Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist Academic Medicine Associates

Howard P. Monsour, Jr., M.D.

Howard P. Monsour, Jr., MD

Areas of Expertise

Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Transplant Medicine

Clinical Information

Methodist Academic Medicine Associates
6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower #1101
Houston, TX 77030

Phone:  713-441-0006
Fax:      713-793-7064

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas 1996 – 1997
  • Director – Section of Hepatology, Director – Transplant Hepatology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas 1992 – 1996
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Professional Education

  • B.A., St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1977
  • M.D., University of Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1981
  • Medicine Residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1984 – 1986
  • Chief Medical Resident, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1986 – 1987
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1987 – 1989
  • Clinical Preceptor, Department of Family Practice, Monsour Medical Center, Jeannette, Pennsylvania, 1989 – 1991
  • Fellowship, Hepatology/Transplant Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1991 – 1992

Professional Appointments

  • Clinical Preceptor, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, 1986 – 1989
  • Clinical Preceptor, Department of Family Practice, Monsour Medical Center, Jeannette, Pennsylvania 1989 – 1991
  • Clinical Preceptor, The University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Staff Hepatologist, Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston, Texas 1992 – 1996
  • Director of Viral Hepatitis Studies, Gastroenterology and Liver Associates, Houston, Texas 1999 – 2001
  • Associate, The Texas Liver Institute, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 1999 – 2007
  • Medical Director, Granbury Surgical Plaza, Granbury, Texas 2007 – 2008
  • Provisional Staff, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, 2008 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • President, House Officers Association, 1986 – 1988
  • Finalist, House Officer of the Year, 1986 & 1987
  • Texas Liver Coalition Recognition of Achievement Award, 2001
  • National Leadership Award (Nomination by Congressman Tom DeLay), 2001

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Texas Liver Coalition Board of Directors
  • Texas Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Boone and Crockett Club
  • Hepatitis Foundation International – Scientific Advisory Board
  • Texas Medical Association/Hood County Medical Society
  • International Liver Transplantation Society

Research Interests

Basic science research focuses on viral hepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma, fatty liver disease and auto immune diseases of the liver.