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.
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)
Involvement in clinical trials
Multi-disciplinary approach to care
Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal