Dr. Stacey D. Moore-Olufemi, M.D.
A magna cum laude graduate of Texas Southern University with a B.S. in chemistry, Dr. Stacey Moore-Olufemi earned her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her residency in general surgery and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. She also completed a T-32 Trauma Research Fellowship at the UTHealth Trauma Research Center.
Board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery, Dr. Moore-Olufemi’s primary clinical interests are intestinal failure, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and gastroschisis. Her areas of specialty care include pediatric general and thoracic surgery, minimally invasive and advanced minimally invasive surgery in children, operative and non-operative management of traumatically injured infants and children, and treatment of short gut syndrome. Her primary research is focused on inflammation and smooth muscle motility in gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction, and her research program supports medical students and surgical residents interested in pediatric surgical basic-translational research.
Dr. Moore-Olufemi is assistant professor in the Division of General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery and
co-director, TexaS InTestinal And Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at UTHealth. The philosophy of her practice, which treats children up to 18years old, encompasses a patient-centered approach.
Dr. Moore-Olufemi is a resident of Houston.