Texas Children's Hospital West Campus welcomes two new surgeons providing additional orthopedic and plastic surgery support to the community

Nov 01, 2013, 08:00 ET from Texas Children's Hospital

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is excited to announce two new members to its surgical team: pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jaclyn Hill and plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Lee. Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is Houston's first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children. For more information about pediatric surgery at Texas Children's, visit texaschildrens.org/surgery.

"With the arrival of Drs. Hill and Lee, the surgery team at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus has grown to more than 20 surgeons enabling us to provide exceptional care and an expanded offering of pediatric services to patients and families in our community," said Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr., surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital.

Dr. Jaclyn Hill
Hill, who also serves as assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), received an undergraduate degree at Princeton University. She earned her medical degree from BCM and went on to complete her residency at Harvard University and completed her pediatric orthopedic fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital.

Hill's clinical interests include lower extremity deformity, congenital deficiencies, clubfoot and the prenatal diagnosis of orthopedic problems. Her research interests include gender issues in orthopedic surgery and applications of circular external fixation in pediatric orthopedic trauma. Hill is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Orthopedics, as well as the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She is excited to join the Texas Children's team and work with the diverse patient population and impressive staff.

Dr. Edward Lee
Lee, who also serves as assistant professor of surgery, division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at BCM, received an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. He earned his medical degree from BCM where he went on to complete his plastic surgery residency, as well as his fellowship in pediatric plastic surgery.

Lee's clinical interests include comprehensive cleft care, ear deformities, vascular anomalies and occuloplastic surgery. His research interests include surgical outcomes for pediatric and craniofacial patients, as well as wound healing and scar maturation.

Lee says he feels fortunate to be joining the Texas Children's team, working closely with an organization and people dedicated to providing excellence in patient care, education and research.

About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to creating a community of healthy children through excellence in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked among the top children's hospitals in the nation, Texas Children's has recognized Centers of Excellence in multiple pediatric subspecialties including the Cancer and Heart Centers, and operates the largest primary pediatric care network in the country. Texas Children's has completed a $1.5 billion expansion, which includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; and Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston.  For more information on Texas Children's, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news from Texas Children's by visiting the online newsroom and on Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.

Lindsey Fox 

SOURCE Texas Children's Hospital