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Dr. Charles Cox MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

Dr. Charles S. Cox, Jr., M.D.
Pediatric Surgery

An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Charles Cox earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. He completed residencies in pediatric surgery at the University of Michigan, general surgery and surgical critical care at the ... Read More

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Biography

Dr. Charles S. Cox, Jr., M.D.
Pediatric Surgery

An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Charles Cox earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. He completed residencies in pediatric surgery at the University of Michigan, general surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and burns/trauma at Shriners Burn Hospital in Galveston.

Dr. Cox is the Children’s Fund, Inc., Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery and directs the Pediatric Surgical Translational Laboratories and Pediatric Program in Regenerative Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He also directs the Pediatric Trauma Program at the UTHealth/Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center.

His clinical interests include complex re-operative abdominal and thoracic surgery in children and his research focuses on stem cell therapies for neurological injuries. In practice in Houston since 1996, Dr. Cox treats children up to 18 years old and adult patients with congenital problems. He manages highly complex, multi-disciplinary problems in children, providing long-term continuity of care for complex conditions.

The Bellaire resident is married and the father of two sons and two daughters. His favorite leisure activity is cycling.

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Physician Details

Gender
Male
Specialties
Medical Education
University of Texas at Galveston-Enrollment Services, 1988
Internships & Residency
UTMB Galveston House Staff Office, 1992
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - GME ONLINE ONLY, 1996
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, 1997
PCP Number
100000037221
Cities Served
BELLAIRE, GALENA PARK, HOUSTON, MISSOURI CITY
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

In The News

Videos of Dr. Cox

3rd Annual Pediatric Trauma Reunion - Dr. Cox was on hand at the third annual pediatric trauma reunion at the Houston Zoo. This yearly event gives patients and their families an opportunity to reunite with their caregivers.

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Triumph Over Tragedy - In July 2011, the Berry family was traveling back to Houston when their vehicle was struck head-on by an SUV that had veered into their lane.

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Dr. Charles Cox in the News

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Despite medical progress, a baffling birth defect is on the rise

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