The Cutting Edge of Pediatrics - 2018

Join the Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Surgery for a fast-paced, educational day of discussions on common pediatric surgical conditions

Saturday, January 27, 2018 | 9AM-3PM 
Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women
6651 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77030
4th Floor Conference Center

About the Conference

This conference is intended for the front-line pediatric practitioner addressing how to care for surgical issues in the primary care office and when to refer to a pediatric specialist. The day includes a maximum of 5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ including 1 credit of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Speakers & Topics include:

Guillermo Aldave, MD, PhDNeurosurgeryLarge Heads, Flat Heads, Small Heads, Abnormally Shaped Heads

Ellis Arjmand, MD, MMM, PhD • Ethics • A History of Racial Segregation in American Hospitals

Edward Buchanan, MDPlastic SurgeryMultidisciplinary Care of the Cleft Patient

Madhuri Chilakapati, MDOphthalmologyHelp! My Baby’s Eyes are Crossed (or Something!)

Aharon Gladstein, MDOrthopedicsWill She Still Make the WNBA? Sports Injuries & Fractures

Mary Frances Musso, DOOtolaryngologyPersistent Obstructive Sleep Apnea After Tonsillectomy

Chimsom Oleka, MD & Christina Davis-Kankanamge, MDPediatric & Adolescent GynecologyTo Bleed or Not to Bleed? That is the Question

Sohail Shah, MD, MSHAPediatric SurgeryPectus Defectus: An Update on Options & Timing of Treatment

Ming-Hsien Wang, MDUrologyThe ABCs of UTIs

Faculty include experts from Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Surgery. They all also hold academic appointments at Baylor College of Medicine.


Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women 4th Floor Conference Center, 6651 Main St., Houston, Texas 77030 


Parking will be complimentary. Please self-park in the Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women garage. This is TMC parking garage 21. Bring your yellow coin to the registration table to be validated. We will not be able to offer validations for valet parking.

  • Coming from Main Street? Look for TMC parking garage 21 signs.
  • Coming from Fannin? Look for TMC entrance 9/garage 21 signs for parking.

From the parking garage, take the elevator to the Fourth Floor and follow the directional signage.

Contact Us

For more information on this conference, contact Shon Bower, Manager of Multimedia Services, or 832-826-1925.

Other Information

Sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital.

Accreditation Statement

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM including 1 credit of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

All presenters have reported no relationships with proprietary entities related to the content of this activity. Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.