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Texas Medical Center

General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Phone: 832-822-2778
Fax: 832-825-3141


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Paul K. Minifee, MD

Attending Surgeon, Pediatric Surgical Services & Wound Care

Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Surgery 1993
University of Texas Medical Branch Residency General Surgery 1991
University of Texas Medical Branch Fellowship ECMO 1989
University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 1986
University of Louisville School of Medicine Internship Family Medicine 1983
University of Texas Medical Branch Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1982


Dr. Paul K. Minifee MD, FAAP, FACS, has nearly 30 years of expertise in the clinical practice of pediatric surgery at Texas Children's Hospital. He is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Minifee is accomplished in open and videoscopic surgery of the abdomen and chest and has extensive experience in the treatment of childhood skin disorders.

Dr. Minifee is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association and American College of Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Minifee is also residency trained in pediatrics and is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
American College of Surgeons Fellow
American Pediatric Surgery Association Member
International Pediatric Endoscopy Group (IPEG) Member
Society of American Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES) Member

Selected Publications

Patient and Family Comments

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