George Liras, DO, MS, CAQSM
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

George Liras, DO, MS, CAQSM

Primary Care Sports Medicine


Board certified in family medicine and sports medicine, Dr. George Liras treats patients ages six and older.

He provides care for sports-related injuries, such as strains, pulls, and concussions, as well as chronic musculoskeletal problems, such as osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel disease, etc. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal injury management, exercise prescription, injury prevention, joint injections, and ultrasound-guided procedures, as well as nutritional counseling and weight management. Dr. Liras is also trained in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound guided procedures, such as joint and soft tissue injections including knee, hip, shoulder, hand, elbow, foot, carpal tunnel, trigger finger, and other office-based procedures such as laceration repairs, abscess I&D, cryotherapy, and fracture care.

A native of Houston, Dr. George Liras grew up in Athens, Greece until he returned to Texas for his studies. After earning his medical degree and a master’s degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Liras completed his residency at CHRISTUS Health - Texas A&M University School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency program in Corpus Christi, TX. He then completed his sports medicine fellowship at UT Health Science Center in Houston, TX, where he provided clinical assessment and game coverage for the Houston Dynamo (MLS), the UH and HBU athletics (NCAA Div 1), high school teams, and numerous other events including the Houston Marathon, the BMX-USA Lonestar Nationals and the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Swimming and Diving Championships (NCAA Div 1).

He currently serves as the team physician for the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders and Corpus Christi FC. He is also the Medical Director for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Master in Athletics Training graduate program.

Dr. Liras considers himself a health coach for his patients; his goal is to keep them healthy and active while helping them return to their favorite activities safely and efficiently.

In his spare time, Dr. Liras enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing soccer and volleyball, traveling, fishing, and watching sports.

Hospital Affiliations
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi

Meet George Liras, DO


Patient Ratings & Reviews

  • Provider explained things in an understandable way 5
  • Provider listened carefully 5
  • Provider courtesy and respect 5
  • Provider overall care rating 5
  • Provider time spent with patient 5

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage
  • Christus Provider Groups
  • Humana Choicecare Network
  • Multiplan Commercial
  • NTBT
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare

Education & Certifications

  • Education


    University of North Texas Health Science Center UNT Health Science Center

  • Education


    CHRISTUS Health – Texas A&M School of Medicine, Corpus Christi, Texas - Family Medicine Residency

  • Education


    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Sports Medicine Fellowship