Varicous Vein Information
Our Doctor & Founder

Miguel A. Gomez, III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Miguel A. Gomez, III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Miguel Gomez founded the Houston Vein Institute, located near Houston Methodist West Hospital. Dr. Gomez is an experienced cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon recognized as a leader in both heart surgery and vein treatment. His understanding of the vascular system offers a unique and unmatched expertise for patients who suffer from varicose vein and spider veins. Dr. Gomez does more than make problem veins look better, he understands how to treat patients’ underlying vein problems.

In addition to his work at the Houston Vein Institute, Dr. Gomez is also Chairman of two departments at Houston Methodist West Hospital. Dr. Gomez is among the first cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons to successfully master robotic surgery. His experience with vein issues ranges from minor spider veins and telangiectasias to more serious problems like deep vein thrombosis.

Dr. Miguel Gomez is committed to offering a superior level of service to his patients at Houston Vein Institute. Patients can feel confident knowing their doctor is among the most experienced and compassionate vein care providers in the USA. He has built an outstanding team that is dedicated to serving the vein treatment needs of all Houston area patients. Using imaging and cutting edge treatment technology, patients begin feeling and looking better right away.

Dr. Miguel Gomez became board certified in general surgery in 1998 and cardiothoracic surgery in 1999. He is founder and president of the International Robotic Surgery Center for the Heart and Chest at Houston Methodist West Houston Hospital and a guest host of the Methodist Health Radio Hour on 7:00 AM KSEV. He currently serves as both Chairman of the Department of Surgery and as Director of Robotic Surgery at Houston Methodist West Hospital.

Dr. Gomez enjoys volunteering in his community. He works with the non-profit Strake Jesuit College Preparatory school in Houston, and with the United Way. He was born in Miami, Fla., in 1965, and has called Houston home since 1967. He lives here with his wife and three sons, and enjoys coaching their baseball and basketball teams. Dr. Gomez is proud to call Houston home, and is dedicated to his patients, and the community. He loves to see patients enjoying greater confidence and freedom after resolving their problem vein issues.


University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Thoracic Surgery
Jul. 1996 –June 1998



University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
General Surgery
Jul. 1991 – Jun. 1996



Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
May 1991



Rice University, Houston, TX
B.A. Chemistry
May 1987


 Recognitions: American College of Surgeons Fellow
Diplomate of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons


 Membership:  Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society
American College of Phlebology
Texas Surgical Society



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