Welcome

We are a highly skilled and compassionate group of clinicians and researchers working in an array of service and research areas. We share our expertise and commitment to compassionate care through robust training programs designed to prepare the next generation of great physicians. We believe that the future of excellence depends on innovations in education, clinical care, and research.

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Education

Our teaching program provides education and training at every level including undergraduate observerships, medical student training, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education. Our general pediatric residency program currently trains 39 residents.

We have five ACGME-approved fellowships: child abuse pediatricscritical care medicineendocrinologyhematology-oncology, and neonatology , as well as, a pediatric track in the hospice and palliative care fellowship. Collectively, we train 16 fellows. Inpatient training occurs at our main teaching hospital, University Hospital, adjacent to the medical school. Outpatient training occurs at the Robert B. Green Pavilion in downtown San Antonio. Some divisions also collaborate on training with colleagues at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, the busiest medical facility in the U.S. Department of Defense.

Patient Care

Our 95 physician primary faculty and 23 mid-level health care professionals provide clinical care in 13 clinical specialty clinics.  Our main practice sites are at University Hospital and the Robert B. Green Clinical Pavilion. We also provide services at the Medical Arts and Research Center (MARC), Texas Diabetes Institute, UT Health San Antonio Long Campus (child and adolescent psychiatry) and the Center for Miracles (child abuse pediatrics) in downtown San Antonio. Areas recognized for specific clinical excellence include cystic fibrosis, diabetes, neonatology, and cancer.  Each subspecialty division contributes information about its providers and academic interests to the website.

Research

Areas of research excellence include chromosome 18 abnormalities, neonatal respiratory physiology in baboon models, breastfeeding, diabetes, obesity, chromosome 18 abnormalities, pediatric cancer experimental therapeutics, cancer genetics, hemophilia, and late effects of anthracycline chemotherapy. Childhood cancer research is conducted at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI).  A pilot program for research projects in children’s health is available through the UT Health San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.

Recent Publications