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Taryn Sheldon, PA-C

Appointments: 1-512-324-3028


The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, MPAS

Texas A&M University, BS, Molecular and Experimental Nutrition


Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas Medical Center

Taryn Sheldon, PA-C, is a board-certified surgical physician assistant with the Institute for Cardiovascular Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. She has over ten years of physician assistant surgical experience in adult cardiothoracic surgery.

Taryn Sheldon earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston after completing a bachelor's degree in molecular and experimental nutrition from Texas A&M University. She also completed a post-graduate fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery physician assistant studies at the Houston Methodist Hospital Debakey Heart and Vascular Center.

Taryn Sheldon is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Association of Physician Assistants, and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Taryn Sheldon is a surgical physician assistant with UT Health Austin.


  • First and second assistant for various complex cardiac cases
  • Inpatient management in ICU
  • Operating room preparation
  • Outpatient management pre- and post-operative

Board Certification

  • State of Texas Physician Assistant Board
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Award for Clinical Excellence , The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Department of Physician Assistant Studies


  • Institute for Cardiovascular Health - Seton Main
    Ascension Seton Medical Center - Main
    1201 W. 38th St.,
    Austin, TX 78705
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