Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center - Houston, TX

George Nassar, M.D.

George Nassar, M.D.

George Nassar, M.D. 

Transplant Nephrologist

Clinical Expertise 

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 8/97-7/2000
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia and McGuire Veterans Affairs Hospitals, Richmond, VA 7/95-7/97 

Selected Professional Activity

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 8/00-Present
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, and member of Baylor Nephrology Associates, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 8/98-7/2000
  • National Kidney Foundation  1992-present
  • American Society of Nephrology  1992-present
  • International Society of Nephrology  1996-present
  • American University of Beirut Alumni Club  1989-present


  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. 1989-92
  • Fellowship in Nephrology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. 1992-95
  • Georgia State Medical License  1992 (inactivated 1998)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Medical License 1994 (inactivated 1998)
  • Texas State Medical License  1997
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)  1994
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 1992 and 2000
  • American Board of Nephrology  1994 and 2000 /
  • Recipient of the National Kidney Foundation Research Fellowship Grant  7/94-6/96
  • Recipient of Virginia National Kidney Foundation Local Grant  7/95
  • Recipient of local Virginia Commonwealth University A. D. Williams Research Grant  10/95
  • Recipient of the National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Grant  7/96-6/99
  • Recipient of Novartis Investigator Initiated Research Grant  6/99-Present
  • Published 36 articles on various aspects of kidney function and disease.

Dr. Nassar's Biography

George Nassar, MD completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship in 1995, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in Weill Cornell University at Houston Methodist. He was appointed in 2012 as Key Faculty in the newly established Methodist Renal Fellowship Program. Dr. Nassar is Nationally known for his expertise in Vascular Access Management and currently serves on the National Board of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN). He is active in clinical research and presides over a privately held clinical research corporation. He chaired the National Kidney Foundation Medical Executive Committee in Houston since 2010 and led several Educational and Screening activites in the Houston Community. Dr. Nassar has published several Manuscripts and Chapters in basic science, kidney disease and vascular access. Dr. Nassar is currently board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, and holds ASDIN certification for