Our Team

Adaani Frost, MD, director of Houston Methodist Lung Center, is board certified in internal and pulmonary medicine and was certified in critical care, as well as having undertaken a fellowship in lung transplantation. Dr. Frost’s interests include pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary fibrosis.

 

Alberto L. Colomer, MD is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine. He has interest in pulmonary hypertension, specifically in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. 

Tim Connolly, MD is board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He has special interest and expertise in COPD and interventional pulmonary medicine. 

Carl G.W. Dahlberg, MD is board certified in internal, pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Dahlberg is a seasoned clinician and expert teacher with special interest and expertise in asthma and COPD

Clinton H. Doerr, MD is board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine and accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He has special interest and expertise in sleep-disordered breathing and COPD.

Ahmad Goodarzi, MD is board certified in internal and pulmonary medicine and board eligible in critical care with special training in the assessment of and management of lung transplant patients. He has special interest in advanced endoscopic procedures for the diagnosis and therapy of malignant and benign thoracic diseases. 
 
Venessa Holland, MD is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary, occupational and critical care medicine. Dr. Holland has special interest and expertise in occupational lung disease and neuromuscular respiratory disorders.

Thomas Kaleekal, MD He has special interest and expertise in lung transplantation and interstitial lung disease.

Lisa M. Kopas, MD is board certified in internal, pulmonary and critical care medicine. She has special interest and expertise in asthma, COPD and interventional pulmonary medicine.    

Jayasimha N. Murthy, MD is board certified in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. Dr. Murthy has special interest and expertise in pulmonary fibrosis, interstitial lung disease and sleep disorders.  

Julie P. Nguyen, MD is board certified in internal, pulmonary and sleep medicine. She has special interest in sleep-disordered breathing and COPD.

Ghassan Noureddine, MD is board certified in internal, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. Dr. Noureddine has special interest in asthma, allergies and sleep-disordered breathing.
 
Zeenat Safdar, MD is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonology. She has special interest and expertise in pulmonary hypertension and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
 
J. Fernando Santacruz, MD, is board certified in internal, pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Santacruz has special interest in advanced endoscopic and minimally invasive procedures for diagnosis and therapy of malignant and benign thoracic diseases. He has particular clinical interest in lung cancer, pulmonary nodules, lung cancer staging, tracheobronchomalacia, bronchoscopic therapy of COPD and benign airway stenosis.  
 
Neeraj Sinha, MD is board certified in internal, pulmonary, and critical care medicine. He has special interest in advanced lung diseases, lung transplantation, pulmonary hypertension and interventional pulmonary procedures.
 
Aparajitha Verma, MD, co-director of Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Sleep Disorders Clinic, is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine. Dr. Verma’s interests include sleep disorders and neurological disorders associated with respiratory and sleep disturbance.
 
Jihad Georges Youssef, MD is board certified in internal, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. Dr. Youssef’s interests include lung transplantation and sleep-disordered breathing.
 
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Houston Methodist Lung Center
Houston Methodist Outpatient Center, 22nd Floor
6445 Main St.
Houston, TX 77030
713.441.7779
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