Stephen Mark Megison, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. A pediatric surgery specialist, he serves as Medical Director of the Trauma Service and Director of Robotic Surgery at Children's Medical Center Dallas.

Dr. Megison earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. After completing his residency in surgery at UT Southwestern, he received advanced training in pediatric surgery through a fellowship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and The Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1993.

Dr. Megison’s clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, thoracic congenital malformation, and resident education. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and book chapters, and he regularly delivers presentations and lectures.

He is a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the ATOMAC Pediatric Trauma Network, the Parkland Surgical Society, and the Pediatric Trauma Society.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - LSU School of Medicine (1981-1985)
  • Fellowship - U.of Oklahoma Hlth Sci. Cntr (1991-1993), Pediatric Surgery
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1986-1991), General Surgery
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1988-1989), Surgery
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1985-1986), General Surgery
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • ATOMAC Pediatric Trauma Network
  • Parkland Surgical Society
  • Pediatric Trauma Society
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2013-2022
  • Texas Super Doctor, 2006, 2007, 2010-2020, Texas Monthly
  • Lloyd & Ruth Rader Trust Scholarship 1993, Outstanding Post-Doctoral Fellow: Children's Hospital of Oklahoma
  • Resident Teaching Award 1991
  • Parkland Surgical Society Best Paper Award 1989, "The Effects of Relief of Biliary Obstruction on Mononuclear Phagocyte System Function/Cell Medicated Immunity"
  • Doctor-Patient Relationship Award 1985, Shreveport Medical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Congenital Malformation

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