Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center - Houston, TX

Contact us

For more information, please call the Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center Amyloid Clinic at 713-441-8900.

Amyloid related news

Dr. Gertz' visit highlights the Houston Methodist commitment to growing Amyloid clinic

Congo-red positive, apple-green birefringent amyloid protein deposits in the glomerulus and arteries from a kidney biopsy of a patient with AL amyloidosis.
Biopsy image courtesy of Lillian Gaber, MD

What is amyloidosis?

Amyloidosis is a multisystem disease that develops after organs and tissues are infiltrated by abnormally shaped proteins.

Mission statement

The mission of the J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center Amyloid Clinic is to deliver individualized, multi-disciplinary, multi-specialty and state-of-the-art care for patients with systemic amyloidosis.


Bone marrow transplantation

  • George Carrum, MD
  • Rammurti T. Kamble, MD


  • Kelty Baker, MD
  • Lawrence Rice, MD
  • John McCarthy, MD

Solid organ transplantation

  • Jerry Estep, MD (transplant cardiology)
  • Arvind Bhimaraj, MD (transplant cardiology)
  • Barry Trachtenberg, MD (transplant cardiology)
  • Mattias Loebe, MD (cardiothoracic surgery)
  • Brian Bruckner, MD (transplant surgeon)
  • Howard Monsour, MD (transplant hepatology)
  • Joseph Galati, MD (transplant hepatology)
  • Mark R. Ghobrial, MD (liver transplant surgery)
  • Sherilyn Gordon Burroughs, MD (liver transplant surgery)
  • Osama Gaber, MD (Director, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center)

Long-term follow-up

Involvement in clinical trials

Multi-disciplinary approach to care

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal

MDCVJ V8 N3 12
Volume 8, Number 3
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