KATY, TEXAS (September 30, 2015)

Dr. Khalid F. Almoosa has been appointed Regional Chief Medical Officer for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. In his role, Dr. Almoosa will provide leadership to affiliated physicians and clinical staffs to ensure the hospitals sustain Memorial Hermann’s long standing reputation for high-quality and safe care.

Board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Almoosa most recently served as medical director of the Transplant Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at UT Health Science Center. He currently serves on several critical care and health care quality committees and has published manuscripts on pulmonary, critical care, and end-of-life topics. Additionally, Dr. Almoosa is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. Over the course of his career, he has been awarded grants to study critical care topics, and has been a principal investigator on several clinical trials.

Dr. Almoosa received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, where he also received a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Research.

Dr. Almoosa has lived in Houston for eight years with his wife, who is a native Houstonian, and two children ages 5 and 7. He enjoys hiking, home improvement projects and amateur astronomy.