The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
The Department of Emergency Medicine

Faculty

The Faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston is dedicated to improving the health and welfare of all patients.


Full-time Emergency Medicine Faculty

  • Richard Bradley, MD Richard N. Bradley, MD, FACEP
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Georgetown University
    Residency: Stanford-Kaiser Combined, Emergency Medicine
  • Teresa Cam, MD, MS Teresa Camp-Rogers, MD, MS
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: University of Virginia
    Residency: Medical College of Virginia, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia, Resuscitation
  • Yashwant Chathampally, MD, MS Yashwant Chathampally, MD, MS
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center Downstate Medical Center
    Residency: New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Clinical Research
  • Lin Ding, DO Lin Ding, DO
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency: St. Barnabas Hospital, Emergency
    Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, EM Ultrasound

  • Pratik Doshi, MD Pratik Doshi, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: New Jersey Medical School
    Residency: Henry Ford Hospital Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine
    Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital, Critical Care Medicine

  • Keith Gates, MD Keith Gates, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: EMS Fellowship, Department of Emergency Medicine/HFD
  • Elizabeth Jones, MD Christopher Freeman, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Albany Medical Collge
    Residency: Albany Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
  • Lisa Freeman Grossheim, MD Lisa Freeman Grossheim, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine
  • Stephen Hecht, MD Stephen Hecht, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Ohio State University
    Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Internal Medicine;
    St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
  • Nathan Hoot, MD Nathan Hoot, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Vanderbilt University
    Residency: Vanderbilt University, Emergency Medicine
  • Jessica Hudson, MD Jessica Hudson, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: UT Houston Medical School
    Residency: UT Houston Medical School, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care/Traumatology, UT Houston Medical School
  • Elizabeth Jones, MD Elizabeth Jones, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Louisiana State University
    Residency: Medical College of Virginia, Internal Medicine;
    Carolinas Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
  • Christine Koerner, MD Christine Koerner, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez Escuela de Medicina
    Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Ambulatory & Community Pediatrics
  • Robert Lapus, MD Robert Lapus, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: University of Sto. Tomas
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: University of Alabama in Birmingham, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Samuel Luber, MD, MPH Samuel Luber, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
    Residency: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital, Emergency Medicine
  • Charles Maddow, MD Charles L. Maddow, MD
    Visiting Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Temple University
    Residency: University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine
  • Rohith Malya, MD Rohith R. Malya, MD, MSc
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Graduate School: S.D.A. Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    Residency: University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine
  • James McCarthy, MD James J. McCarthy, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Loyola University, Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Residency: University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine
  • Donna Mendez, MD Donna Mendez, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: : University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Residency: UT Health Science Center San Antonio, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Sara Miller, MD Sara Miller, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University Of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: UT Houston, Emergency Ultrasonography
  • Amy Noland, MD Amy Noland, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine
  • Joanne Oakes, MD Joanne Oakes, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
  • Nnaemeka Okafor, MD Nnaemeka Okafor, MD, MS
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
    Residency: Boston Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
  • James McCarthy, MD Samuel J. Prater, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Fellowship:Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital
  • Ryan Radecki, MD Ryan Radecki, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The Ohio State University
    Internship: LA County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Transitional Year
    Residency: Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University, Emergency Medicine
  • Eric Reichman, MD, PhD Eric Reichman, PhD, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Emergency Medicine
  • Mandy Roberts, MD Mandy Roberts, DrPh, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Graduate School: Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Master of Public Health
    Graduate School: The University of Texas School of Public Health, Doctor of Public Health
  • David Robinson, MD, MS David Robinson, MD, MS
    Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Albany Medical College
    Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Emergency Medicine Research
  • Carlos Roldan, MD Carlos Roldan, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: University of Antioquia Medical School
    Residency: New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital, Emergency Medicine
  • Guillermo Suarez, MD Guillermo Suarez, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University/The Chicago Medical School
    Residency: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital, Emergency Medicine
  • Katrin Takenaka, MD, Med Katrin Takenaka, MD, MEd
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University Of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine
  • Atim Uya, MD Atim Uya, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: College of Medicine, University of Calabar
    Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Children's Medical Center (Dallas), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Michael VanMeter, MD, MPH Michael VanMeter, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
    Residency: New York University, Bellevue Hospital, Emergency Medicine
  • Elizabeth Jones, MD Ke Zheng, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
    Residency: NY Hospital Queens/Weill Cornell Medical College, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: NY Hospital Queens/Weill Cornell Medical College, Emergency Ultrasound

EMS Fellow

  • Kevin Schulz, MD, EMT-B Kevin Schulz, MD, EMT-B
    Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Drexel University School of Medicine
    Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital, Emergency Medicine

Informatics Fellow

  • Amit Mehta Amit Mehta, MD
    Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency: UT Houston, Emergency Medicine

Ultrasound Fellows

  • Richard Cole, MD, MPHRichard Cole, MD, MPH
    Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: University of Arkansas
    Residency:University of Arkansas, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Aerospace Medicine
  • Stephanie LeungStephanie Leung, MD
    Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: UT Health Science Center San Antonio
    Residency:Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine/TCH, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Neil Madhani, MDNeal Madhani, MD
    Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency: University of Pittsburgh, Emergency Medicine
  • Mona Shah, MDMona Shah, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
    Residency:New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine/TCH, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Part-time Emergency Medicine Faculty

  • Michael Bublewicz, MDMichael Bublewicz, MD, MBA
    Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Texas Tech School of Medicine
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine
  • Kimberly Chambers, MD Kimberly Chambers, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Emergency Medicine
  • Deborah Fernon, DO Deborah Fernon, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of North Texas Health Science Center–Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency: Midwestern University–Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Emergency Medicine
  • William Fisher, MD William Fisher, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: University of Florida
    Residency: UCLA, Harbor General Hospital, General Surgery
  • Jyothi Rama Lagisetty, MD, EMT-P Jyothi Rama Lagisetty, MD, EMT-P
    Clinical Assistant Professor

    Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
    Residency: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Emergency Medicine
    Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Toby Thomas, MD Toby Thomas, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch
    Residency: University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville Shands Hospital, Emergency Medicine
  • Arlo Weltge, MD Arlo Weltge, MD
    Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University Of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Ginger Wilhelm, MD Ginger Wilhelm, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University Of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Residency: The University Of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, John Sealy Hospital

Community Pediatric Physicians

  • John Cochran, MD, MS John Cochran, MD, MS
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Science Center
    Residency: Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Pediatrics
  • Stephanie Freeman, MD Stephanie Freeman, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School
    Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Pediatrics
  • Laura A. Johnson, MD Laura A. Johnson, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Pediatrics
  • Holly Owens, MD Holly Owens, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: St. George's University
    Residency: The University of Oklahoma, Pediatrics
  • Dhruv Patel, MD Dhruv Patel, MD
    Staff Physician in Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Pediatrics
  • Sara B. Rizvi, MD Sara B. Rizvi, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: UT San Antonio Medical School
    Residency: UT Houston Medical School, Pediatrics
  • Vandana Thapar, MD Vandana Thapar, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
    Residency: Case Western Reserve, Pediatrics
    Fellowship:
    Pediatric Pharmacology and Critical Care, Case Western Reserve University
  • Robin Williams, MD Robin Williams, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Residency: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Pediatrics

Emergency Medicine Staff Physicians

  • Sally Awad, MD
  • Libby Crenshaw George, MD
  • Cory Hata, MD
  • Heidi Knowles, MD
  • Myles McClelland, MD, MPH
  • Anil Menon, MD
  • Quan Nguyen, MD
  • Sarah Noffsinger, MD
  • Natana Peres, MD
  • Craig Smith, MD
  • Kenneth Totz, MD