Pediatric Urology Fellowship
The Pediatric Urology Fellowship program at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine is one of the most experienced ACGME-accredited training programs, as it has been consistently training pediatric urology fellows since 1982.
About the Division of Pediatric Urology
The Division of Pediatric Urology is one of the largest pediatric urology divisions in the U.S. and is staffed by 6 full-time pediatric urologists.
Division of Pediatric Urology, Texas Children's Hospital Faculty
- Paul F. Austin, MD, FAAP, Division Chief of Pediatric Urology
- Edmond Gonzales, Jr., MD
- Chester Koh, MD, Pediatric Urology Fellowship Director
- Nicolette Janzen, MD, Residency Site Coordinator
- Seth Abhishek, MD
About the fellowship
The Division of Pediatric Urology offers a 2-year fellowship which includes one year of clinical pediatric urology experience and one year of basic laboratory research. One fellow is appointed each year.
The laboratory year is dedicated to basic laboratory research in the Pediatric Urology Laboratory under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Seth, as well as Dolores Lamb, PhD, in the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Reproductive Medicine. The laboratory is supported by National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and is especially dedicated to investigating the genetic basis of congenital genitourinary disorders in children. The fellow is expected to publish original research articles in the area of pediatric urology.
The clinical year at Texas Children's Hospital offers a wide range of cases for the fellow, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive surgery, fetal surgery, and complex genitourinary reconstruction. The fellow supervises the multiple residents from several local programs that rotate at Texas Children's, and actively participates in the teaching of the residents and medical students in conjunction with the faculty.
The fellowship is accredited by the ACGME, and graduates are eligible for the Pediatric Urology Subspecialty Certification (American Board of Urology).
The fellow is responsible for organizing the weekly pediatric urology conference as well as other academic meetings with the Gender Disorders Clinic (Disorders of Sex Development), Fetal Center, Spina Bifida Clinic, Anorectal Malformation Clinic, the Voiding Dysfunction Clinic and the Kidney Stone Clinic.
The fellow is expected to publish original clinical research articles in the area of pediatric urology.
Applicants should register for the Match and download the Universal Application via the Society for Pediatric Urology website.
The completed application, as well as the letters of recommendations and a CV should be submitted to Chester Koh, MD.
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For more information, please contact:
Chester Koh, MD, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Urology Fellowship Director
Director, Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatric Robotic Surgery Program
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