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Dr. Kuojen Tsao, MD

Pediatric Surgery

General Surgery

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 Surger...

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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            Specialties
            • Pediatric Surgery
            • General Surgery
            Medical Education

            University of Kansas at Kansas City - Registrar 1998

            Languages Spoken
            • English
            Fellowship

            University of California San Francisco - Graduate Medical Education 2002, Childrens Mercy Hospital 2007

            Affiliated Centers
            • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
            • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
            • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
            • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
            • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
            • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
            • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
            Gender

            Male

            Internship & Residency

            University of Cincinnati-Surgery 2005

            PCP Number

            100000043386

            Clinical Interests
            • Congenital Deformities
            • Minimally Invasive Surgery
            • Pediatric Urology
            Cities Served

            Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, North Houston, Pearland, South Houston

            Zip Codes Served

            77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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