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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. - Top 1% in the nation in his or her specialty.

Timothy Boone, M.D.
Listed as one of the best doctors in the nation in the field of urology, Timothy Boone, M.D., a staff urologist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, examines Veteran Alton Williams during a recent appointment. He is also the chair of Southwestern University’s Science Center Advisory Council. The Council was formed in 2011 to help design and fund the development of Southwestern’s new $24 million Science Center. Boone is a 1977 graduate of Southwestern. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and a Ph.D. in. neuroscience from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston. He is also the chief of urology at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. Boone has faculty appointments at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine, and Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, and is president of the American Board of Urology for 2011-12. He also is a senior director of the Methodist Hospital Research Institute (TMHRI), with which Southwestern is developing an active collaboration for science education.