David E. Wesson, MD
- Texas Medical Center
Associate Surgeon-in-Chief for Academic Affairs
Texas Children's Hospital
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
|Brigham and Women's Hospital||fellowship||Research Fellowship||1981|
|The Hospital for Sick Children||residency||Pediatric Surgery||1980|
|Toronto General Hospital||residency||Surgery||1978|
|Toronto General Hospital||internship||Surgery||1975|
|University of Toronto||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1973|
Dr. Wesson has specialized expertise in the treatment of pediatric gastrointestinal disorders, especially inflammatory bowel disease. He has research interests in both the prevention of pediatric injury in the public health context and clinical treatment of childhood trauma. Dr. Wesson serves on the trauma boards of local, state, national and international surgical and pediatric societies.
Dr. Wesson is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.
|American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Surgery||Fellow|
|American Association for the Surgery of Trauma||Member|
|American College of Surgeons||Fellow; Trauma System Surveyor|
|American Pediatric Surgical Association||Member|
|American Surgical Association||Member|
Correa JA, Fallon SC, Murphy KM, Victorian VA, Bisset GS, Vasudevan SA, Lopez ME, Brandt ML, Cass DL, Rodriguez JR, Wesson DE, Lee TC. Resource utilization after gastrostomy tube placement: defining areas of improvement for future quality improvement projects. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2014 Nov;49(11):1598-601. PMID: 25475801.
Zamora I, Fallon SC, Orth RC, Kim ME, Brandt ML, Lopez ME, Wesson DE, Rodriguez JR. Overuse of fluoroscopic gastrostomy studies in a children’s hospital. Journal of Surgical Research 2014 Aug;190(2):598-603. PMID:24909868: C.
Naik-Mathuria B, Akinkuotu A, Wesson D. Role of the surgeon in non-accidental trauma. Pediatric Surgery International 2015 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25772160: C.
Fallon SC, Kim ME, Hallmark CA, Carpenter JL, Eldin KW, Lopez ME, Wesson DE, Brandt ML, Ruben Rodriguez J. Correlating surgical and pathological diagnoses in pediatric appendicitis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2015 Apr;50(4):638-41. PMID:25840078: C.
Fallon S, Delemos D, Christopher D, Frost M, Wesson D, Naik-Mathuria B. Trauma surgeon becomes consultant: Outcomes after implementation of a new protocol. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2014:49:1 pp178-183. JA.