Cesar A. Arias, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Infectious Diseases


Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 713-500-6767

Assistant Information

  • Assistant: Martha Scull
  • Phone: 713-500-6742
  • Email

Education & Training

M.D.
Universidad El Bosque, School of Medicine
M.Sc.
University of London, St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospital School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom
Ph.D.
University of Cambridge, Department of Biochemistry Cambridge, United Kingdom
Residency
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Certifications & Interests

Board Certifications
Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA

Cesar A. Arias, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. received his medical degree from Universidad El Bosque, Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia  in 1992, his M.Sc. in Clinical Microbiology from the University of London, St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospital School of Medicine and Dentistry, United Kingdom in 1996 and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Microbiology Biochemistry from The University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom in 2000.  He completed his internal medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2008 in the Clinical Investigator Pathway.  His research interests include the clinical and molecular aspects of antimicrobial resistance with emphasis on Gram-positive bacteria. Dr. Arias is also the Director of the Molecular Genetics and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, Universidad El Bosque, located in Colombia, South America.


UTPhysicians
Memorial Hermann Hospital System
Harris Health System
MD Anderson Cancer Center
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Kindred Hospital