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Dr. Christopher Greenleaf MD

Dr. Christopher Greenleaf MD

General Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(832) 325-7234


A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Christopher Greenleaf earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, a master’s in hospital administration from Widener University in Chester, Penn., and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in general surgery at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Penn., and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson before completing a second fellowship in congenital cardiac surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Dr. Greenleaf, who has been in practice since 2010, is board certified in both general surgery and thoracic cardiovascular surgery. His primary clinical interest is in treating the most challenging heart defects.

He specializes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and other complex single ventricle patients; biventricular conversions and repairs for single ventricle patients; heterotaxy; aortic arch reconstruction and coarctation repairs without hypothermic circulatory arrest; atrial and ventricular septal defect; acquired heart disease in children; adult congenital heart surgery; heart transplantation and ventricular assistance devices (VAD); pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) and total anomalous pulmonary venous connections (TAPVC); anomalous coronary arteries including ALCAPA, ARCAPA and AAOCA; Shone’s complex (also known as Shone’s syndrome); Williams syndrome; DiGeorge syndrome; valve-sparing aortic root surgery; aortic surgery for connective tissue disorders such as Marfan, Loeys-Dietz and Ehlers-Danlos; patent ductus arteriosus; tetralogy of fallot; subaortic membrane and stenosis with aortic valve repair and resuscitation; repairs of the mitral valve, tricuspid valve, and aortic valve; and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Dr. Greenleaf also performs complete neonatal repairs of pulmonary atresia; double outlet right ventricle (DORV) including Taussig Bing; major aortopulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCAS); truncus arteriosus; and transposition of the great arteries.

An assistant professor of pediatric and congenital heart surgery in the Department of Pediatric Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Dr. Greenleaf is also a clinical scientist. His research interests include topics that move the specialty forward to help children and adults with heart disease and allow them to live life to the fullest.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University - Dept of Medicine, 2010
Internships & Residency
Lankenau Hospital, 2015
University of Mississippi - Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Heart Institute Prgram, 2019
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • 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
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's 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
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • 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 Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp