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Department of Surgery

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Department Chair

Osama Gaber, MD

A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS
J.C. Walter Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair & Director, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute
Full Member, Research Institute
Program Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Department of Surgery 
Houston Methodist Hospital 
6550 Fannin St. 
Houston, TX 77030 

Vision, Mission & Commitment

Vision: To become the leading academic surgical department in the region.


Mission: To lead research and innovation in surgical expertise while providing unparalleled care to our patients, and education for the next generation of surgeons.


Commitment: We as surgeons share the belief that all human life is sacred. We are devoted to saving, preserving, and improving life regardless of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, and/or place of origin. We also embrace diversity in education, research, employment and every other human endeavor. Racism needs to be recognized & eradicated.


Strategic Priorities:

  • Organizational Excellence
  • Education & Professional Development
  • Discovery & Research
  • Clinical Excellence
  • Collaboration &Community Integration