Mark HoustonMD, MS, MSc, FACP, FAHA, FASH, FACN, FAARM, ABBARM
Dr. Mark Houston is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology and Medical Director of the Division of Human Nutrition at Saint Thomas Medical Group , Saint Thomas Hospital and Health Services in Nashville, TN.
Dr Houston was selected as one of the Top Physicians in Hypertension in the US in 2008-2014 by the Consumer Research Council, and by USA Today as one of the Most Influential Doctors in the US in both Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia twice in 2009- 2010. He was selected as The Patient’s Choice Award in 2010 -2012 by Consumer Reports USA.
He is triple boarded certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) and the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM)). He holds two Masters of Science degrees in HUMAN NUTRITION and another in METABOLIC MEDICINE. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension , American College of Nutrition and American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine.
He graduated with highest honors (Summa Cum Laude) and the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society distinction from Vanderbilt Medical School and completed his medical internship and residency at the University of California, San Francisco, then returned to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was chief resident in medicine and served on the full time faculty.