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KuoJen Tsao, MD

Dr. Kuojen Tsao

Co-Director, The Fetal Center


Associate 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

Administrative Contact

Sr. Staff Assistant:
Naiesha McCarty
(713) 500-7274

Dr. Tsao is an Assistant Professor at UTHealth Medical School in the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He is board certified in general surgery with a special interest in clinical trials and minimally invasive surgery. He recently 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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