Joseph S. Galati, M.D., FAASLD, FACG
Medical Director of the Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
Houston Methodist Hospital
Currently, Dr. Galati is the Medical Director of the Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation at Houston Methodist Hospital, the #1 transplant program in Texas, and #8 nationally. Houston Methodist is one of the finest hospitals and research institutes in the United States.
Joseph S. Galati, M.D. a native of Long Island, New York, was raised in a family where good nutrition and family were ways of life. Today, his practice, Liver Specialists of Texas, is devoted to the care of patients with all facets of liver diseases, obesity, fatty liver, and nutrition-related disorders. After medical school, he pursued further training in Internal Medicine at SUNY-Health Science Center-Brooklyn/Kings County Hospital Center and further expertise in Liver Disease and Transplant Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, one of the finest liver centers in the country.
Dr. Galati has been involved in clinical research in liver disease for the past thirty years, conducting studies in viral hepatitis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. A Fellow in the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and American College of Gastroenterology, Dr. Galati has been an invited speaker both nationally and internationally, having lectured in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. He is a Diplomat in the American Board of Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology.
In 2018, he published his first book, “EATING YOURSELF SICK”, an Amazon best seller, sharing his 30 plus year of experience caring for patients with liver disease and obesity.
Since 2003, Dr. Galati has created consumer-oriented radio programming on health and wellness, producing and hosting “Your Health First,” a one-hour radio program each weekend, heard on iHeart Radio’s 740A.M. KTRH, and streamed globally on the iHeart Radio app.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Galati is an avid photographer, cook, outdoors enthusiast, and is a board member of Entrepreneur’s Organization, supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world.
Dr. Galati and his wife, Geraldine, are active with several Houston charities, and have two adult children.