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Jean H. Tayar, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 1465
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT13.5000
Phone: 713-745-4516
Fax: 713-563-4491

Education & Training

Postgraduate Training

7/2002-6/2004 Clinical Fellowship, Rheumatology, State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
7/2001-6/2002 Chief Medical Resident, Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
7/1998-6/2001 Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
7/1997-6/1998 Residency, Internal Medicine, Hotel Dieu de France Hosptial, Beirut, Lebanon

Board Certifications

2011 American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Recertified
2001 American Board of Internal Medicine
1996 Educational Commission for Medical Graduates Certificate

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Clinical Medical Director, Internal Medicine Center - Mays Clinic, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2012-present
Rheumatology Fellowship Rotation Site Director Baylor College of Medicine Rheumatology Fellowship, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2010-present
Member of the Department of General Internal Medicine Education Group, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Rheumatology Fellowship Rotation Site Director, Department of General Internal Medicine The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Moonlighting Program Director, Department of General Internal Medicine The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Observership Program Director, Department of General Internal Medicine UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Private Practice/Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Oakdale Community Hosptial, Oakdale, LA, 2/2005-6/2008

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Sedation and Procedures Committee, 9/2013-present
Member, Division of Internal Medicine Clinical Administrative Advisory Committee, 9/2013-present
Member, Internal Medicine Center Steering Committee, 9/2012-present
Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee, 2010-present
Member, GME Institutional Review Subcommittee, 2010-present
Member, Infection Control Committee & Core Group, 9/2008-present

Honors and Awards

2004 The Pfizer Scholars in Pain Management Award, NY
2002 Certificate of Merit, American Society of Internal Medicine
2002 Distinguished Achievement in Medical Research and Scholarly Activity, Staten Island University Hospital
2001 Case Report Award, Academy of Medicine of Richmond
2001 Case Report Award, Staten Island University Hospital
2001 Certificate of Merit, American Society of Internal Medicine
2001 Chief Medical Resident, Staten Island University Hospital

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians
Member, 2000-present
American College of Rheumatology
Member, 2002-present
American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Certification Appeals Committee for the new Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification Program
Member, 2012-present
American-Lebanese Medical Association
Member, 2007-present
Harris County Medical Association, Houston, TX
Member, 2008-present
Texas Medical Association, Houston, TX
Member, 2008-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Sweeney, S, Kumar, V, Tayar, J, Weber, D, Safdar, A, Alonso, C, Hymes, S. Case 181: Synovitis Acne Pustulosis Hyperostosis Osteitis (SAPHO) Syndrome 2(763):613-17, 5/2012.

Last updated: 10/21/2013