Joseph S. Galati, MD

Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Accepting New Patients

Joseph S. Galati, MD

About Me

Dr. Joseph S. Galati is a native of Long Island, New York. He received his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University and attended St. George's University School of Medicine.
Following medical school, Dr. Galati was an intern and resident in internal medicine at State University of New York Health Science Center-Brooklyn(formerly Downstate Medical Center) /Kings County Hospital Center, one of the premier teaching hospitals in the country.
Dr. Galati left New York City for Omaha, Nebraska, where he attended University of Nebraska Medical Center, receiving his fellowship training in gastroenterology, hepatology, and transplant medicine.
In 1994, Dr. Galati came to Houston, holding several different positions at University of Texas-Health Science Center and St. Luke's Hospital. In 2007, Dr. Galati was appointed the medical director of the Houston Methodist Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation in Houston Texas.
Dr. Galati's practice, Liver Specialists of Texas, is devoted to the care of patients with both acute and chronic liver disease as well as individuals with disorders of the digestive tract. The majority of his referrals are for patients with chronic type C hepatitis - most of which have previously failed some form of therapy or have now developed complications.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Galati has been producing and hosting a weekly radio program called 'Your Health First' on 740 KTRH. He discusses the latest in health and wellness news.

Clinical Interests

Liver Biopsy
Liver Surgery
Endoscopy
Hepatology
Liver Transplant

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna PPO
Beech Street PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Cigna Great West
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
Fiesta Groceries-Emp Direct
First Health PPO
Fort Bend ISD-Emp Dir PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Harris County Hosp Dist-Emp Spec
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Integrated Behav Health BHO
Medcorp Southwest PPO
Medicare
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS PPO
Providers Network of Amer PPO
USA Managed Care PPO
USC Health Services-Transplt
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

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

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Gastroenterology
RESIDENCY
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY | 1991
INTERNSHIP
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn- Brooklyn, NY | 1988
MEDICAL SCHOOL
St George's University School of Medicine-Grenada, West Indies | 1987
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
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