Samir R. Pandya, MD $$

Pediatric Surgeon

Faculty Associate at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Samir Pandya, M.D., is a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon at Children’s Health℠. He is an associate professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern, the director of Clinical Research and the associate program director of the pediatric surgery fellowship program. Dr. Pandya specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques with a clinical focus on all diseases affecting the esophagus, chest wall, lungs, stomach and intestines.

Dr. Pandya completed his general surgical residency training at New York Medical College followed by pediatric surgery fellowship training at Emory University/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  

Dr. Pandya was part of a medical team that successfully separated conjoined twins. He has been named a Top Doctor by D Magazine, has received institutional recognition for his clinical work and continues to mentor students, residents and fellows.  He joined Children’s Health in 2017.

Dr. Pandya lives in Dallas with his wife and their three children. When he’s not working, he enjoys skiing, target shooting, soccer and football.

Education and Training

Medical School
Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine (2004)
Westchester County Medical Center (2009), General Surgery
Emory University School Of Medicine (2011), Pediatric Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery,
American Board of Surgery

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