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Dr. Victor MacHicao, MD

Transplant Hepatology

Gastroenterology

Dr. Victor Machicao earned his medical degree in 1993 from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Medical School in Lima (Peru). He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, followed by both a Gastroenterology Fellowship and a Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, where he graduated as an ...

Dr. Victor Machicao earned his medical degree in 1993 from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Medical School in Lima (Peru). He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, followed by both a Gastroenterology Fellowship and a Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, where he graduated as an Instructor in Medicine. Upon completion of his training he became Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville from 2003 to 2009. He joined our Gastroenterology Division in 2009. He is currently Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Medical Director of Memorial Hermann Liver Transplant Program.

Dr. Machicao is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Liver Transplantation by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr Machicao has been active in various national and regional gastroenterology societies. He has been an active member since graduation of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), and has served in the Executive Committee at the Texas Transplantation Society where he been Liver Councilor since 2011. Dr Machicao is also an Active Member of the United Network for Organ Sharing, serving at the Region 4 Liver Review Board. He heads the weekly Hepatobiliary Tumor Board at Memorial Hermann Hospital and is a member of the Hepatocellular Carcinoma Interdisciplinary Research group at the Texas Medical Center.

Dr. Machicao has more than 20 publications at national and international peer-reviewed Journals and book chapters in the field of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation. His areas of expertise include hepatocellular carcinoma, complications of cirrhosis particularly cirrhotic cardiomyopathy, and the medical management of the liver transplant recipient, with a special interest in the management of viral hepatitis after solid organ transplantation.

Dr Machicao has been a dedicated teacher during his career, and has been the coordinator of the Inpatient Hepatology Service at Memorial Hermann Hospital/Texas Medical Center supervising the training of our Fellows, Resident and Medical Students. He has been the recipient of both the Excellence in Teaching Award while at the University of Florida in 2008, and the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, at the University of Texas HSC at Houston in 2011, attesting his commitment to Education.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 704-3450

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
Medical Education

Cayetano Heredia University School of Medicine 1993

Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville) 2003

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Dept of Internal Medicine 1997, Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Dept of Internal Medicine 1999

PCP Number

100000045939

Clinical Interests
  • Liver Transplants
Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, Pasadena

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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