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Phone: 832-822-3180


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor, Wallace Tower
Houston, TX 77030

Michelle G. Roy, MPAP, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified

Advanced Practice Provider Research Coordinator for the Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Clerkship Director for Texas Children's Hospital PA Surgical Fellowship
Coordinator for Texas Children's Hospital Camp Keep Smiling
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Duke University Residency Physician Assistant Surgery 2015
University of Southern California Masters Master of Physician Assistant Practice 2014


Michelle G. Roy, MPAP, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of a high-volume service and her responsibilities include seeing patients in an outpatient clinic, rounding and managing care for inpatients, responding to both inpatient and emergency room consults, and first assisting in the operating room. Her interests include, but are not limited to the following: management of patients born with craniofacial differences (such as cleft lip and palate) and breast reconstruction. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she is also the Research Coordinator for the Plastic Surgery Advanced Practice Providers at Texas Children’s Hospital. Other non-clinical duties include being the plastic surgery clerkship director for the Texas Children's Hospital PA Surgical Fellowship and coordinator for the annual Texas Children’s Hospital Camp Keep Smiling. This is a non-profit camp devoted to cleft lip and/or palate patients.

Michelle received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Texas A&M University. She went on to earn her Master of Physician Assistant Practice degree from the University of Southern California. Following graduate school, she completed a Physician Assistant Surgical Residency at Duke University and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Michelle’s professional memberships include the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants, and American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Association of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Member

Selected Publications

Evans CM, Raclawska DS, Ttofali F, et al. The polymeric mucin Muc5ac is required for allergic airway hyperreactivity. Nat Commun. 2015;6:6281.

Roy MG, Livraghi-butrico A, Fletcher AA, et al. Muc5b is required for airway defence. Nature. 2014;505(7483):412-6.

Roy MG, Rahmani M, Hernandez JR, et al. Mucin production during prenatal and postnatal murine lung development. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011;44(6):755-60.

Seibold MA, Wise AL, Speer MC, et al. A common MUC5B promoter polymorphism and pulmonary fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2011;364(16):1503-12.

Hasnain SZ, Evans CM, Roy M, et al. Muc5ac: a critical component mediating the rejection of enteric nematodes. J Exp Med. 2011;208(5):893-900.

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* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.