The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Announces Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Appointment given to Dr. Elizabeth Magnabosco

SAN ANTONIO, TX (August 3, 2020) – The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Foundation and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio celebrate the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Magnabosco as the chair holder of the Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics.

In 2009, the Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics was established through a generous gift from Goldsbury Foundation to commemorate the steadfast dedication and constant commitment of Dr. Wilkins, who has devoted his life to caring for children suffering from orthopedic ailments, not just in our community, but worldwide.

The Kaye E. Wilkins, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics was awarded to Dr. Elizabeth Magnabosco so that she can further advance education and research in the field of pediatric orthopedics.

Dr. Magnabosco graduated from The University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Realizing medicine is her passion, she enrolled at Finch University of Health Sciences – The Chicago Medical School (currently Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science) and completed her Doctorate in Medicine, graduating second in her class. After graduation, she was chosen to train in orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She went on to complete her specialty training in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, one of the most prestigious programs in the country.

Dr. Magnabosco joined The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio in July 2014 and currently serves as section chief, pediatric orthopedics and assistant professor of pediatric orthopedic surgery, Baylor College of Medicine. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and has received numerous awards, most recently being recognized by San Antonio Magazine as one of San Antonio’s Best Doctors in 2020. She makes it a priority to continue improving patient care and patient experience at The Children’s Hospital. Areas of interest and expertise include spinal deformity surgery, clubfoot and other foot disorders, developmental dysplasia of the hip, cerebral palsy, and osteogenesis imperfecta.

Endowed chairs recognize and foster excellence among medical professionals who are leaders in their field. Clinical, research, and educational opportunities for the recipient and the department they represent are supported through the earnings of a permanent fund. CHRISTUS Children’s has seven endowed chairs.

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