Carmel B. Dyer, M.D., A.G.S.F., F.A.C.P.

Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Gerontology; Nancy P. & Vincent F. Guinee, M.D. Distinguished Chair; Associate Dean for Harris County Programs
Professor - Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 713-566-4646
  • Fax: 713-566-4655

Assistant Information

  • Assistant: Donna Startz
  • Phone: 713-566-4658
  • Email

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Education & Training

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Certifications & Interests

Board Certifications
Geriatric Medicine, 1994, 2000, 2013
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care, 1997
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991, 2000 (board eligible)
Federal Licensing Examination [FLEX], 1988

Dr. Carmel Bitondo Dyer has been practicing geriatric medicine for over 20 years.  She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine, and also completed her Internal Medicine residency and Geriatrics fellowship at Baylor.  She founded the Baylor geriatrics program at Harris Health System, the Texas Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute, and the UT Health Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine.  Her research and publications have been in the area of elder mistreatment and interprofessional teams.  She was a delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging and has twice provided testimony to the U.S. Senate on behalf of vulnerable elders.  In 2007, Dr. Dyer joined the UT Health faculty as Professor of Medicine. She is the current Chief of Staff for LBJ Hospital and Associate Dean of Harris County Programs for UT Health.  Dr. Dyer holds the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Gerontology and the Nancy P. and Vincent F. Guinee, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Gerontology and is the executive director of the UT Health Consortium on Aging.  She is ranked in the top 1% of geriatricians by US News and World Report.

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