Pediatric Surgery Trainees and Graduates

The pediatric surgery fellowship at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is proud to have trained some of the best pediatric surgeons in the country. Our graduates represent highly skilled and respected pediatric surgeons within their institutions. Many have gone on to leadership positions and have sub-specialized in pediatric surgery. They practice in a myriad of institution types. We are proud of all our graduates in the UT pediatric surgery family.


Current Trainees

 Graduation YearNameUndergraduate DegreeDoctorate DegreeResidency
2020Megan Coughlin, MD (PGY-7)University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIWayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MIHenry Ford/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
2021A. Francois Trappey, MD (PGY-7)Davidson College, Davidson, NCLouisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LABrooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX
2022Mary Arbuthnot, DO (PGY-6)The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PANaval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA


 Graduation YearNameCurrent Practice
2019Carey Watson, MDPrivate Practice - Great Lakes Pediatric Surgeons, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN
2017Laura Hollinger, MDMedical University of South Carolina, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Charlston, SC
Moiz Mustafa, MD2016Moiz Mustafa, MDUniversity of Florida, Division of Surgery, Gainesville, FL
2015Vincent Duron, MDColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Brian Jones, MD 2014Brian Jones, MDUniversity of Chicago Medicine, Comer Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL
2013Yigit Guner, MD, MSUniversity of California - Irvine
Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA
2012Janice Taylor, MDUniversity of Florida, Division of Surgery, Gainesville, FL
2011Rona Norelius, MDChildren's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
2010Adam Vogel, MDBaylor College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
2009Stacey Moore-Olufemi, MDPrivate Practice, Houston, TX
2008Chris Anderson, MDFlorida Hospital Medical Group, Orlando, FL
2007Kyriacos Panayides, MDCook Children's Hospital, Fort Worth, TX



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