W. Robert “Bob” Morrow, M.D.

W. Robert “Bob” Morrow, M.D.


President, Physician Organizations and Academic Relations and Chief Clinical Officer, Children’s Health and Children’s Medical Center Dallas

Dr. Bob Morrow serves as President, Physician Organizations and Academic Relations and Chief Clinical Officer. He is responsible for all of our employed physician organizations, our affiliation with UT Southwestern, the Clinically Integrated Network, Children’s Health Pediatric Group, Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern, and clinical research.

Dr. Morrow serves as a Children’s physician spokesperson and provides medical leadership across the organization. He also plays an integral role in strategic decision making and long-range planning critical to Children’s continued success. 

Dr. Morrow is an internationally recognized pediatric cardiologist with more than 26 years of experience and expert in heart transplantation in children. Prior to joining Children’s in 2013, Bob served as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) where he served as a Professor of Pediatrics, the Associate Dean for Children and the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology. During his 17-year tenure at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, he was responsible for the medical care, physician professional accountability, graduate medical education, advocacy, community outreach and telemedicine.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at The University of Washington and Children’s Orthopedic Hospital (now known as Seattle Children’s Hospital). Dr. Morrow completed his fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.