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Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
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William "Chris" Pederson, MD, FACS
Dr. Pederson received his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and his Plastic Surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He did a fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of Louisville Health Science Center at Louisville, Kentucky and a fellowship in microsurgery research at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Pederson specializes in hand reconstruction, hand trauma, brachial plexus repair and lower limb reconstruction. He is a member of the Hand Center at West Campus. He is a member of several boards and is the President-elect, Scientific Program Chair 2016 for the American Association for Hand Surgery. He is a director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He serves on the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery and on the Scientific Editorial Board of the Journal of Hand Surgery (American).
Dr. Pederson is both board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery and with the American Board of Surgery in “Surgery of the Hand."
Pederson, W.C., Revascularization options for terminal distal ischemia, Hand Clinics 31(1):75-83, 2015.
Pederson, W.C., Median Nerve Injury and Repair, Journal of Hand Surgery 39(6):1216-1211, 2014.
Pederson, W.C. Free Tissue Transfer in Dysvascular and Diabetic Patients, in Levin, L.S. (ed.), Soft Tissue Reconstruction, Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery 12(2):87, 2013.
Saint-Cyr, M., Wong, C., Buchel, E.W., Colohan, S., and Pederson, W.C. Free Tissue Transfers and Replantation , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 130(6):858e-878e, 2012.
Friedrich, J.B., Pederson, W.C., Bishop, A.T., Galaviz, P., and Chang, J. New workhorse flaps in hand reconstruction, Hand 7:45-54, 2012.
Tuder, D., Pederson, W.C., Abrahamian, G.A., Ingari, J.V., Bagg, M.C., Person, D.W., and Martyak, G.G. San Antonio Military and Civilian Hand Transplantation Program: A Case Report, Transplantation Proceedings 43:3561-3562, 2011.
Henry, S.L., Frome, B.A., and Pederson, W.C. Vascularized bone transfer for severe injury around the ankle. Microsurgery 29(5): 353-360, 2009.
Chhabra, A.B., Golish, S.R., Pannunzio, M.E., Butler, T.E., Bolano, L.E., and Pederson, W.C. Treatment of Chronic Nonunions of the Humerus with Free Vascularized Fibula Transfer: A Report of Thirteen Cases. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 25(2):117-124, 2009.
Pederson, W.C. Clinical Use of Anticoagulants Following Free Tissue Transfer Surgery, Journal of Hand Surgery [Am] 33(8):1435-1436, Oct 2008.
Pederson, W.C. and Person, D.W. Long bone reconstruction with vascularized bone grafts. Orthopaedic Clinics of North America 38:23-35, 2007.
Pannunzio, M.E., Chhabra, B.A., Golish, R.S., Brown, M.R., and Pederson, W.C. Free fibula transfer in the treatment of difficult distal tibia fractures. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 23(1):11-18, 2007.
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