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Imoigele Aisiku, M.D. MSCR, MBA

Imoigele  Aisiku
  • Vice-Chair, Division of Critical Care, UTHealth Medical School
  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Medical Director, Neurocritical Care, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Intensivist, Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Imoigele P. Aisiku, M.D., is available to discuss neurotrauma in emergency care including gunshot wounds, neurosurgical critical care and neurosurgical intermediate medicine. His other interests include pulmonary medicine and sickle cell disease.

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Richard Andrassy, M.D.

Richard  Andrassy
    • Jack H. Mayfield University Distinguished Chair in Surgery; Denton A. Cooley, M.D., Chair in Surgery; Dr. Thomas D. Cronin Chair in Plastic Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
    • Chairman, Department of Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
    • Executive Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, UTHealth Medical School
    • Surgeon in Chief, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Richard Andrassy, M.D., is a board-certified  surgeon with more than 40 years of experience. Dr. Andrassy's areas of specialty care include surgical oncology, hernia surgery, pediatric surgery and endocrine surgery. He is on the faculty of Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas.


Bryan Cotton, M.D., M.P.H.

Bryan  Cotton

•         Associate Professor and Director Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, UTHealth Medical School

•         Faculty member, Center for Translational Injury Research, UTHealth Medical School

•         Trauma surgeon, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Bryan Cotton, M.D., M.P.H., specializes in the care of critically injured individuals. He’s leading a research project designed to find the best way to give blood transfusions to severely injured patients. He has written scholarly articles for multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Col. John Holcomb, M.D.

Col. John  Holcomb
  • Vice Chair, Professor and Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director, Center for Translational Injury Research, UTHealth

Prior to joining the faculty in 2008, John B. Holcomb, M.D., served as a United States Army Colonel. In a New York Times article, he was described as one of the top military trauma surgeons and cited for his efforts to enhance the transportation of wounded soldiers and control severe bleeding. He is a supporter of the use of clinical trials to improve trauma care. The Center for Translational Injury Research is working to enhance the care of trauma patients requiring massive blood transfusions.

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Walter Lowe, M.D.

Walter  Lowe
  • Edward T. Smith Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,UTHealth Medical School
  • Team physician for Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, as well as the University of Houston
  • Medical Director of the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Walter Lowe, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a subspeciality in sports medicine. Lowe studied under the legendary baseball doctor Frank Jobe, M.D., who pioneered a procedure to repair injured pitching arms called “Tommy John Surgery.” Dr. Lowe specializes in the care of injured knees, shoulders or elbows. He is a member of the National Football League Physicians Society and the Association of Professional Team Physicians.


Soham Roy, M.D.

Soham  Roy
  • Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, UTHealth Medical School

Soham Roy, M.D., is an internationally recognized speaker and author who has given hundreds of lectures and published numerous scientific articles, book chapters and national research presentations. He is a recognized expert in operating room safety issues and serves as a consultant in the development of innovative and safer surgical devices.


Brad Snyder, M.D.

Brad  Snyder
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director of Clinical Research for Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas at the UT Specialty Surgery Center
  • Director of Research for the University of Texas Bariatric Surgery Center.

Brad Snyder, M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon with advanced training and expertise in laparoscopic surgery for general and bariatric surgery. He offers all standard bariatric surgeries through laparoscopy and incision less bariatric surgery.

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