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Julie Sanchez, MD

Julie Sanchez, MD

  • Specialty

    Pediatric Surgery
  • Group

    Austin Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Sanchez received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989 and a Medical Doctoral Degree from Southwestern Medical School at Dallas in 1993.  She completed her General Surgery Training at the State University of New York in 1998 and completed a Pediatric Trauma and Research Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1999.  Upon completing her fellowship, she returned to New York to complete her training in Pediatric Surgery at the State University of New York in 2001. She is board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

Shortly after arriving to Austin, Dr. Sanchez established the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Austin and became the lead physician for Austin Safe Kids Coalition. Her firm belief in injury prevention gave birth to the first Children's Education and Community Resource Center.  In 2006, her "Boost Now! Join the Buckleteers!," a booster seat program to increase the usage of booster seats in children, received national recognition.  She is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Texas Medical Association and the Travis County Medical Society.