Dr. Essam A Girgawy MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Essam Girgawy is an infectious disease specialist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is one of 7 doctors at Houston Northwest Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Houston Northwest Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Texas Tech University at Lubbock
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2002 - 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

TX State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Clinical and radiologic predictors of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in cancer patients: should the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/Mycosis Study Group (EORTC/MSG) criteria be revised?
Hachem, R., Sumoza, D., Hanna, H., Girgawy, E., Munsell, M., Raad, I.

Chest tube-related empyema due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: could the chest tube be coated with antiseptics?
Torres, H. A., Hanna, H. A., Graviss, L., Chaiban, G., Hachem, R., Chemaly, R. F., Girgawy, E., Raad, I. I.

Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia in patients with cancer: disease characteristics and outcomes in the era of escalating drug resistance (1998-2002).
Kumashi, P., Girgawy, E., Tarrand, J. J., Rolston, K. V., Raad, I. I., Safdar, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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