Erik Wilson, MD
  • Professor of Surgery
  • UT Houston McGovern Medical School
  • Houston, TX USA


Erik B. Wilson, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas (MIST). He is the Division Chief of Elective General Surgery for the UT Department of Surgery. Dr. Wilson graduated with the highest honors from Texas A&M University and completed his Medical Degree at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at Texas A&M and a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is also the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Wilson is a Founder of the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery and is a founder and past president of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association. He is a leader in Endoluminal and Robotic General Surgery since 2002, with over 3000 cases performed endoscopically and robotically. He has a passion for robotics and has founded and leads the Surgical Discipline Technology Summit for over seven years.