Houston Physician Elected to TMA’s Board of Trustees

May 2, 2015

Keith A. Bourgeois, MD,a Houston ophthalmologist, was elected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. Dr. Bourgeois was elected at TexMed, the association’s annual conference in Austin.

Dr. Bourgeoishas a long history of leadership in organized medicine. He chaired TMA’s Council on Socioeconomics and currently serves on its Council on Legislation. Additionally, Dr. Bourgeois is a board member of TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee, and a delegate to TMA’s House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body.

Outside of TMA, he is past president of both the Harris County Medical Society and the Texas Ophthalmological Association, and served on the governing board and as chief of staff of St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston.

Dr. Bourgeois graduated from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He has been in private practice since 1988 and cares for patients at a two-person ophthalmology practice in downtown Houston, specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. He also has been treating patients at a satellite office in rural Columbus, Texas for the past 21 years.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 48,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 110 component county medical societies around the state. TMA's key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.

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Contact:   Steve Levine, Office (512) 370-1380, Cell (512) 750-0971, steve.levine[at]texmed[dot]org
                  Brent Annear, Office (512) 370-1381, Cell (512) 656-7320, brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org

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May 06, 2016