Welcome to the UTMB Department of Pediatrics and Children's Hospital web site. The Pediatric department has a strong history of clinical care, resident and medical student education and research. The Department of Pediatrics is an integral part of the UTMB School of Medicine. UTMB Health working together to work wonders. Pediatric Health is "Treating children WELL!"


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Providing access to pediatric primary and specialty patient care to serve the health needs of Texas.
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Our faculty participate in the education of medical students, residents and sub specialty fellows.
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Congratulations Dr. Reyes on Piper Professor Award

May 17, 2017, 20:33 PM by Mary Urbani

Victor Reyes, PhD, was selected as a 2017 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Dr. Reyes is a professor in the Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Pediatrics. In 2016, he was chosen as a member of the University of Texas System Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education. Established in 1958, the prestigious Piper Professor Awards honor 10 effective and dedicated professors each year from two- and four-year colleges and universities in Texas.
May 2017

Keeping Kids Healthy Galveston Daily News, by Dr. Sally Robinson

Working WondersTips and Health Information from UTMB experts

New Birthing Suites Tours in Galveston

Tours approximately 30 minutes and are held at 10 am and 4pm the first Sunday and the Third Sunday each month. Free Parking available.

June 2017

New Childbirth Classes in League City



Hydrogen Sulfide may be a Promising Tool in Fighting Highly Infectious Viruses

UTMB Newsroom, January 20, 2017