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Dr. Umera Thebo is a board-certified hematologist and oncologist who earned her medical degree from Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, in 2009. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio and a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship from George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Kelsey-Seybold in November 2021, Dr. Thebo worked as a staff physician at Maryland Oncology and Hematology in Frederick.

Awards & Publications

  • Chief Fellow, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, George Washington University

Publications and Peer-Reviewed Published Manuscripts

  • An atypical presentation of Sweet's syndrome in a myelofibrosis patient. Thebo U, Tummala S, Nassereddine S, Haroun F. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Mar 9;12(3): e228076. PMID: 30852515
  • Two distinct histological Richter's transformations 23 years apart in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Thebo U, Millett RL, Elkon J, Haroun F. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Oct 8;2018: bcr2018225893. PMID: 30301728
  • Lower Intraprocedural Systolic Blood Pressure Predicts Good Outcome in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke. John S, Hazaa W, Uchino K, Toth G, Bain M, Thebo U, Hussain MS. Interv Neurol. 2016 Mar;4(3-4):151-7. PMID: 27051411
  • Safety and Hemodynamic Profile of Propofol and Dexmedetomidine Anesthesia during Intra-arterial Acute Stroke Therapy. John S, Somal J, Thebo U, Hussain MS, Farag E, Dupler S, Gomes J. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Oct;24(10):2397-403. PMID: 26231475
  • Intra-arterial therapy for acute ischemic stroke under general anesthesia versus monitored anesthesia care. John S, Thebo U, Gomes J, Saqqur M, Farag E, Xu J, Wisco D, Uchino K, Hussain MS. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014; 38(4):262-7. PMID: 25401730
  • Time to Complete Remission as a Function of Kinetics of White Blood Cell Elimination and Recovery in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Undergoing Remission Induction Chemotherapy. Umera Thebo, Tomas Radivoyevitch, Surbhi Sidana, Cassandra Fincher, Amanda L. Maggiotto, Yogen Saunthararajah, Anjali S. Advani, Aaron T. Gerds, Hetty E. Carraway, Betty K. Hamilton, Matt E. Kalaycio, Jaroslaw P. (2014).

Hobbies & Interests

Dr. Thebo enjoys reading, volunteer work, cooking, and spending time with her children.

Fun Facts

Dr. Thebo’s guilty pleasure is enjoying some alone time.

Her childhood dream of one day becoming a physician came true!

Medical School

  • Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 2009


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, Internal Medicine residency, 2016

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

Dr. Thebo is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Medical Association.


Berthelsen Main Campus

2727 W. Holcombe Blvd.,
Houston, TX 77025

Get Directions 713-442-0000

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

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