Joseph S. Galati, M.D., was born and raised on the south shore of Long Island, New York. He attended Syracuse University where he received is BS in Biology. Following this, he received is medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine.

Returning to New York, Dr. Galati performed his Internal Medicine training at the State University Health Science Center-Brooklyn and King's County Hospital Center. Wanting to specialize in liver disease and liver transplant medicine, he completed his Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Transplant Medicine Fellowship at University of Nebraska Medical Center, located in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Galati joined the faculty of University of Texas Health Science Center in 1994, and soon there after became the Medical Director of the Texas Liver Center. Several years later he was the founding Director of the Center for Liver Disease at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, also in the Texas Medical Center. Currently, Dr. Galati is the Medical Director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at The Methodist Hospital, in Houston, Texas.


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