Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

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

George Nassar, M.D.

Hemangshu Podder, M.D. Ph.D.

Hemangshu Podder, M.D. Ph.D.

Director, Abdominal Procurement

Clinical Expertise 

  • Director, Abdominal Organ Procurement
  • Kidney Transplant Surgery
  • Pancreas Transplant Surgery
  • Liver Transplant Surgery

Selected Professional Activity

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Fellow
  • Reviewer, Transplantation Proceedings

Research Interest

  • Immunosuppressive drug developments
  • Toxicopharmacokinetics of immunosuppressive drugs
  • Clinical trials in transplantations
  • Diabetes and transplantation
  • Expanded and donation after cardiac death donor criteria research


  • Clinical Fellow —University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Doctor — Medical Habilitation, 2006
  • Toxicopharmacokinetics of Cyclosporine and Rapamycin, Ph.D., 2000
  • Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary, 1986