Dr. John Teichgraeber is a Professor and Director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Pediatric Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Teichgraeber focuses on accessibility and family-friendly care. He is part of a group of pediatric surgery specialists who utilize a team approach to the care of congenital deformities.
Among his many honors and awards are Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards, Best Doctors in America (2005-2006, 2011-2012) and the House of Charity Humanitarian of the Year Award. He continues to go on medical mission trips to treat children born with cleft lips and palates.
A resident of Houston, Dr. Teichgraeber is married and the father of two teenaged daughters. Outside his practice, he enjoys cooking, golf and swimming. Before settling on a career in medicine, he had worked as a US Park Ranger and remains an outdoor enthusiast.
Patients are seen at the UTP Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic.
If you need to contact UT Physicians Plastic Surgery, their Main Phone is (832) 325-7181.
Emory University School of Medicine, 1978
Emory University Hospital, 1982
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1986
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1983