Surgery Fellowship Program

The pediatric surgery fellowship has a structured didactic curriculum for pediatric surgery training. Faculty are all American Board of Surgery certified in pediatric surgery and general surgery. Fellows are involved in multiple robust multidisciplinary collaborative programs. Fellows will also have opportunities to partner with our teaching hospitals – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Regional One Health.

Research Interests

  • Chest wall anomalies and deformities
  • Colorectal conditions
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Trauma and burns
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and ECMO
  • Intestinal rehabilitation and adaptation
  • Health disparities research
  • Hirschsprung’s Disease
  • Mucosal immune development
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Program Staff: Surgery

Program Director

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Dr. Eunice Huang is clinical director of the Biomedical Informatics Core for the CFRI and chief biomedical research informatics officer. A pediatric general surgeon at Le Bonheur Children’s, Dr. Huang received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychobiology from Yale University and completed medical school at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. She did her general surgery residency training at Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center and her pediatric surgical fellowship training at the UTHSC. She also has a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from the Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC. Dr. Huang is an associate professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at UTHSC and has special clinical interest in Hirschsprung's disease, anorectal malformations, intestinal rehabilitation and multi-institutional pediatric surgical trials.

Associate Program Director

Fellowship Coordinator

Amber Stroupe