Toni Wakefield, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Hospitalist, Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MD
Brown University, BA, Modern Culture and Media
Residency, Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford/Stanford University
Toni Wakefield, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatric hospitalist in the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She specializes in caring for children that require hospitalization for acute, chronic, common, and complex medical conditions that require specialty management. Additionally, Dr. Wakefield is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Wakefield earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and her bachelor’s in modern culture and media from Brown University. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford/Stanford University.
Dr. Wakefield is active in medical education and has created innovative curricula for both the Dell Medical School Pediatric Residency program and the Dell Medical School Pediatric Hospital Medicine program. She is also active in quality improvement projects, both locally and nationally, in areas that include sepsis as well as bronchiolitis, and she is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Care conferences for care coordination
- End-of-life/quality-of-life discussions
- Manage inpatient pediatric illnesses
- The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
- The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Awards & Honors
- Austin’s Best Doctors