Christopher Leveque, MD

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1984 …2020

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Dr. Leveque received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1981. He then completed a residency in pathology and a fellowship in transfusion medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Leveque remained at UTMB as the director of the Blood Bank until 1990 when he joined the faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, as an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology. He joined the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at Houston Methodist in 2004, where he is currently medical director of the blood bank and director of the Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program.

Research interests

Dr. Leveque is a clinical pathologist with subspecialty certification in transfusion medicine. His current responsibilities include direction of the Houston Methodist donor center with fixed and mobile sites, an apheresis center, and a transfusion service that provides for active cardiovascular surgery, transplant, and oncology service lines. Dr. Leveque's research interests are focused on outcomes studies that assess strategies to reduce bleeding and initiate healing in injury and surgery, thereby reducing the demand for blood products. His current studies specifically evaluate the use of various drugs and growth factors including basic pancreatic trypsin inhibitors (BPTIs) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

Education/Academic qualification

Pathology, Clinical Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch

Jul 1 1985Jun 30 1986

Award Date: Jun 30 1986

Pathology, Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch

Jul 1 1981Jun 30 1985

Award Date: Jun 30 1985

MD, LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans

… → May 31 1981

Award Date: May 31 1981

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  • Infectious Disease & Pathology

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