Asma Zainab, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Zainab is an anesthesiologist at The Methodist Hospital where she is also an intensivist in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. Prior to joining Methodist in 2006, she was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

Description of Research

Dr. Zainab´s research is focused on investigations of the underlying pathological processes in critical care medicine, specifically with regards to the development of insulin resistance and hyperglycemia in non-diabetic patients.

Areas Of Expertise

Critical care medicine Acute care Insulin resistance Hyperglycemia
Education & Training

, Saint Louis University
, Forest Park Hospital
, Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women

Updates on critical care management of cardiovascular patients.
Masud, F , Zainab, A , Ratnani, I , Perme, C & Vykoukal, D 2011, Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol 7, no. 4, pp. 28-32.