Drew Fielder, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Drew Fielder is an assistant professor for the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care. He served as chief of surgery for University Medical Center Brackenridge. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for the Austin Medical Education Program and Surgical Peer Review for Ascension Seton Northwest and St. David’s hospitals. He received his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1991. He remained in Houston to complete his general surgery internship and residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital. In 1996, he returned to Austin, where he graduated from The University of Texas for his undergraduate training, in order to begin his general surgery practice.
Fielder is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He completed his required recertification in 2005 and is a fellow of the American College of Surgery. He is also a member of the Travis County Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association, where he serves on the Subcommittee on Accreditation.
Fielder is actively involved in clinical research and is principal investigator on a multi-center randomized controlled trial of operative versus nonoperative treatment of acute unstable chest wall injuries. He has also served as PI or co-investigator on studies of surgical stabilization of flail chest injuries and of monitoring disease severity in acute colonic diverticulitis.