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Texas Medical Center

Pediatric Radiology
Phone: 832-824-7237
Fax: 832-825-0160


6701 Fannin Street
Suite 470
Houston, TX 77030

Victor J. Seghers, MD, PhD

Division Chief, Community Radiology

Professor, Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Harvard Medical School Fellowship Pediatric Radiology 2007
University of California, San Diego Residency Diagnostic Radiology 2006
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Internship Rotating Internship 2002
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2001


Dr. Seghers is the Division Chief of Community Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital and Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He serves as the Chief of Service for the Radiology Departments at Texas Children’s-West Campus and Texas Children’s-The Woodlands hospitals, two full service pediatric hospitals in the western and northern Houston metropolitan regions, while also practicing at Texas Children’s Hospital-Medical Center, our academic flagship hospital.  Dr. Seghers is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with additional subspecialty certifications (CAQ) in Pediatric Radiology and Nuclear Radiology.  He is the former President of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Pediatric Imaging Council, former Chair of the Society for Pediatric Radiology Nuclear Medicine Committee, as well as former Chair of the Radiological Society of North America Bylaws Committee.


Organization Name Role
American Board of Radiology Member
American College of Radiology Member
Radiological Society of North America Member
Society for Pediatric Radiology Member
Society of Nuclear Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Sammer MBK, Kan JH, Somcio R, Hansen CM, Pahlka RB, Guillerman RP, Seghers VJ; “Chest CT for the Diagnosis of Pediatric Esophageal Foreign Bodies.” Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, vol. 50, no. 5, Sept. 2021, pp. 566–570

Nguyen HN, Sammer MK, Ditzler M, Carlson L, Somcio R, Orth RC, Rodriguez JR, Seghers VJ. “Transition to Ultrasound as the First-Line Imaging Modality for Midgut Volvulus: Keys to a Successful Roll-Out.” Pediatric Radiology, vol. 51, no. 4, 8 Jan. 2021, pp. 506–515

Sammer MBK, Sher AC, States LJ, Trout AT, Seghers VJ. “Current Trends in Pediatric Nuclear Medicine: A Society for Pediatric Radiology Membership Survey.” Pediatric Radiology, vol. 50, no. 8, 12 May 2020, pp. 1139–1147

Seghers VJ, Sher AC, Nguyen HN, Hayatghaibi SE, Huisman TAGM, Sammer MBK. “Development of Pediatric Academic–Community Radiology Services: Lessons Learned.” Pediatric Radiology, vol. 50, no. 9, 2 May 2020, pp. 1207–1216

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