Dr. Sanjeev A. Vasudevan, associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and attending surgeon for pediatric surgery service at Texas Children’s Hospital, has been inducted into the Society of University Surgeons. The mission of the SUS is supporting and advancing leaders in academic surgery. Members have proven to play crucial roles in all major advancements in modern surgery, from the most basic scientific breakthroughs to the technological advances used at the bedside and in the operating room.
Dr. Vasudevan provides pediatric surgical care with special attention to the surgical needs of children with cancer and the needs of their families. This dedication combines education and training, advanced research, and the development of newer and better treatments and procedures. Dr. Vasudevan’s laboratory research focuses on orthotopic modeling of pediatric solid tumors, in particular liver cancer, and personalized, targeted therapies for these devastating diseases in children.