Karl Sylvester

Karl Sylvester

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2002)
  • Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1997) PA
  • Fellowship: Yale - New Haven Hospital (2001) CT
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania (1999) PA
  • Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1993) PA
  • Medical Education: Jefferson Medical College (1992) PA

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director Pediatric Trauma Program, Packard Children's Hospital Stanford (2008 - Present)
  • Executive Director Program for Fetal and Maternal Health, Packard Children's Hospital Stanford (2013 - Present)
  • Associate Dean Maternal Child Health - Research, Stanford University School of Medicine (2016 - Present)

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