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Texas Medical Center

Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Fetal Intervention
Phone: 832-822-2778


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Sundeep G. Keswani, MD

Chief, Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgeon, Fetal Surgeon
Surgical Director of Basic Science Research
Clayton Endowed Chair in Surgical Research
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Washington University - St. Louis Children's Hospital Fellowship Surgery 2009
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Residency Surgery 2007
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Fellowship Research Fellowship Fetal 2004
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Fellowship Research Fellowship Fetal 2004
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Residency Thoracic Surgery 2002
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Internship Surgery 2001
Ross University School of Medicine University Medical Degree 2000


Dr. Keswani became the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital in October of 2020.  He is also a member of the fetal surgery team and is the principal investigator for the Laboratory for Regenerative Tissue Repair. Dr. Keswani completed his adult general surgery training at Louisiana State University in his hometown of New Orleans and completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at St. Louis Children's Hospital and the Washington University School of Medicine. He also completed a research fellowship and fetal surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Prior to coming to Texas Children's, Dr. Keswani was an attending surgeon at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Dr. Keswani's clinical interests are in fetal diagnosis and therapy, neonatal surgery, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ECMO and pediatric wound care. His NIH funded laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms of regenerative fetal tissue repair and is actively developing novel therapeutics to achieve postnatal regenerative wound healing.

Dr. Keswani is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General and Pediatric Surgery.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, and Education Committee, 2014-2016
American College of Surgeons Fellow
American Pediatric Surgical Association Program committee, 2013-2016
International Society for Pediatric Wound Care President 2015-2018
Society for University Surgeons
Ad-Hoc Basic Science Committee, 2014-Current

Selected Publications

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