Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

TMHPO Department of Surgery

R. Mark Ghobrial, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FRCS

Clinic Information

6550 Fannin Street, SM1601
Smith Tower, 16th Floor
Houston, Texas 77030

Clinic Phone:  713- 441-5141
Clinic Fax:      713-790-6470

Director, Liver Center
Chief, Liver Transplantation Surgery
Director, Immunobiology Research Center

  • Liver Transplantation Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Pancreas Transplant Surgery
  • Transplantation Fellowship — UCLA School of Medicine
  • Surgery Residency — University of Texas, Houston
  • Internship — Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt, 1980
  • PhD, Immunology — University of Texas, Houston
  • Research Fellowship in Transplantation — University of Texas
  • Research Fellowship in Immunology — Harvard University, Boston

Professional Activity

  • American Surgical Association
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • International Liver Transplantation Society
  • American Association of the Study of Liver Disease
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons, U.K.
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Surgical Biology Club II
  • Multiple national and international presentations and awards

Research Interests

  • Hepatitis C, transplant outcomes and partial liver grafting
  • Chronic rejection, immunosuppression and hepatobiliary cancer
  • Clinical trials and National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored research