R. Patrick Wood, M.D.
R. Patrick Wood, M.D., has joined LifeGift, a nonprofit organization that offers hope to individuals needing transplants in 109 Texas counties, full time as chief medical officer. Wood joined LifeGift as medical director in 1991 and has served on the Board of Directors for the past decade. In addition to being a former president of the Texas Transplantation Society, he has served on a number of United Network for Organ Sharing committees. He also established the liver transplant programs at the University of Texas, Memorial Hermann Health System, Texas Children’s Hospital and CHI St. Luke’s Health-Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.