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Veronica Victorian


Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-2778


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Veronica Victorian, DMSc, PA-C

Vice Chief of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Department of Surgery

Assistant Director, Department of Surgery Advanced Practice Providers
Physician Assistant-Certified
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Lynchburg, VA DMSc Doctorate of Medical Science 2020
Nova Southeastern University Masters Masters of Medical Science 2010
University of Houston Bachelors Bachelor of Science 2000


Veronica Victorian, DMSc, PA-C is a Physician Assistant trained in all areas of medicine. During her clinical training, she took particular interest in Pediatric General Surgery and Pediatric Intensive Care and has been a member of the Pediatric Surgery division since graduation in 2010. She specializes in pediatric colorectal disease and is co-lead of the bowel management team in the Colorectal and Pelvic Health Program. She is active in quality improvement projects related to patient and family education including gastrostomy education and post-operative wound care. She also loves being part of the education and development of Surgical PAs.

Veronica is also has a passion for communication and diversity, equity and inclusion training. She is a certified Relationship-Centered Communications facilitator for Texas Children’s Breakthrough Communications program and steering committee leader. She is Vice Chief of Diversity Equity and Inclusion for the department of surgery and is also a DEI facilitator for the Association for Communications in Healthcare. She serves as the chair for the Surgery APP Diversity Council.

Veronica is board certified as a Physician Assistant through the certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Physician Assistants Fellow Member
American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants International Chair
American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants Director of Education
Texas Gulf Coast Association of Physician Assistants Fellow Member

Selected Publications

Jesus A. Correa, Sara C. Fallon, Kathleen P. Murphy, Veronica A. Victorian, Charlene A. Hallmark, George S. Bisset, Sanjeev A. Vasudevan, Monica E. Lopez, Mary L. Brandt, Darrell L. Cass, J. Ruben Rodriguez, David E. Wesson, Timothy C. Lee.  Resource Utilization after Gastrostomy Tube Placement: Defining Areas of Improvement for Future Quality Improvement Projects.  (accepted for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery).

Veronica A. Victorian1, Sara C. Fallon1, Kathleen E. Carberry1, Andrew E. Nordin1, Christopher Deegear2, Monica E. Lopez1,Roxanne Vara1, Mary L. Brandt1, Jason Reynolds2, J. Ruben Rodriguez1.  "Decreasing Costs Associated with Soft Tissue Infection Drainage at a Children’s Hospital using a Mobile Sedation Service."

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