Our Leaders

Meaningful research at multiple major pediatric trauma centers takes skilled leadership. Meet the physician leadership team of the ATOMAC+ Pediatric Trauma Research Network.

Jessica Naiditch, MD – Secretary

Jessica Naiditch, MD – Secretary

Dell Children’s Medical Center

Dr. Naiditch was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, PA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Carnegie-Mellon University in 2003. She completed her general surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 2014 before moving to Dallas to complete a fellowship in pediatric general surgery at the University of Texas-Southwestern in 2016. She joined the Austin Pediatric Surgery group in 2016 and soon thereafter became the Trauma Medical Director of the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Austin, TX, at Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Naiditch is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care and Assistant Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Naiditch is a member of the American Pediatric Surgery Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Pediatric Trauma Society, and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. She is a site reviewer for the American College of Surgeons Verification Review Committee. She is board-certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

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