Dr. Michael M. Strauss is the newest member of the Greater Heights Nephrology team joining our practice in July 2017. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified in Nephrology. Dr. Strauss has published research and has presented multiple case reports at yearly national academic conferences.
Dr. Strauss is a native Houstonian and his interest in medicine began at an early age, attending DeBakey High School for Health Professions where he began the path to his medical education/degree. He is also a proud alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Strauss is fluent in Spanish and attended the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He also expanded his knowledge and experience by doing his Internal Medicine Residency on the island of Puerto Rico in Ponce. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training at Methodist Dallas Medical Center where he was exposed to a diverse patient population and treated many different diseases and pathologies.
He has volunteered time with the National Kidney Foundation at health fairs educating and screening patients for hypertension and kidney disease.
His goal is to address Chronic Kidney Disease and its risk factors such as Hypertension at their early stages in an effort to prevent or prolong the need for dialysis. Dr. Strauss believes in educating patients on their conditions so that they may participate in their healthcare and make well informed decisions.