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Texas Medical Center

Palliative Care
Phone: 832-822-3436


Amanda Padilla, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Sections of Academic General Pediatrics and Palliative Care

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Fellowship Hospice/Palliative Care 2019
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Residency Pediatrics 2018
University of Texas Medical Branch Medical School Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2015


As a physician who treats children with medical complexity and children in need of palliative care, I am committed to supporting my patients and their families through their unique challenges and providing care that improves my patients’ quality of life.

Clinical Interests:

Care of the medically complex child, advance care planning, pain and symptom management

Research Interests:

Primary palliative care education, quality improvement in primary care for children with medical complexity 

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