Dr. Z. Faisal Cheema, MD, PhD,
FACS, RPVI

Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Surgery-Surgery, Certificate
  • American Board of Surgery-General Vascular Surgery, Certificate
  • Texas – Full Medical License

Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 2011-Present
  • Assistant Program Director, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 2018-present

Education Background:

  • MD, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, TX, 1999-2003
  • PhD, Anatomy and Med. Neurobiology, Dept. of Human, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 1994-1999
  • BA, Biochemistry (Concentration: Psychology),Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY, 1991-1994
  • University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Sciences, Austin, TX, 1990-1991

Awards:

2015, 2017-2018 Top Doctors, Houstonia Magazine

2007 Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society Resident Research Award

2006 William Beaumont Hospital Research Institute Award: Patency and Endothelialization of NO generating polymer infused ePTFE small caliber bypass grafts of the IVC and supraceliac aorta in the Rabbit model

2005 William Beaumont Hospital Research Institute Award: Mechanism of NO-induced attenuation of aberrant cell proliferation and migration in endothelial cells and pancreatic cancer

1998 2nd place, Texas A&M University Faculty of Neuroscience Research Symposium and Poster Competition

1998 2nd place, Texas A&M University Research Symposium

1997 2nd place, Texas A&M Health Science Center Graduate Research Symposium and Poster Competition

1996 Friend Award from the Class of 1999, Texas A&M Medical School

1996-1998 Graduate Student Representative on the Faculty of Neuroscience

1996 1st place, Texas A&M Health Science Center Graduate Research Symposium and Poster Competition

1996 John P. McGovern Award, Texas Research Society on Alcoholism

1995-1997 Travel Award, Texas A&M Faculty of Neuroscience

1995-1996 Reagents Award (Scholarship)

Working hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lunch Break 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Sat – Sun Closed

600 N. Kobayashi Rd.

Suite 311

Webster, TX 77598

P:346-333-2770

Fax:281-336-1614

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