Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Surgical Director of ECMO
Texas Children's Hospital


Fellowship at Children's Hospital
Internship from University Of California, Los Angeles
Residency from Baylor College Of Medicine
M.D. from Baylor College Of Medicine


Board Certified - General Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Board Certified - Pediatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Interests

  • Pediatric surgery
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Fetal surgery

Professional Statement

Dr. Timothy C. Lee has particular expertise and clinical interest in fetal surgery, neonatal surgery for all newborns with surgical problems, and in general pediatric surgery.

Dr. Lee’s primary focus is on improving clinical care and deriving protocol driven patient care initiatives in the surgical neonatal ICU and within the Texas Children’s Fetal Center. Currently he is a collaborator in a randomized control trial on the benefit of early delivery of gastroschisis patients. Other areas of research interest include patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and the use of extracorporeal life support. Dr. Lee is pursuing a Masters in Clinical Research to develop expertise in management and initiation of clinical trials within the neonatal ICU and within the fetal center patient populations.

Selected Publications


American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery
American Pediatric Surgical Association