Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Asma Zainab, M.D.

Asma Zainab, M.D.


Asma Zainab, M.D.

Asma Zainab, M.D.

Assistant Member
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Physician, Department of Anesthesiology
The Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine 
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

E-mail: azainab@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-441-3620
Fax: 713-790-2082


M.D.   Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women, Lahore, Pakistan

Postdoctoral Training

Internal Medicine Residency, Forest Park Hospital, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Critical Care Fellowship, St. John´s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO



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.

Major Areas of Research

Critical care medicine, acute care, insulin resistance, hyperglycemia