Pediatric Surgery


Eunice Huang, MD, MS

Dr. Huang

Dr. Huang attended college at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. After studying medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, she completed her general surgery residency at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. She then came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Following her fellowship training, she accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Huang has a Master's degree in Epidemiology through the UT Department of Preventive Medicine. She is currently a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Member of the Association for Academic Surgery, American Pediatric Surgical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, American Medical Association, Association of Women Surgeons, and the American Medical Informatics Association.

Research and Interests

  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Anorectal Malformation
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Outcomes Research
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics

University Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Residency Program
  • Chief Research Biomedical Informatics Officer, Children’s Foundation Research Institute

Medical School

  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Post Graduate Training

  • Residency: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship University of Tennessee, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN

Various Publications

  • Vogel AM, Zhang J, Mauldin PD, Williams RF, Huang EY, Santore MT, Tsao K, Falcone RA, Dassinger MS, Haynes JH, Blakely ML, Russell RT, Naik-Mathuria BJ, St Peter SD, Mooney D, Upperman JS, Streck CJ. Variability in the evalution of pediatric blunt abdominal trauma. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018 Nov 13. doi: 10.1007/s00383-018-4417-z. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30426222.
  • Bhimani AD, Macrinici V, Ghelani S, Huang EY, Khan NI, Saw TA, Mejia A. Delving Deeper Into Informed Consent: Legal and Ethical Dilemmas of Emergency Consent, Surrogate Consent, and Intraoperative Consultation. Orthopedics. 2018 Nov 1;41(6):e741-e746. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20180912-10. Epub 2018 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 30222792.
  • Wu KL, Kuo CM, Huang EY, Pan HM, Huang CC, Chen YF, Hsiao CC, Yang KD. Extracellular galectin-3 facilitates colon cancer cell migration and is related to the epidermal growth factor receptor. Am J Transl Res. 2018 Aug 15;10(8):2402-2412. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30210679; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6129507.
  • Jain R, Frederick JP, Huang EY, Burke KE, Mauger DM, Andrianova EA, Farlow SJ, Siddiqui S, Pimentel J, Cheung-Ong K, McKinney KM, Köhrer C, Moore MJ, Chakraborty T. MicroRNAs Enable mRNA Therapeutics to Selectively Program Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct. Nucleic Acid Ther. 2018 Oct;28(5):285-296. doi: 10.1089/nat.2018.0734. Epub 2018 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 30088967; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6157376.
  • Chen YH, Kuo TT, Huang EY, Hoffer BJ, Kao JH, Chou YC, Chiang YH, Miller J. Nicotine-Induced Conditional Place Preference Is Affected by Head Injury: Correlation with Dopamine Release in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018 Oct 1;21(10):949-961. doi: 10.1093/ijnp/pyy055. PubMed PMID: 29905798; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6165954.
  • Chen YH, Lin BJ, Hsieh TH, Kuo TT, Miller J, Chou YC, Huang EY, Hoffer BJ. Differences in Nicotine Encoding Dopamine Release between the Striatum and Shell Portion of the Nucleus Accumbens. Cell Transplant. 2018 Jan 1:963689718775382. doi: 10.1177/0963689718775382. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29807460.

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Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN

Dr. Huang is married to Raymond Gardocki and they have three children - Alex, TJ and Ryan.