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Ed Childs

Ed W. Childs, MD


  • Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Surgery


  • University of California Medical Center(Davis)


  • Morehouse

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Texas A&M University System, HSC College of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center

Honors & Awards

Craig Charleston - 13th Annual Anesthesiology Resident Research

Rudy Puana - 14th Annual Anesthesiology Resident Research Forum - Best Research and Presentation

Rudy Puana - 15th Annual Anesthesiology Resident Research Forum - Best Research and Presentation

Georgia Holder-Haynes 16th Annual Society of Black Academic Surgeons - Best Presentation

Georgia Holder-Haynes 1st Annual General Surgery Research Forum - Best Research

John Ingraham Texas Society of Plastic Surgeon 2nd place, Basic Science


Sawant DA, Tharakan B, Hunter FA, Childs EW. The Role of Intrinsic Apoptotic Signaling in Hemorrhagic Shock-Induced Microvascular Endothelial Cell Barrier Dysfunction. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2014 Oct 3. PMID: 25277298

Stagg HW, Whaley JG, Tharakan B, Hunter FA, Jupiter D, Little DC, Davis ML, Smythe WR, Childs EW. Doxycycline attenuates burn-induced microvascular hyperpermeability. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Dec;75(6):1040-6; discussion 1046. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3182aa9c79. PMID: 24256679

Cromer WE, Zawieja SD, Tharakan B, Childs EW, Newell MK, Zawieja DC. The effects of inflammatory cytokines on lymphatic endothelial barrier function. Angiogenesis. 2014 Apr;17(2):395-406. doi: 10.1007/s10456-013-9393-2. Epub 2013 Oct 20. PMID: 24141404

Sawant DA, Tharakan B, Wilson RL, Stagg HW, Hunter FA, Childs EW. Regulation of tumor necrosis factor-α-induced microvascular endothelial cell hyperpermeability by recombinant B-cell lymphoma-extra large. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):628-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.04.079. Epub 2013 May 23. PMID: 23731686

Stagg HW, Bowen KA, Sawant DA, Rodriguez M, Tharakan B, Childs EW. Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand promotes microvascular endothelial cell hyperpermeability through phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase pathway. Am J Surg. 2013 Apr;205(4):419-25. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.10.027. Epub 2013 Jan 31. PMID: 23375756

Sawant DA, Tharakan B, Tobin RP, Reilly J, Hunter FA, Newell MK, Smythe WR, Childs EW. Microvascular endothelial cell hyperpermeability induced by endogenous caspase 3 activator staurosporine. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Feb;74(2):516-23. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31827a0620. PMID: 23354245