Department of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship


About the Program


The Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship is a one-year program fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
The Department of Anesthesiology at Texas Children's performs more than 50,000 anesthetics a year. These include nearly 1,000 cardiac surgery procedures, approximately 40 liver transplants, and the full range of neonatal and pediatric surgical procedures on healthy children and those with complex medical conditions. 

Our practice is unique in that we work with both academic and private practice surgeons, which prepares our fellows for both types of careers. All faculty members are certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and are fellowship-trained. Please explore this website further to appreciate all of the great aspects of our fellowship program!


Message from Program Leadership


Thank you for your interest in the Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program! We are located in the heart of the largest medical center in the world and affiliated with one of the most renowned and largest children's hospitals. Our fellowship offers unparalleled clinical volume and acuity with an engaged faculty and a supportive clinical environment. Our fellowship program is part of a Pediatric Anesthesiology Department providing more than 50,000 cases per year including the #1 rated pediatric heart center in the world. The pediatric anesthesiology fellow can expect to become an expert in the care of numerous types of complex neonatal and pediatric patients. Additionally, our large and diverse faculty have significant roles at the local and national levels. As the 4th largest city in the nation, Houston has an incredible food scene and is considered the most diverse among large cities in the entire nation. Despite being such a large city, Houston is also described by many to have a laid-back attitude and portray a friendly hospitality. Texas Children’s Hospital is simply a remarkable place to learn and equally as Houston is to live. We welcome your interest to learn more about our incredible fellowship program!


Program Director Interview


Learn more about our fellowship by watching a recent interview from the American Society of Anesthesiologists Fellowship/Residency Insights section here.

Watch the interview

David Young, M.D., M.Ed., M.B.A., FASA

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Interim Program Director

Chinedu Otu, M.D.

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Associate Program Director


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Davelyn Smith

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Program Coordinator

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