Emad H. Asham, MD

General Surgery

Accepting New Patients

Emad H. Asham, MD

About Me

The success of my practice is defined by my patients well being.

Dr. Asham graduated from Assiut University Medical School in Egypt  with honors. After completing his military service as a lieutenant he went to England where he obtained doctorate of medicine from University of London. His doctorate thesis was on the role of endothelin in colon and rectum cancer liver metastases (secondary tumors). His thesis is archived at the British Library. During his surgical training in England he was admitted, after examinations, to the fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England, Edinburgh and Glasgow. One of his appointments was a  lecturer at King's College Hospital, London.

Dr. Asham was selected to do a post doctoral fellowship at the Thomas Starzl Institute, University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Starzl is the pioneer of liver surgery (hepatobiliary) and transplantation.

Before launching his own surgical  practice, Dr. Asham was an assistant professor of surgery at University of Texas Medical Branch where he helped to establish and build the liver surgery and transplantation service. He served as  an attending surgeon with the abdominal transplant surgery team at Houston Methodist Hospital at Texas Medical Center. Dr. Asham authored and coauthored several book chapters and peer reviewed articles in various surgical journals. He presented his abstracts at multiple national and international conferences. He was invited to give grand rounds at Charing Cross Hospital, London, U.K. and  Kenyatta University Medical School at Nairobi, Kenya.  

Dr. Asham has a special interest in medical missions to the underprivileged in the third world. He made many trips to Africa and the Middle East. Dr. Asham defines his success by the well being of his patients.
 

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna
Aetna Dental PPO
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna PPO
BCBS Blue Choice-Hlth Select
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas PAR PLAN
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Humana
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana TriCare
Medicare
Molina HealthCare
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
PHCS/ MultiPlan
United Healthcare
Workers Compensation

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

MEDICAL SCHOOL
Assiut University Faculty of Medicine - | 1987
INTERNSHIP
Assiut University Faculty of Medicine | 1988
M.D.
University College London School of Medicine - London, UK | 2000
SPECIALIST TRAINING
The Royal College of Surgeons Affiliate Hospitals - London, England | 1993
FELLOWSHIP
Transplant Surgery | University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA | 2000
RESIDENCY
General Surgery | University of Massachusetts - Worcester, MA | 2006
BOARD CERTIFICATION
Surgery - General | 2008
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital

Languages

  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What insurance does Dr. Emad H. Asham accept?
    See the insurance that Dr. Emad H. Asham accepts here.
  • Where is Dr. Emad H. Asham located?
    Dr. Emad H. Asham sees patients at the following locations:
    • Scurlock Tower, 6560 Fannin St., Ste 1846, Houston, TX 77030
    • 1015 W. Medical Center Blvd., Ste 1300, Webster, TX 77589
  • What languages do Dr. Emad H. Asham and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Emad H. Asham and/or office staff speak English
Office Locations
Scurlock Tower
6560 Fannin St.
Ste 1846
Houston, TX 77030
1015 W. Medical Center Blvd.
Ste 1300
Webster, TX 77589