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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-2778
Fax: 832-825-0245


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Celia Flores, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified

Clinical Lead II, Pediatric Surgery Department


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Masters Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies 2015
Baylor University Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Chemistry 2007


Celia Flores, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant and Clinical Lead of the Advanced Practice Providers in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery, Trauma and SICU at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several inpatient APPs supporting the busiest service in the Surgery Department. She is primarily involved with the Gastroenterology micro team where she is passionate about caring for patients with Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, Biliary atresia, Imperforate anus and Hirschsprung's disease. She is the lead APP for the Pectus Carinatum outpatient clinic. In addition to her clinical and administrative responsibilities, Celia is involved in various research and quality improvement projects including: standardization of gastrostomy education for providers, decreasing narcotic usage in select post-operative patients and outcomes and quality of life of pectus carinatum patients undergoing bracing.

Celia received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Baylor University. She earned her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and Texas Medical Board.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Physician Assistants Member
American Association of Surgical Physicians Assistants Member

Selected Publications

Flores, CD, “Surgical Outcomes in Alagille Syndrome and PFIC: A Single Institutions 20-year experience.” Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2018.

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