Professor (Tenured)
Pediatric Urology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Director, Pediatric Robotic Surgery Program;
Director, Pediatric Urology Fellowship;
Executive Director, Southwest National Pediatric Device Consortium
Attending Surgeon
Surgery (Pediatric Urology)
Pediatric Urology
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas, United States
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine


BS from UC Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering
MD from Tufts University School of Medicine


Board Certification - Urology
American Board of Urology
Board Certification (CAQ) - Pediatric Urology
American Board of Urology

Professional Interests

  • Pediatric Medical Device Development
  • Robotic Surgery / Minimally Invasive Surgery in Children
  • Pediatric Urology


Southwest National Pediatric Device Consortium - #1P50FD006428
Grant funding from FDA
Southwest National Pediatric Device Consortium (SWPDC) is a multi-institutional consortium anchored by Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), and includes clinical, scientific, business, financial, regulatory, reimbursement, engineering, intellectual property, and academic partners in the Houston / Southwest U.S. region. The consortium received a 5 year, $6.75 million FDA P50 Pediatric Device Consortia (PDC) grant (9/1/2018 - 8/30/2023 – Contact Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Chester Koh – Multi-PI grant) to support innovation, mentoring, and collaborations amongst pediatric clinicians and surgeons, engineers, industry, and other partners for pediatric device development.