomb, M.D., served as a United States Army Colonel. In a New York Times article, he was described as one of the top military trauma surgeons and cited for his efforts to enhance the transportation of wounded soldiers and control severe bleeding. He is a supporter of the use of clinical trials to improve trauma care. The Center for Translational Injury Research is working to enhance the care of trauma patients requiring massive blood transfusions.

Previous Interview: http://abcn.ws/ohEekA


 

Walter Lowe, M.D.

Walter  Lowe
  • Edward T. Smith Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,UTHealth Medical School
  • Team physician for Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, as well as the University of Houston
  • Medical Director of the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Walter Lowe, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a subspeciality in sports medicine. Lowe studied under the legendary baseball doctor Frank Jobe, M.D., who pioneered a procedure to repair injured pitching arms called “Tommy John Surgery.” Dr. Lowe specializes in the care of injured knees, shoulders or elbows. He is a member of the National Football League Physicians Society and the Association of Professional Team Physicians.


 

Milan Sen, M.D.

Milan  Sen
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, UTHealth Medical School
  • Medical Director of the UTHealth Orthopedic Surgery Clinic
  • Principal investigator for the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium site at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center

Milan Sen, M.D., is one of the leaders in a multi-institution effort to improve the care of limb injuries suffered by both service personnel and civilians. Following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Sen joined a team of his UTHealth colleagues who provided volunteer care in the Caribbean country. He has a special interest in orthopaedic trauma and fracture care including: acetabular fractures, periarticular fractures and treatment of nerve and soft tissue injury.


 

Brad Snyder, M.D.

Brad  Snyder
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director of Clinical Research for Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas at the UT Specialty Surgery Center
  • Director of Research for the University of Texas Bariatric Surgery Center.

Brad Snyder, M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon with advanced training and expertise in laparoscopic surgery for general and bariatric surgery. He offers all standard bariatric surgeries through laparoscopy and incision less bariatric surgery.

Previous Interview: http://go.uth.edu/d3rjjff2


 

Erik Wilson, M.D.

Erik  Wilson
  • Associate Professor, Vice Chair and Chief of Elective General Surgery, Department of Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Director of Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas, UT Specialty Surgery Center

Erik Wilson, M.D., is an experienced bariatric surgeon who has performed hundreds of laparoscopic bariatric surgeries including gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy, revisional bariatric surgery and incisionless bariatric surgery. He also specializes in the surgical care of hard-to-treat hernias, as well as other conditions including the incision less treatment of acid reflux. 

Previous Interview: http://bit.ly/98Q6lU