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Dr. John Bynon MD

Dr. John Bynon MD

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 704-5200


Dr. Steve Bynon graduated from medical school at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in 1981. He completed his surgery residency at the University of Alabama Birmingham in 1990 as Chief Resident.  Following the completion of his residency in general surgery he trained in abdominal transplantation completing the multi-organ fellowship at the University of Nebraska Omaha  under the direction of Byers W. Shaw Jr. in 1993.

Dr. Bynon returned to the University of Alabama in 1993 to initiate their pediatric liver transplant program and in 1994 he was named Director of the liver and pediatric transplant programs. In 2005 he was the first recipient of the Arnold G. Diethelm Chair in Surgery. He was named to "top Doctors" in the USA in 2000. Dr. Bynon moved in July of 2011 to UT Health Medical School in Houston to become director of the Division of Immunology and Solid Organ Transplantation and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

Dr. Bynon serves on advisor boards for BCBSQT and Optum Health Care. He has been active in UNOS on the Liver Intestine subcommittee and Regional Review Boards.

Dr. Bynon has extensive experience in liver transplantation performing over 800 procedures in his career. He has special interest in the surgical management of portal hypertension, benign and malignant tumors of the liver and cholangiocarcinoma.

Physician Details

Medical Education
University of Tennessee At Memphis - Internal Medicine, 1985
Internships & Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham - GME (USE REC#235), 1990
University of Nebraska at Omaha - Academic Records, 1993
Clinical Interests
Liver Transplants
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

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