Pediatric Urologist at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH)
Professor of Urology, Pediatrics, and OB/GYN at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
Dr. Chester Koh is a pediatric urologist at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) and a Professor of Urology, Pediatrics, and OB/GYN at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He also serves as the director of the Pediatric Robotic Surgery Program. Dr. Koh received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his urology residency at USC and his pediatric urology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston / Harvard Medical School. He is the founder and executive director of the Southwest National Pediatric Device Consortium (SWPDC) based at TCH / BCM, as well as co-founder and co-PI of the Southern California Consortium for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), both of which are FDA-funded pediatric device consortia (PDC) that are dedicated to improving children’s health by collaborating with local, regional, and national institutional and innovation partners to expand the pediatric device development ecosystems to create innovative pediatric medical devices. He is also a current PDC pediatric innovator with a magnetic ureteral stent removal device for children that is currently supported by SBIR funding from the NIDDK / NIH. In addition, he also serves on national leadership committees for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Urology and the AAP Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology.