The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Bilal A. Rana, D.O.

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery Anesthesiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Undergraduate Degree
    B.S., University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1997–2002
    EMT-B Certification, Robert E. Lee College, Baytown, Texas, 1999–2000
  • Medical Degree
    D.O., The University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas, 2002–2006
  • Internship
    Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, 2006–2007
  • Residency
    Anesthesiology, Michigan State University, Ingham Regional Medical Center, Lansing, Michigan, 2007–2010
  • Fellowship
    M.D., Ph.D., Adult Multidisciplinary Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010–2011

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 2011–Present

Hospital Appointments

  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, 2011–Present
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 2011–Present


  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 2010–present
  • Acute Trauma Life Support (ATLS), University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, 2010–present

Professional Organizations

  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA)
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • Society of Critical Care of Medicine (SCCM)
  • The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
  • The Johns Hopkins Sedation protocol Development Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award, Gold Level, >500 hours of volunteer service (administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service)
  • Osteopathic Scientific Paper Award National Award (granted to 1 resident per year [$500])
  • Assistant Chief Resident, Michigan State University, Department of Anesthesiology, Lansing, Michigan
  • Cum Laude, University of Houston, Department of Natural Sciences, Houston, Texas
  • Pakistani Literary Society Essay Scholarship Award ($1,000), University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, Premedical Honor Society, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • The University of Texas at Houston Medical School Summer Enrichment Program (stipend), Houston, Texas
  • University of Houston Academic Merit Scholarship, full college tuition for two years, Houston, Texas
  • Magna Cum Laude, Ross S. Sterling High School, Baytown, Texas
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, Ross S. Sterling High School, Baytown, Texas

Faculty Biography

Bilal A. Rana, D.O.
  • Bilal A. Rana, D.O.
  • Department of Anesthesiology
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Assistant Professor
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • telephone: (713) 500-6200
    fax: (713) 500-6201
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