Angela Bachim, MD, FAAP

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-6522

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Wallace Tower, 17th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Associate Program Director for Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship

Texas Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor, Section of Public Health, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School medical school Doctor of Medicine 2011
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School residency Pediatrics 2014
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Child Abuse 2017


I believe that all children deserve a safe environment.

Clinical Interests:

Accurate diagnosis of all forms of child maltreatment, prevention

Research Interests:

Early detection, screening, and accurate diagnosis of child maltreatment


Organization Name Role
Academic Pediatric Association Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Member; Member, Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
American Medical Association Member
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Member
Association of Pediatric Program Directors Member
Harris County Child Fatality Review Team Chair; Member
Texas Pediatric Society Member; Member Section of Child Abuse and Neglect
The Ray E. Helfer Society Member

Selected Publications

Ambrose CG, Martinez MS, Bi X, Deaver J, Kuzawa C, Schwartz L, Dawson B, Bachim A, Polak U, Lee B, Crowder C. Mechanical properties of infant bone. Bone 2018 May 22.

Lee M, Bachim A, Smith C, Camp E, Donaruma-Kwoh M, Patel B. Hospital cost and charges of discharge delays in children hospitalized for abuse and neglect. Hospital Pediatrics 2017; 7:572-8.

Robertson BD, Lang C, Bachim A. The At-Risk Children of At-Risk Parents: Assessing Common Injuries to the Children of Teenage Parents. Journal Of Pediatrics 2014; 164:347-51.

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Best Long Presentation by a Scholar Member. Ray E. Helfer Society Annual Meeting 2017. Ambrose CG, Bachim A, Greeley CS, Donaruma-Kwoh M, Soto-Martinez M, Wolf D, Wiersema J, Crowder C. Durable? Delicate? An exploration of the mechanical properties of infant bones suggests baby bones are not as easy to break as some may think. The Ray E. Helfer Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. State-of-the-art presentation.