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Dr. KuoJen Tsao MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

Co-Director, The Fetal Center
Professor,

Department of Pediatric Surgery


Department of Pediatric Surgery
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

6431 Fannin, MSB 5.256
Houston, TX 77030
phone: (832) 325-7234
e-mail: KuoJen.Tsao@uth.tmc.edu

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Biography

Co-Director, The Fetal Center
Professor,

Department of Pediatric Surgery


Department of Pediatric Surgery
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

6431 Fannin, MSB 5.256
Houston, TX 77030
phone: (832) 325-7234
e-mail: KuoJen.Tsao@uth.tmc.edu

Dr. Tsao is a Professor at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He is board certified in pediatric surgery with a special interest in clinical trials and minimally invasive surgery. He completed his Pediatric Surgery Training at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined The University on August 1, 2007.

Dr. Tsao is a clinical researcher with interests in diseases of the neonate and children. His primary research is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of neonatal gastroesophageal reflux disease as it relates to chronic lung disease of prematurity. Dr. Tsao has been the principal investigator or co-investigator on several prospective clinical trials. His research program supports medical students and surgical residents interested in pediatric surgical clinical research.

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Physician Details

Gender
Male
Specialties
Medical Education
University of Kansas at Kansas City - Registrar, 1998
Internships & Residency
University of California San Francisco - Graduate Medical Education, 2002
University of Cincinnati, 2005
Childrens Mercy Hospital, 2007
PCP Number
100000043386
Cities Served
BELLAIRE, GALENA PARK, HOUSTON, MISSOURI CITY, PEARLAND

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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. Tsao

 

What is Spina bifida?
Dr. Tsao discusses spina bifida and how it's treated.

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Webinar | Chest Deformities:
Dr. Tsao and Team discuss diagnosis, and both surgical and non surgical treatment options for chest deformities in children.

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Faith's Story: Surgery in the Womb
Colette Hagler went to her doctor for a routine exam and discovered her unborn child had spina bifida. She was then referred to the team of experts at the Texas Fetal Center. Watch the video to see what happened.  

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Dr. KouJen Tsao in the News

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

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