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General Surgery

 Omar Barakat, MD
Omar Barakat, MD
Transplantation & General Surgery Associates
6624 Fannin, Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77030
713-795-8994; Fax 713-795-8537

Hospital affiliations: CHI St. Luke’s Health
Languages: Arabic.
Medical school: University of Aleppo, Syria.
Specialty training: State University of New York, Buffalo, New York; Medical College of Pennsylvania Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas.
Certification: Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons.
Specialty interests: General surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, liver tumors, pancreatic tumors.

No Picture AvailableRobert S. Bloss, MD
Houston Pediatric Surgeons
6624 Fannin #1590, Houston, TX 77030
713-796-1600; Fax 713-796-8285

Hospital affiliations: CHI St. Luke’s Health, TCH, Hermann, St. Joseph, Woman's, Memorial Southwest.
Academic appointments: Clin. Assoc. Prof., UTMSH; Clin. Asst. Prof., Baylor
Medical school: Southwestern Medical School, 1974.
Specialty training: UTHSCH Affiliated Hospitals, Montreal Children's Hospital.
Certification: Am. Board Surgery (and Special Competence in Pediatric Surgery).
Specialty interests: Surgical problems in infants, children, adolescents; pectus deformities.

No Picture AvailableAllen L. Milewicz, MD
6624 Fannin, Suite 1590, Houston, TX 77030
713-796-1600; FAX 713-796-8285

Hospital affiliations: CHI St. Luke’s Health, TCH, Hermann, St. Joseph's, Memorial SW, NW, SE and NE, Columbia Woman's, Kingwood Hospital of Texas, Conroe, Woodlands
Academic appointment: Clin. Assoc. Prof. Surg., UTMSH, Clin. Assoc. Prof. Surg., Baylor.
Medical school: NY College, School of Medicine.
Specialty training: Bethesda NIH Research Heart-Lung-Blood, Clin. Research Assoc.; UCLA Transplant Fellow-Liver.
Certification: Am. Board Surgery.
Specialty interests: Choledochal, liver, spleen, medicolegal

Charles Van Buren, MDCharles T. Van Buren, MD
Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program, CHI St. Luke’s Health

Hospital affiliations: CHI St. Luke’s Health
Academic appointment: Prof., Surgery, BCM.
Medical school: U. Pennsylvania, 1972.
Specialty training: Peter Bent Brigham (Boston).
Certification: Am. Board Surgery.
Specialty interests: Nutrition, immunoresponse.

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