Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

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

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: 713-790-2626

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 2013
  • Chief, Hepatology Section, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 2009 – Present
  • 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
  • Active 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
  • Houston Top Docs, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013

Professional Organizations

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

Research Interests

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