Texas Children's Hospital West Campus welcomes two new surgeons providing additional orthopedic and plastic surgery support to the community
HOUSTON - (Nov. 1, 2013) - Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is excited to announce two new members to its surgical team: pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jaclyn Hill and plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Lee. Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is Houston's first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children. For more information about pediatric surgery at Texas Children's, visit texaschildrens.org/surgery.
"With the arrival of Drs. Hill and Lee, the surgery team at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus has grown to more than 20 surgeons enabling us to provide exceptional care and an expanded offering of pediatric services to patients and families in our community," said Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr., surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital.
Dr. Jaclyn Hill
Hill, who also serves as assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), received an undergraduate degree at Princeton University. She earned her medical degree from BCM and went on to complete her residency at Harvard University and completed her pediatric orthopedic fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital.
Hill's clinical interests include lower extremity deformity, congenital deficiencies, clubfoot and the prenatal diagnosis of orthopedic problems. Her research interests include gender issues in orthopedic surgery and applications of circular external fixation in pediatric orthopedic trauma. Hill is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Orthopedics, as well as the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She is excited to join the Texas Children's team and work with the diverse patient population and impressive staff.
Dr. Edward Lee
Lee, who also serves as assistant professor of surgery, division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at BCM, received an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. He earned his medical degree from BCM where he went on to complete his plastic surgery residency, as well as his fellowship in pediatric plastic surgery.
Lee's clinical interests include comprehensive cleft care, ear deformities, vascular anomalies and oculoplastic surgery. His research interests include surgical outcomes for pediatric and craniofacial patients, as well as wound healing and scar maturation.
Lee says he feels fortunate to be joining the Texas Children's team, working closely with an organization and people dedicated to providing excellence in patient care, education and research.
About Texas Children’s Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation, Texas Children’s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital planned to open in 2017. The organization also created the nation’s first HMO for children, has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that’s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.