Dr. Mona Kapadia is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Her primary role at UTHealth Houston is the management and prevention of infections in patients with solid organ transplants. She serves as the transplant director for the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Kapadia completed her undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University, Medical School at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and internal medicine residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed an infectious diseases fellowship in 2006 at UT McGovern Medical School and MD Anderson Cancer Center (immunocompromised tract). She has active board certification in infectious diseases and internal medicine.

Dr. Kapadia spent 17 years in private practice (within her own solo practice for the last 5 years) prior to returning to her love of academic medicine. She was also a hospitalist for a period. She has an extensive background in the setting of antimicrobial stewardship, having served as ASP medical director for multiple hospitals within the Houston area.

A perpetual objective for Dr. Kapadia is to optimize patient outcomes by implementing evidence-based-guidelines to patient care.


Medical School
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston