Dr. Mark Hobeika completed his medical degree in 2003 at the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine. He then moved to New York City where he trained as Resident and Chief Resident in General Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine and historic Bellevue Hospital. During his residency he was awarded an American Heart Association Research Fellowship for his work in vascular basic science research, and was twice selected as Resident Teacher of the Year.
After completing his residency Dr. Hobeika was selected for the prestigious Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. During his training in San Francisco he gained extensive experience in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, and laparoscopic surgery for living kidney donors. Dr. Hobeika is now Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Immunology and Organ Transplantation at UTHealth and practices at the Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Hobeika serves on the Board of Directors for Nora's Home, a Houston-based organization offering support to transplant patients and their families.
Dr. Hobeika is a board certified in general surgery and is certified to perform liver, kidney, and pancreas transplants by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He is currently a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Association of Academic Surgeons, and the International Liver Transplantation Society.
In addition to organ transplantation, Dr. Hobeika has interest and experience in complex general surgery, incisional hernia surgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, as well as vascular access for dialysis patients. He sees patients at the Gastroenterology Center of Excellence/Digestive Disease center and the Memorial Hermann/UTHealth Transplant Institute.