Michele Loor, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor and Chair, Social Equity Committee
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery

Michele Loor, M.D., FACS Photo

Positions

Assistant Professor and Chair, Social Equity Committee
Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery

Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Address

Hernia and Complex Abdominal Wall (Clinic)
Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus
7200 Cambridge Street
6th Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-7911
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Certifications

  • General Surgery American Board of Surgery

  • Surgical Critical Care American Board of Surgery

Education

  • Clinical Fellowship at University of Chicago Hospitals
    Chicago

    Critical Care and Burn Fellowship

  • Research Fellowship at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
    Chicago

    John A. Boswick Burn Research Fellowship

  • Residency at Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago

    General Surgery

  • MD from Northwestern University Medical School
    Chicago
  • BS from University of Miami
    Coral Gables

Gender

  • Female

Planning Committee

Debunking Myths in Bariatric Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 9, 2020

Surgical Innovation and Life-Long Learning: The Case of the Esophagus
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 30, 2020

Controversies in Surgical Thyroidology in 2020
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
October 14, 2020

The Elegant Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
November 4, 2020

Global Surgery Education, Ethics, and the Surgical Trainee
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
November 18, 2020

2020: Annus Horribilis, or Annus Mirabilis?
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
December 9, 2020

Do Fluoroquinolones Trigger Aortic Disease? Key Steps in Conducting Impactful Research
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 13, 2021

Evarts A. Graham and the Training of a Surgeon
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 20, 2021

Repurposing Neoadjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 27, 2021

Professional Statement

Michele M. Loor, M.D. is a board-certified surgeon in Houston, Texas. Dr. Loor earned her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in 2001, and completed general surgery residency training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois (2008). During that time she spent two years completing a Burn Research Fellowship (2005). She then went on to complete her training in a Critical Care and Burn Fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals (2009). After completing her training, Dr. Loor had faculty appointments at both Cleveland Clinic and the University of Minnesota. Her training and time spent at these institutions fostered her interest in the care of patients with complex abdominal wall problems. Dr. Loor offers robotic surgery as an option, which can decrease hospital stay and overall recovery time for her patients. Dr. Loor's research interests include surgical critical care, surgical infections, preoperative optimization, and enterocutaneous fistulas.

Professional Interests

  • Hernia surgery

  • Enterocutaneous fistulas

  • Abdominal wound care

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction

  • Mesh removal

Professional Specialties

  • Complex Hernia Repair

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Complex abdominal wall repair