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Wallis Molchen


Texas Medical Center
West Campus

Academic General Pediatrics
Phone: 832-822-3436


Wallis Molchen, DO

Clinical Attending, Transitional ICU and Complex Care Clinic

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship 2018
University of Connecticut/Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Research Fellowship Chief Residency 2016
University of Connecticut/Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Residency Pediatrics 2015
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Medical School Doctor of Osteopathy 2012
Amherst College Bachelors BA with Honors 2004


I care for children with medical complexity in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. This unique perspective has helped me approach caring for these children more holistically. I enjoy being a part of a multi-disciplinary health care team and partnering with patients and their families to deliver individualized care and psychosocial support to maximize health and quality of life.   

Clinical Interests

Improving transitions of care from hospital to home for technology-dependent children, home health care, pain management in nonverbal children and patient safety 

Research Interests

Caregiver experience and resilience, tracheostomy education and simulation 


Organization Name Role
Academic Pediatric Association Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow

Selected Publications

Nicome R, Lo HY, Gupta S, Khan A, Lee A, Molchen W, Neubauer H, Ramgopal V, Lyn M, Weber E, Vachani J. Utilizing a Behavioral Health Bundle to Improve Patient and Clinician Safety for Hospitalized Children. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2021 Mar-Apr; 6(2):e393. PMID: 33718748.

Bell MC, Robuck PR, Wright EC, Mihova MS, Hofmann C, De Santo JL, Milstein SL, Richtmyer PA, Shelton JL, Cormier M, King DL, Park CJ, Molchen WA, Park Y, Kelley M. Automated summaries of serious adverse events in the hepatitis C antiviral long-term treatment against cirrhosis trial. Clin Trials. 2009 Dec; 6(6):618-27. PMID: 19889888.

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