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Dr. Joseph Galati

Founder, Liver Specialists of Texas

Dr. Joseph S. Galati is a native of Long Island, New York. He received his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University and attended St. George’s University School of Medicine. After completion of his fellowship training, Dr. Galati relocated to Houston, Texas in 1994 joining the faculty at University of Texas Medical School-Houston.

In 1996, he became Medical Director of Transplant Hepatology at University of Texas Medical School. During the spring of 1999, Dr. Galati left his full-time position at the University of Texas Medical School to form a private practice with most of his University colleagues.

He was also named Medical Director of the newly formed St. Luke’s Texas Liver Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas. In the spring of 2001, he formed his current practice, Liver Specialists of Texas, one of America’s largest private liver services.

Dr. Galati is President of the Texas International Endoscopy Center, a state of the art endoscopy facility where gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures are performed by Texas Medical Center physicians.


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Eating Yourself Sick

How To Stop Obesity, Fatty Liver, and Diabetes From Killing You and Your Family

In 2014, overweight people comprised 39 percent of the adult population—over a third of all people age eighteen and older. Since 1980, obesity has more than doubled worldwide in adults, and tripled in youth. This has spurred a nationwide health issue: metabolic syndrome, a cluster of diseases including obesity, fatty…

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