Welcome to the Department of Pediatric Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. We believe that the future of excellence depends on innovations in education, patient care, and research.

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Education

We provide education and training at every level including our general pediatric residency program, five ACGME-approved fellowships, undergraduate observerships, medical student training, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education.

Patient Care

Our 95 physician primary faculty and 23 mid-level healthcare professionals provide clinical care in 13 clinical specialty clinics.  Our main practice sites are at University Hospital and the Robert B. Green Clinical Pavilion.

Research

As part of the premier academic research center, our life-changing research is the foundation to patient care. Pediatric research areas include chromosome 18 abnormalities, breastfeeding, pediatric diabetes and obesity, childhood cancer, and hemophilia among others.

NEW Gateway Pediatric Specialties Clinic

Opening October 18th our new UT Health Physicians Pediatric Subspecialties Clinic at the Gateway site of San Antonio’s South Texas Medical Center will provide improved access to academic care for children and families.  This new location will house subspecialty services including: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, as well as pediatric specific lab services.  Further additions of other pediatric specialties are also planned. The Gateway Pediatric Specialties Clinic is part of the department’s expansion supplementing our current UT Health Physicians Pediatric Services including Allergy/ Pulmonology (at Westgate Clinic), and General Pediatrics (at Santa Rosa Towers) already located within the medical center campus.