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Michele Loor, M.D., FACS

Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Outreach and Inclusion
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery

Position

Address

Hernia and Complex Abdominal Wall (Clinic)
Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus
7200 Cambridge Street
6th Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-7911
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Certifications

  • General Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

  • Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery

Education

  • Clinical Fellowship at University of Chicago Hospitals
    Chicago

  • Research Fellowship at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
    Chicago

  • Residency at Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago

  • MD from Northwestern University Medical School
    Chicago
  • BS from University of Miami
    Coral Gables

Gender

  • Female

CME Planning Committee

Debunking Myths in Bariatric Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 9, 2020

The Elegant Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
November 4, 2020

Controversies in Surgical Thyroidology in 2020
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
October 14, 2020

2020: Annus Horribilis, or Annus Mirabilis?
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
December 9, 2020

Surgical Innovation and Life-Long Learning: The Case of the Esophagus
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 30, 2020

Global Surgery Education, Ethics, and the Surgical Trainee
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
November 18, 2020

Do Fluoroquinolones Trigger Aortic Disease? Key Steps in Conducting Impactful Research
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 13, 2021

Repurposing Neoadjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 27, 2021

Advanced Practice Providers: Advancing Academic Surgical Practice
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 16, 2020

From Fish to Department of Surgery: The Career Journey of a Physician-Scientist
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 23, 2020

Evarts A. Graham and the Training of a Surgeon
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 20, 2021

Colorectal Cancer: Update in Screening Guidelines
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
February 3, 2021

Stem Cells for Trauma: The Dawn of a New Era
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
February 24, 2021

Helping Surgeons Go the Distance: Resilience, Leadership, and Career Longevity
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
March 3, 2021

Fostering a Culture of Physician Innovation
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
March 17, 2021

Current Management of Pectus Deformities
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
April 28, 2021

Faculty Research Grant Program Presentations (April 21, 2021)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
April 21, 2021

Chief Resident Presentations: Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Training
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
May 5, 2021

Chief Resident Presentations (May 12, 2021)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
May 12, 2021

Chief Resident Presentations (May 19, 2021)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
May 19, 2021

Critical Care Panel (June 9, 2021)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
June 9, 2021

To Err Is Human: Embracing Human Error to Improve Surgical Outcomes
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 15, 2021

The Evolution of Lymphedema Surgery: Is Super Microsurgery the Cure?
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
September 22, 2021

Navigating the Ethical Challenges of End-of-Life Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
October 6, 2021

Surgery for Stage IV Lung Cancer: Evolving Role of the Surgeon in the Modern Era
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
October 20, 2021

Lung Transplantation during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
November 3, 2021

Grit Matters in Surgery
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
November 10, 2021

Global Surgery Presentation
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
December 8, 2021

The Texas Medical Center: Life Science Vision for Houston
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 12, 2022

A Chance of Meeting of a Surgeon and an Engineer: At the Forefront of Cardiothoracic Care
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 19, 2022

Leading Small Teams
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
February 9, 2022

Multiple Team Models for the Modern Vascular Surgeon
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
January 26, 2022

Turmoil and Trauma: Patterns of Injury and Trends in Violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
February 16, 2022

Vascular Surgery: The Evolution of a Specialty
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
February 23, 2022

Creating Evidence-based Management Guidelines: Standardizing Small Bowel Obstruction Management
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
March 2, 2022

How to Be Noticed in Academic Surgery: The Power of Reputation
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
March 9, 2022

Rice University: Transforming Medicine through Engineering, Science, and the Humanities
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
March 30, 2022

Crossing the Trauma Quality Chasm
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
April 6, 2022

The Real Work of Leadership
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
April 13, 2022

Pages from the Playbook
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
April 20, 2022

Chief Resident Presentations (April 27, 2022)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
April 27, 2022

Chief Resident Presentations (May 4, 2022)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
May 4, 2022

Trauma Induced Coagulopathy
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
May 18, 2022

Chief Resident Presentations (May 11, 2022)
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
May 11, 2022

Professional Statement

Michele M. Loor, M.D. is a board-certified surgeon in Houston, Texas. Dr. Loor earned her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in 2001, and completed general surgery residency training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois (2008). During that time she spent two years completing a Burn Research Fellowship (2005). She then went on to complete her training in a Critical Care and Burn Fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals (2009). After completing her training, Dr. Loor had faculty appointments at both Cleveland Clinic and the University of Minnesota. Her training and time spent at these institutions fostered her interest in the care of patients with complex abdominal wall problems. Dr. Loor offers robotic surgery as an option, which can decrease hospital stay and overall recovery time for her patients. Dr. Loor’s research interests include surgical critical care, surgical infections, preoperative optimization, and enterocutaneous fistulas.

Professional Interests

  • Hernia surgery
  • Enterocutaneous fistulas
  • Abdominal wound care
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Mesh removal

Physician Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Wound care
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction

Professional Specialties

  • Complex Hernia Repair
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Complex abdominal wall repair

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Surgical Infection Society
  • American Hernia Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine