Kristy Rialon, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- West Campus
Baylor College of Medicine
|Harvard Medical School||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||2008|
|Boston Children’s Hospital||research fellow||Surgery||2013|
|Duke University||residency||General Surgery||2016|
|The Hospital for Sick Children||fellowship||Pediatric Surgery||2018|
Dr. Rialon is a board-eligible pediatric surgeon that provides care in all aspects of neonatal and pediatric surgery. Her interest in pediatric surgery began as a student at Harvard Medical School. She completed her general surgery training at Duke University Hospital, and then a pediatric surgery fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. During her residency, she was awarded a research grant from the National Institutes of Health to study pancreatic cancer. She also subsequently completed a research fellowship in Vascular Anomalies at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Rialon is thrilled and grateful to be a part of the Pediatric Surgery Department at Texas Children’s Hospital. She believes that family involvement is critical to the success of children’s postoperative care, and enjoys working with multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care and outcomes.
Colorectal disease (Anorectal Malformations, Hirschsprung disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopy and Thoracoscpoy)
Dr. Rialon has a special interest in the management and treatment of children with vascular malformations and tumors. She has previously published on outcomes for children with solid tumors and inflammatory bowel disease. She is actively involved in issues regarding graduate medical education.
|Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education||Board of Directors|
|American College of Surgeons||Member|
|American Pediatric Surgical Association||Member|
|Association for Academic Surgery||Member|
|Association of Women Surgeons||Member|
|Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons||Member|
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