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samanthakuypers

Location

Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-3160
Fax: 832-825-3159

Address

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

Samantha Kuypers, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified

Education

School Education Degree Year
Texas Children’s Hospital Fellowship Physician Assistant Surgical 2022
University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center Masters Master of Physician Assistant Studies 2021
The University of Texas at Austin Bachelors Bachelor of Science and Arts, Biology 2017

About

Samantha chose to pursue pediatric medicine after volunteering for a non-profit summer camp that serves children whose parent has been diagnosed with cancer. This not only made her value building relationships with children and families, but also helped her see the importance of empowering children during difficult experiences. While completing the Texas Children’s PA Surgical Fellowship, she was particularly attracted to urology for its multidisciplinary approach to medical and surgical management.

She recognizes that many topics in pediatric urology can be uncomfortable to discuss, but it’s important to her that patients and families feel comfortable sharing their concerns. It is her goal that they leave each encounter understanding the diagnosis and treatment plan, despite their complexity.

Samantha enjoys exploring local coffee shops and bookstores with her fiancé and senior bichon mix, Gizmo.

Clinical Interests: Conditions that she commonly treats include: daytime or nighttime wetting, foreskin problems, testicular problems, urinary tract infections, and dysfunctional voiding. She also works closely with the Spina Bifida Program to manage neurogenic bladder.

Research Interests: Preferred interpretation modality among limited English proficiency caregivers, social determinants of healthcare, healthcare utilization

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Physician Assistants Member
Texas Association of Physician Assistants Member

* 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.