Billy Gilbert II, MD

Dr. Billy Gilbert joined Renal Specialists of Houston in 2010 after completing a fellowship in nephrology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dedicated to helping the local community become more aware of kidney disease, he has been the recipient of Top Doctors Award in 2017, 2018, and 2019. He serves as Clinical Instructor for Baylor College of Medicine and practices primarily in the North Houston region. He is also medical director of Fresenius Kidney Care Fifth Ward and North Houston dialysis facilities.

PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Clinical Instructor, Baylor College Of Medicine 2010 - present
  • Transplant Nephrologist, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center 2010 - present

RENAL FELLOWSHIP

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2008 - 2010

RESIDENCY

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. 2005 - 2008

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, 2001 - 2005

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Diplomat Nephrology

AREAS OF CLINICAL INTEREST

  • Hypertension
  • Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure
  • BK Virus in Kidney Transplantation

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Cornerstone Specialty Hospital, Clear Lake
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast
  • Houston Methodist Baytown
  • Houston Methodist Clearlake
  • Houston Methodist Medical Center
  • Kindred Bay Area Hospital
  • Kindred Hospital East Houston
  • Kindred Hospital Baytown
  • Kindred Rehabilitation Hospital Clear Lake
  • Kindred Hospital Houston
  • Southeast Memorial Hospital
  • St. Luke's Patients Medical Center

MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association

AWARD AND HONORS

  • Top Doctors Award, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • New St. John Dedicated Service Award, Homestead/North Houston 2019

PUBLICATIONS

  • Gilbert B., Abdellatif A., Truong L., Pandya A., Ramanathan V. “Antiviral Therapy in Kidney Transplant Recipients with BK Virus Nephropathy” Oral Free
  • Communication Presentation at American Society of Nephrology Conference 2010.
  • Gilbert B., Ramanathan V., Shannon R., Pandya A. “BK Virus Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients” Poster Presentation at Baylor College of Medicine Forum 2008

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • National Kidney Foundation KEEP Healthy Screenings 2018, 2019
  • New St. John Kidney and Blood Pressure Screening 2017
  • Annual Kidney and Liver Luncheon Speaker North Houston 2016
  • Wonderland Charter School Board of Directors 2014-present
  • Jack and Jill of America Nonprofit Father’s Auxiliary Chair 2018 - present
  • Retired Teachers Association Speaker for Kidney Health Awareness 2011
  • Marshall Middle School Health Fair Kidney Disease education and screening 2011