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Dr. Charles Cox Jr, MD

Pediatric Surgery

An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Charles Cox earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. He completed residencies in pediatric surgery at the University of Michigan, general surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and bu...

An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Charles Cox earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. He completed residencies in pediatric surgery at the University of Michigan, general surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and burns/trauma at Shriners Burn Hospital in Galveston.

Dr. Cox is the Children’s Fund, Inc., Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery and directs the Pediatric Surgical Translational Laboratories and Pediatric Program in Regenerative Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He also directs the Pediatric Trauma Program at the UTHealth/Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center.

His clinical interests include complex re-operative abdominal and thoracic surgery in children and his research focuses on stem cell therapies for neurological injuries. In practice in Houston since 1996, Dr. Cox treats children up to 18 years old and adult patients with congenital problems. He manages highly complex, multi-disciplinary problems in children, providing long-term continuity of care for complex conditions.

The Bellaire resident is married and the father of two sons and two daughters. His favorite leisure activity is cycling.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7234

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatric Surgery
Medical Education

University of Texas at Galveston-Enrollment Services 1988

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

UTMB Galveston House Staff Office 1992, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - GME ONLINE ONLY 1996, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth 1997

Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston-GME 1994

PCP Number

100000037221

Clinical Interests
  • Colorectal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Laparoscopic Hernia
  • Colorectal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Laparoscopic Hernia
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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