Dr. Amit K. Agarwal was born in Paris, Texas, grew up there, and attended Paris High School. He earned an undergraduate degree in Biology at Austin College, Sherman, Texas, and a medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. He then completed his residency in General Surgery and a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at McGovern Medical School.

Dr. Agarwal treats patients of all ages. His clinical interests include minimally invasive and robotic surgery of the colon and rectum, cancer screening-colonoscopy, benign and malignant conditions of the colon, rectum and anus as well as pelvic floor disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, and treatment of incontinence. He is also involved in surgical education and clinical research.

Author of a number of peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Agarwal has presented scientific research regionally and nationally. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society.

He is married to Dr. Nima-Patel Agarwal, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist at McGovern Medical School. In his free time, he enjoys going to sporting events, running, skiing, deep sea fishing, and spending time with friends and family.


BS, Biology, Austin College, 2001-2005
MD, St. George's University School of Medicine, 2005-2010
General Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2010-2015
Colon and Rectal Surgery, The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston, 2015-2016

Clinic Locations

UT Physicians Orthopedic Trauma Clinic
6414 Fannin Street, Suite G.150
Houston, TX 77030

UT Physicians Colon and Rectal Clinic at Sugar Land
17510 W. Grand Parkway South, Suite 190
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Ertan Digestive Disease Center
6400 Fannin St, Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77030