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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine


Faculty - Hepatology

Robert S. McFadden, M.D. has been specializing in Gastroenterology & Hepatology for the last 25 years. He is a graduate of Baylor University and UTMB medical schools. He completed his residency and internship programs at Louisiana State University. Dr. McFadden's training includes two fellowships, one in gastroenterology at the University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, and the other in hepatology at University of Miami, Florida. He has been a staff hepatologist in Texas, Arizona and Oklahoma. He has extensive experience in managing liver transplant patients both pre- and post transplant, general liver disease, liver cancer, and portal hypertension. Dr. McFadden's practice focus and interests include all aspects of care for the cirrhotic patient.

Howard Paul Monsour, Jr., MD is Chief of Hepatology at Houston Methodist Hospital and is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine for Weill Cornell Medical College. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School and went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the University of Nebraska where he was also named Chief Resident.Dr. Monsour continued at the University of Nebraska for his gastroenterology fellowship as well as fellowship in hepatology and transplant medicine.His clinical expertise is in hepatology, transplant medicine and gastroenterology and his research interests include viral hepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma, fatty liver disease and autoimmune diseases of the liver.

Irum Zaheer, MD is Board certified in Internal Medicine. She completed her residency at Weill Cornell Medical College at Houston Methodist Hospital after completing her medical degree at Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan. Dr. Zaheer worked as a private hospitalist which included care of liver inpatients. Her skills include all aspects of general internal medicine with special interest in Hepatology, which led her to expand to the care of liver patients at Houston Methodist Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation. Dr. Zaheer's other interests include teaching medical students and residents.