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Texas Medical Center

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


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Timothy C. Lee, MD

Steering Committee Associate Director, Fetal Center

Director, Colorectal & Pelvic Health Program
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Fellowship Pediatric Surgery 2010
Baylor College of Medicine Residency General Surgery 2008
UCLA Medical Center Internship General Surgery 2002
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2001


Dr. Timothy Lee is a steering committee associate director of the Fetal Center and director of the Colorectal and Pelvic Health Program. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in 2001, continued at BCM to pursue his residency in general surgery and completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 2010. During his fellowship, Dr. Lee trained under some of the current leaders and pioneers in colorectal surgery. Today, he specializes in the surgical treatment and management of complex conditions of the colon and rectum, including bowel management. He also specializes in the study of fetal therapies and neonatal surgical research. One of his active areas of research is in the development of prospective clinical research program which will be able to study clinical outcomes in an evidence-based manner. The focus of this research will be concentrated in neonates that present with surgical diseases such as congenital diaphragmatic hernia, gastroschisis, necrotizing enterocolitis, and the use extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiorespiratory failure.

Dr. Lee is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics- Surgical Section Fellow
American College of Surgeons
American Pediatric Surgical Association Member
Association for Academic Surgery Member; Member, Clinical Outcomes Committee

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