Michael J. Snyder, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Colon and Rectal Cancer, Fecal Incontinence, Anal Fistula, Hemorrhoids, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Intestinal Endometriosis, Complex Fistula Repairs
- Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Shreveport, 1986
William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 1991
Tripler Army Medical Center, 1995
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1998
Michael J. Snyder, MD, FACS, is an associate professor at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and program director of the colon and rectal surgery residency training program. He is board certified in both general surgery, and colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Snyder believes in treating his patients with care and compassion. He uses the latest technology and spends time with each patient to ensure that they are comfortable and understand their condition.
Dr. Snyder has served as president of the Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and on the Residency Review Committee for Colon and Rectal Surgery. Currently, he is chairman of the Board of Socioeconomics for the Harris County Medical Society. He has edited two books, authored or coauthored multiple book chapters, contributed numerous articles to peer review publications, and presented his work at local and national meetings.
Dr. Snyder received his undergraduate education at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with bachelor degrees in microbiology and chemistry and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, America’s most prestigious honor society. He attended Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport and graduated with a degree in medicine and was also inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha. He began his residency in general surgery at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. Then, he was deployed with the 3rd Army Cavalry Regiment to Saudi Arabia and Iraq during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. After the war, he returned to complete his residency in general surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. After practicing in the army at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Dr. Snyder completed his residency in colon and rectal surgery at UTHealth. Dr. Snyder lives with his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Snyder and daughter, Helene.
- UT Physicians Colon and Rectal Clinic - Texas Medical Center
6550 Fannin Street, Suite 2307
Houston, TX 77030