Ghayyath Sultan, MD, is the Vice President and co-founder of Houston Kidney Specialists Center, which has four locations – two in Cypress and two in Houston, Texas. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in both internal medicine and nephrology.
Dr. Sultan obtained his medical degree at the University of Tishreen and completed a 4-year residency program in internal medicine at the University of Damascus in Syria before moving to the United States. He completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. After residency, he joined Cleveland Clinic Foundation as an attending physician. During his time at Cleveland Clinic, he served as assistant professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine, where he was involved in teaching and supervising the residents of the internal medicine residency program. Ultimately, he pursued his dream of becoming a nephrologist and completed his nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he was honored with the outstanding graduating fellow award upon completing his fellowship in 2015 for his exemplary performance during his training.
Dr. Sultan’s passion for nephrology is demonstrated in the profound knowledge he has in managing the intricacies of kidney diseases and through his communications with staff, colleagues, and patients. He values the long-term bonds he builds with his patients and their families throughout their lives, emphasizing strategies and treatments that will keep them healthy. It is impossible not to feel Dr. Sultan’s love for his work when you witness his optimism and lively energy in caring for patients.
Outside of work, he enjoys playing and watching basketball and soccer in his free time. He and his wife are blessed with two wonderful kids.