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Julie I. Sanchez, MD, FACS

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Julie I. Sanchez, MD, FACS

Dr. Sanchez and her family have lived in Austin since 2001. In addition to a successful surgical practice, she is a co-founder of Abilitee Adaptive Wear, an online clothing company for children and adults with special needs. She also has a passion for education, global health and injury prevention.

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  • Pediatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
  • Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Seton Northwest Hospital
  • Seton Southwest Hospital
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Provides Care Through

  • Austin Pediatric Surgery

Additional Language Spoken

  • Spanish

My Passion for Healthcare

My initial passion was architecture. As an undergraduate at UT-Austin, my father encouraged me to think about medicine. I became a volunteer at Brackenridge Hospital. That's were I discovered my passion for medicine. Pediatric surgery allows me to care for children, empower parents and be a mentor. I enjoy meeting parents, caring for their newborn and seeing their child grow into a young adult. I'm blessed to be part of the journey.

Services I Provide

  1. Perinatal Consultations
  2. Minimally Invasive Surgery
  3. Neonatal Surgery
  4. Breast and Ovarian Masses
  5. Hepato-biliary Surgery
  6. Surgery for the Special Needs Child
  7. Gastro-intestinal Surgery

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Southwestern Med Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX

  • Residency

    SUNY at Brooklyn/Kings County Hospital, brooklyn, NY

  • Fellowship

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

  • Board Certification

    AB of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery

    American Board of Surgery

My Clinical Focus

My focus is to provide expert diagnosis and surgical treatment of a variety of general surgical conditions for children of all ages. My scope of practice ranges from perinatal consultations and hernia repairs to complex surgical management of tumors, birth defects and traumas.


  1. Affiliate Professor of The UT-Dell Medical School
  2. APSA-Global Pediatric Surgery Committee
  3. Dell Children's Surgical Global Outreach
  4. Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  5. Fellow, American Pediatric Surgery Association
  6. TETAF-NICU Surveyor
  7. Texas Medical Association

Why Choose Pediatric Care with Seton

We believe in showing dignity and respect to every person we serve, and that includes our littlest patients too. It's part of what we call Humancare: delivering the best possible healthcare for humans, big or small.

Our pediatric care team includes board-certified pediatric specialists, skilled nurses and other health providers who handle complex medical and neurological issues as well as health concerns as simple as vaccinations. Seton also maintains a strong presence in schools and programs throughout the surrounding communities to bring healthcare to the kids and families who need it the most.

We offer a range of health services to keep your kids healthy, from making it easier to schedule clinical visits for everyday illnesses to planning in-hospital playtime and other innovative ways to connect with children.

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