Soma Jyothula, MD
- Associate Professor, McGovern Medical School
- Medical Director of Lung Transplantation, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation
- Pulmonologist, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation
Dr. Soma S. Jyothula earned his medical degree at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Dr Jyothula is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine and has been practicing medicine since 2006. His clinical interests include lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease, COPD, pulmonary hypertension and interventional pulmonology.
Dr. Jyothula’s practice philosophy is to provide the highest quality, comprehensive and innovative care to patients with chronic lung disease. He believes in a personalized approach to managing each patient’s medical needs.
Dr. Jyothula is the medical director of the Lung Transplant Center at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and part of clinical faculty as an assistant professor at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, American Society of Transplantation and International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation.
A resident of Houston’s Museum District, Dr. Jyothula has two children. In his spare time, he enjoys clay shooting, running, and has aspirations to be a writer.
- Medical Degree
- All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 2001
- Baylor College of Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care, 2010