Positions

Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Education

Clinical Fellowship at The University of Louisville Health Science Center
Hand Surgery
Residency at Duke University Medical Center
Plastic Surgery
Research Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center
Research Fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospital Microsurgery Research Centre
Residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
General Surgery
MD from Southwestern Medical School
BA from The University of Texas at Austin
Zoology

Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Interests

Professional Statement

William Pederson, M.D., a highly-regarded pediatric hand surgeon, joined Texas Children’s in January 2016, further expanding the highly-specialized, multidisciplinary care offered to children, adolescents and families who seek treatment at Texas Children’s.

Pederson’s clinical interests include the management of vascular problems in the upper extremity, nerve injury and repair including brachial plexus, Volkmann’s ischemic contracture, facial paralysis and microsurgical reconstruction of complex extremity defects.

A native Texan, he is an honors graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and received his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed an internship and residency in surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Pederson continued his medical education with training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina and was a Christine Kleinert Fellow in hand surgery in Louisville, Kentucky. Following this, he completed a one-year fellowship in microsurgery at St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

Memberships

American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
American Association for Hand Surgery
World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Texas Surgical Society
Association of Hand Surgery Fellowship Directors
American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation