Paul F. Austin, MD, FAAP
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- West Campus
- Specialty Care
Phone: 832-822-2778 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Division Chief, Pediatric Urology
Texas Children's Hospital
Director of Complex Urologic Reconstruction Program, Texas Children's Hospital
Professor of Surgery, Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine
Director of Pediatric Urology Basic Science Research Program, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
Edmond T. Gonzales, Jr., M.D. Chair in Pediatric Urology
|University of Kentucky College of Medicine||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1991|
|University of South Florida College of Medicine||residency||General Surgery/Urology||1997|
|Indiana University School of Medicine||fellowship||Pedatrics||1999|
I believe that our care should strive to be a patient and family centered care that delivers the highest quality and cutting edge of urologic treatments.
Genitourinary reconstruction including hypospadias, neurogenic bladder, disorders of sexual development, exstrophy, vesicoureteral reflux, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, undescended testicles, hernias and hydroceles.
Basic Science Research:
1) Investigation of the molecular mechanisms and pathways governing the renal and bladder response to obstructive uropathy.
2) Molecular therapeutics toward injury response within the urinary tract
3) Biomarkers with obstructive uropathy
1) Clinical trials investigating lower urinary tract function and dysfunction
2) Outcomes from complex genitourinary reconstruction
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Executive Board, Section on Urology (2012-2015)|
|American Association of Pediatric Urology||Executive Board, Scientific/Research Chairman (2016-2020)|
|International Children’s Continence Society||General Secretary (2012-2017)|
|NIH Study Committee (NIDDK), Urologic and Genitourinary Physiology and Pathophysiology (UGPP)||Study Section 2013-2014, 2016-2017|
|Society of Pediatric Urology, American Urological Association||Executive Board (2011-2014)|
|Urology Care Foundation||Member, Pediatric Health Committee (2015-2017)|
Over 80 peer-reviewed publications.