McGovern Medical School


The mission of Department of Pediatrics is to provide the highest quality of medical care; to advance the knowledge in biomedical and behavioral sciences through the expansion of our research programs; and to provide excellence and innovation in the training of students, residents, fellows, and physicians.

Message from the Chair

Kevin P. Lally, MD

Special Programs

65 Specialized Clinics in Greater Houston Area


The specialized clinical faculty of Department of Pediatrics practices in various different locations around the greater Houston. Learn more about our Clinics »

Residency Programs


67 Pediatrics residents and 22 Medicine-Pediatrics residents, 3 Pediatric Chief Residents, 5 Child Neurology preliminary residents and 4 Medical Genetics/Pediatrics residents call us home. Learn more about our Residency Programs »

Fellowship Programs

We currently offer fellowship in 12 disciplines, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, Interventional Pediatric Cardiology, Child Abuse and Neglect(Child Protection Pediatrics) Critical Care Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Neonatology, Nephrology and Pulmonology. Learn more about our Fellowship Programs »

Latest News

September 22, 2017

UT Mitochondrial Center of Excellence Highlighted for Mito Awareness Week

Each September we highlight the work that is done and the awareness of Mitochondrial Disease. This year, Mitochondrial Disease Awareness falls on September 17th through the 23rd. In an effort to spread awareness across the Texas Medical Center, the TMC Pulse highlighted our very own Mary Kay Koenig, MD and the efforts that she and […] Read full »

May 17, 2017

UTHealth Physicians Help Foster Children Heal from Trauma

To read more about how Foster Care Center of Excellence awarded Harris County Protective Services clinic click here. Read full »

May 16, 2017

PRC Division Seminar Series “Visualizing Cellular Dynamics During Orofacial Development” – May 19, 2017

The Pediatric Research Center is hosting Dr. George Eisenhoffer Jr., Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics, on May 19th from 12-1pm in MSB B.100. The topic will be “Visualizing Cellular Dynamics During Orofacial Development.” For more information contact Tracy Maclin at Read full »